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As President, Trump Juggles Loyalties on LGBT Issues

As President, Trump Juggles Loyalties on LGBT Issues

By Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire | Feb 24
There was candidate Donald Trump in Colorado, waving a rainbow flag emblazoned with a "LGBTs for Trump," a photo opportunity meant to signal he was a new brand of Republican when it comes to protecting LGBT Americans.

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

By Mark Sherman | Feb 24
Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

Feb 23
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a directive to the State Education Department that school districts around New York must protect transgender students.

Betsy DeVos Defends Transgender Bathroom Move

Betsy DeVos Defends Transgender Bathroom Move

Feb 23
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is defending the decision to rescind public-school bathroom rules for transgender students.

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

By Kyle Potter | Feb 23
Gov. Mark Dayton blasted Trump's administration for reversing federal guidance that allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice, urging Minnesota schools to continue operating under the previous directive.

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Feb 23
Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Feb 23
Apple became one of the first corporations to publicly denounce the Trump administration's controversial reversal on federal guidelines for transgender students' bathroom use.

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes City's LGBT Protections

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes City's LGBT Protections

By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 23
The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is constitutional.

Reports: DeVos Originally Opposed Trump Admin's Move to Rescind Transgender Students Rights

Reports: DeVos Originally Opposed Trump Admin's Move to Rescind Transgender Students Rights

Feb 23
Sources told both CNN and The New York Times that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos initially took issue with a draft of the Trump administration's plan to rescind President Barack Obama's guidelines that protect transgender students in public schools.

GLSEN Blasts Trump Admin's Attack on Transgender Rights

GLSEN Blasts Trump Admin's Attack on Transgender Rights

Feb 23
GLSEN issued a statement on Reversal of Title IX Guidance on Accommodating Transgender Students

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