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Supreme Court takes up transgender Title IX case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would review a lower federal court decision that said Title IX's prohibition of discrimination against students on the basis of sex includes discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

Transgender litigation moving quickly through courts

Transgender people in North Carolina won a temporary and partial reprieve Friday from that state's restrictions on their use of public bathrooms, and other critical lawsuits testing rights for transgender people are also moving quickly toward the Supreme Court.

Legal groups take on Texas-led lawsuit

Five LGBT legal groups say more than a dozen states are attempting to avoid court rulings that say federal law prohibiting sex discrimination protects transgender students and employees.

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.

Ten stories that left a mark on 2014

2014 played second-fiddle to 2013's blockbuster year in LGBT news, but there were still some tremendous gains and losses worthy of a second look.

Speed Read: Win, loss, stunning upset

The Seventh Circuit has asked for briefs be submitted today on Wisconsin's request for an emergency stay of a federal district court ruling striking down the state's ban on same-sex couples marrying. The candidate who pulled off a stunning upset

Speed Read: ‘Giant leap forward’

The U.S. Department of Education clarifies that Title IX of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition against sex discrimination “extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.” Ballot battle

Fed to schools: Law requires actions against bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is issuing guidance to school officials today (October 26), reminding them that federal law requires schools to take action against bullying—including gender-based and sexual harassment of LGBT students.

Fed grants awarded to begin addressing bullying and safe schools

The U.S. Department of Education announced the awarding of $38.8 million in grants to 11 states from a new Safe and Supportive School program, just days after a media blitz about the bullying-related suicides of five teenagers. But the grants