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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Amid Chaos, Trump Administration Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Sawant: Wells Fargo Divestment ‘Rebukes Wall Street, Big Oil, Billionaire Class’

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Local
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, NoDAPL Seattle, and 350 Seattle celebrated unanimous Committee approval of Sawant’s bill to divest from Wells Fargo and adopt socially responsible banking practices. ...
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Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement

Justice Department Remarks on Hate Crimes Prevention and Enforcement
The following is testimony as prepared for delivery by Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Roy Austin, on the subject of hate crimes prevention and ...
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Bay Area Bullying Prevention Summit Remarks

Bay Area Bullying Prevention Summit Remarks
REMARKS AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY BY ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL THOMAS E. PEREZ AT THE BAY AREA BULLYING PREVENTION SUMMIT SAN FRANCISCO Thank you, Melinda, for your warm introduction ...
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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charge
A hate crime is different than a simple assault because it is an attack on everyone who shares a particular characteristic. ...
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HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville

HIV Discrimination Settlements Reached in Sacramento and Knoxville
The Justice Department announced that it has reached two settlements today resolving claims that health care providers refused to serve people with HIV in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ...
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