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A full federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation -- a ruling that will almost certainly be heading to the U.S. Supreme Court for final resolution.
LGBT legal activists are united in their opposition to federal appeals judge Neil Gorsuch. Though he is reportedly accepting of gay friends, activists say he is "recklessly conservative" and that he will be "far worse" than Justice Scalia, the justice
The Supreme Court had decided not to postpone consideration of a case involving a transgender high school senior until a lower court can consider what it means that the Trump administration has rescinded an Obama administration guidance that Title IX
Most LGBT activists reacted with concern that President Trump's reassuring “words” not to rescind a pro-LGBT executive order may not match up to his troubling “actions” of nominating people who are hostile to LGBT to key federal positions.
President Trump cited violence against LGBT people in both his controversial executive order restricting immigration and his memo directing the Defense Secretary to submit a plan to defeat ISIS. LGBT activists aren't applauding the gesture.
President-elect Trump, in his first post-election interview, said marriage equality is a settled issue, but LGBT legal activists say his administration is poised to inflict considerable damage on laws and regulations currently protecting LGBT people.
A federal appeals court's historic ruling that Title IX prohibits discrimination based on gender identity is now on hold, after Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer voted with conservatives to grant a temporary stay.
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.