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A federal judge in Texas issued an injunction Sunday night that bars the Obama administration from taking action against 23 states opposed to its "guidelines" for how to treat transgender students.
Obama admin rolls out major policies to stop discrimination on gender identity, important step on sexual orientation
Three federal agencies announced policies last week to help alleviate discrimination based on gender identity and, to a smaller extent, on sexual orientation.
Attorney General Lynch vows the Obama administration will fight NC ‘bathroom law’ with ‘everything we have’
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, likening North Carolina's 'bathroom law' to Jim Crow laws and bans on marriage for same-sex couples, announced Monday that the Department of Justice was filing suit against North Carolina and that the Obama administration would
Three important U.S. Supreme Court decisions have made June 26 the most historic date on the LGBT civil rights movement’s calendar. But the powerful impact of two of those decisions has almost obscured the fact that they were narrow victories.
A Human Rights Campaign study found that 53 percent of LGBT people hide their sexual orientation from almost everybody at work. Lesbian gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur held her own Wednesday night in the first Democratic primary debate for Maryland.
Worries escalate for LGBT people heading to Sochi. Obama administration will recognize same-sex marriages from Utah. Virginia's new governor keeps his promise on Day One. And more....
LGBT legal activists applauded an announcement by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Friday that the federal government will recognize marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in Utah despite the fact that the U.S. Supreme Court put a stay on enforcement