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NC Transgender Activist Compiles Bathroom-Safe Venue List

NATIONAL | By Maria Dominguez | Aug 21
Since the advent of House Bill 2 (HB2), there has been an undeniable air of adversity in North Carolina, especially for transgender citizens of the state. One transgender activist has taken action.

New Online Poll Finds Tennesseans Divided Over Therapist Exemption Bill

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 29
A new poll shows Volunteer State residents are more closely divided than previously thought over a new Tennessee law that allows mental health counselors and therapists to refuse to treat LGBT patients.

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

Abuse of Trans Inmates in San Francisco?

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 10
The San Francisco Sheriff's Department is investigating a report that some staff have been calling transgender inmates "faggots."

Indiana Lawmaker Seeks One Year Jail Penalty for Trans Restroom Users

CRIME | By John Riley | Jan 11
An Indiana lawmaker has introduced and is pushing a bill that could potentially place transgender people in jail for up to a year if they use the restroom or locker room other than the one designated for their biological sex at birth.

Workplace Disrimination: In D.C., No Trans Need Apply

WORKPLACE | By John Riley | Nov 29
A report released this month by the D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) paints a bleak picture for the District's transgender residents.

Sports Team Owner Gets Donation Back from Anti-LGBT Group

SPORTS | By John Riley | Nov 1
Bob McNair, the owner and CEO of the Houston Texans football team, is asking for his money back.

Trans-cendental :: Applying Existing Law to Protect Trans People in the Workplace

NATIONAL | By R. Scott Oswald and David Scher | Oct 11
It is still the early days in the "post-Caitlyn" world, but we have reached a point where the workplace can no longer ignore the concerns unique to transgender people.

Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

AP Sources: Concerns Over Easing Transgender Ban in Military

NATIONAL | By Lolita C Baldor | Mar 25
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, according to U.S. officials familiar with the discussions.

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