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Transgender people in North Carolina will not be barred from using public restrooms and other facilities that match their gender identity under a consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper, Attorney General Josh Stein, the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, and LGBT North Carolinians who are challenging state anti-LGBT laws H.B. 2 and H.B. 142 in a federal lawsuit. The judge in the case must agree to the terms of the proposed consent decree before it takes effect. ...
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Health
A 17-year-old transgender boy named Pax Enstad was denied medical care by his mother’s employer, a Catholic health organization called PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...
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Plaintiffs in the Barber v. Bryant case
National
HB 1523 sets forth a list of discriminatory actions that certain individuals and entities could take against Mississippians based on religious and so-called “moral” objections to the existence of transgender people, marriages of same-sex couples and non-marital sexual relationships. ...
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Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband Dane Lane
National
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...
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Katharine Prescott holds a portrait of her son, Kyler Prescott, in the garden she built in his memory outside their San Diego-area home. He passed away in May 2015.
National
A transgender teenage boy was admitted to Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego for in-patient care, released, and then died by suicide. ...
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National
E.L. kept V.L. from seeing the children, fighting her request for visitation, and arguing that the Georgia adoption was invalid in Alabama, where they live. ...
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A technician carries a box designed to transport human blood at a blood drive. Photo: Natalie Behring/The Columbian
Health Local
A transgender woman has filed a federal suit against Bloodworks Northwest, a Seattle-based blood clinic, for terminating her employment on the basis of sex. ...
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Health National
A class action lawsuit is charging Walmart with discriminating against employees who were married to same-sex spouses by denying their spouses health insurance benefits. ...
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Top News National
A California Superior Court Judge has signed an order allowing a lesbian teacher to proceed with her lawsuit against Hesperia Unified School District. ...
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