BREAKING: This New Jersey Rep. Just Became the 8th Republican to Cosponsor ENDA
June 11 2014 5:53 PM ET

This N.J. Republican Is New ENDA Cosponsor

Sunnivie Brydum

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo's deputy chief of staff confirmed that the New Jersey Republican has signed on as a cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

'Ex-Gay' Group Could Pay Big Damages in N.J. Suit
June 06 2014 5:41 PM ET

'Ex-Gay' Group Could Pay Big Damages in N.J. Suit

Trudy Ring

While the case has yet to go to trial, a judge today rejected the 'ex-gay' organization's request to limit damages.

Two Trans People File Lawsuits Against N.J. Police Departments
April 28 2014 10:09 AM ET

Two Trans People File Lawsuits Against N.J. Police Departments

Parker Marie Molloy

A trans man and a trans woman filed lawsuits against two New Jersey police departments after allegedly being discriminated against on the basis of their gender identity.

Rachel Maddow Accuses New Jersey BridgeGate Report of 'Slut-Shaming'
March 28 2014 6:52 PM ET

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Accuses New Jersey BridgeGate Report of 'Slut-Shaming'

Ran Aubrey Frazier

The taxpayer-funded report, released yesterday, repeatedly references a sexual relationship between New Jersey governor Chris Christie's ex-campaign manager and his former deputy chief of staff.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Defends Christie Coverage
February 13 2014 9:21 PM ET

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Defends Christie Coverage

Ran Aubrey Frazier

The New Jersey Republican Party and someone on Maddow's own network don't like the attention she's given to the bridge closure scandal.

Maddow Again Beats Fox News in Key Audience Demographic
February 11 2014 5:04 PM ET

Maddow Again Beats Fox News in Key Audience Demographic

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Rachel Maddow's coverage of the New Jersey bridge-closure scandal appears to have helped her win viewers.

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Trans Birth Certificate Bill with Bipartisan Support
February 10 2014 10:58 AM ET

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bipartisan Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

Two New Jersey legislators have introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at making it easier for trans individuals to update their birth certificates, less than a month after Governor Chris Christie vetoed similar legislation.

Chris Christie Vetoes N.J. Trans Birth Certificate Bill
January 13 2014 4:34 PM ET

Chris Christie Vetoes N.J. Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

In the wake of 'Bridgegate,' the New Jersey governor vetoed a bill designed to help transgender people streamline legal documents.

New Jersey Senate Passes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill
December 21 2013 7:00 AM ET

New Jersey Senate Passes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

Gov. Chris Christie has not yet indicated whether he will sign or veto the legislation.

New Jersey Moves on Transgender Birth Certificate Bill
December 16 2013 2:35 PM ET

New Jersey Moves on Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

A new bill may help resolve an issue that affects thousands of transgender people in New Jersey.

Federal Court Upholds New Jersey's Ban on 'Ex-Gay' Therapy
November 09 2013 9:08 AM ET

Federal Court Upholds New Jersey's Ban on 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal district judge ruled Friday that licensed therapists do not have a constitutional right to practice the scientifically discredited therapy that aims to turn gay people straight.

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