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Massachusetts school can in fact ban 'two genders' T-shirt, federal appeals court rules

Protecting LGBTQ+ students from discrimination overrides free speech considerations, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Republican Sen. Roger Marshall seeks to block Biden ban on anti-trans discrimination in health care

The GOP senator doesn't think a ban on sex discrimination in health care should include gender identity, and he's making some baseless assertions to argue his case.

Mike Johnson supported right-wing Target boycott over LGBTQ+ merchandise

The far-right lawmaker was outraged about the ‘woke’ ideology of inclusivity during Pride Month last year.

Just one Christian Nationalist group is behind Idaho's bans on trans care and abortion

Attacks on abortion and gender-affirming care are heavily intertwined, and one group conservative hate group continues to use its influence in Idaho.

Idaho asks Supreme Court to let it enforce law banning gender-affirming care

The law, signed by Republican Gov. Brad Little last year, makes it a felony for doctors to provide medical treatment to transgender minors.

Speaker Mike Johnson's long history with anti-LGBTQ+ Family Research Council extremist exposed (exclusive)

They've been partners in homophobia for decades, and Johnson recently appeared at a hate-filled "prayer" event cofounded by Perkins, according to a new report.

Mike Johnson Laments the Number of Queer Kids in GOP Fundraising Email

Johnson had made a similar statement in an interview with a right-wing activist shortly before he became House speaker.

Vermont Christian School Sues State After It Was Penalized for Being Anti-Trans

Officials at Mid Vermont Christian School say the state is committing unconstitutional religious discrimination.

Mike Johnson: U.S. 'Dark and Depraved' Because So Many Teens Are LGBTQ+

Johnson made the remark to a Christian right activist just three weeks before becoming speaker of the House.

Mike Johnson Friendly With Minister Who Said Gays Were Punished by Mpox, Obama Could Be Antichrist

Johnson, now House speaker, has been on the board of anti-LGBTQ+ activist Ray Comfort's Living Waters ministry since 2013.

Homophobic Colorado Web Designer Returns to Trial Court After Supreme Court Win

Lawyers for Lorie Smith and the state agreed to work together on an order stating she won't be punished under Colorado's antidiscrimination law.

Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Washington State’s Conversion Therapy Ban

The far-right extremist group Alliance Defending Freedom brings a case that threatens to undo protections for LGBTQ+ minors from dangerous and abusive conversion therapy.

Yes, New House Speaker Mike Johnson Once Wrote in Support of Criminalizing Gay Sex

Speaker Mike Johnson has called homosexuality a "inherently unnatural" and "dangerous lifestyle."

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Vows to Veto Anti-Trans Legislation

Lawmakers are considering bills to ban gender-affirming care for youth and bar trans girls and women from female school sports teams.

Michigan Homophobic Farmer Wins Lawsuit Against City

A federal judge finds East Lansing improperly denied the farmer’s participation in a local farmers market.

Idaho's Anti-Trans Sports Law Still Blocked After Appeals Court Ruling

“This is an important victory for common sense, equality, and the rights of transgender youth under the law,” the ACLU's Chase Strangio said.

Trump-Appointed Judge Orders Southwest Attorneys Attend Training by Anti-LGBTQ+ Group

The Alliance Defending Freedom has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Woman in Anti-LGBTQ+ SCOTUS Case Did Make a Wedding Website: Report

Lorie Smith said she couldn’t design wedding websites out of fear of retaliation for her beliefs, but it turns out she designed at least one before making a legal challenge.

The Right Is Using the Anti-Abortion Dobbs Ruling to Attack Trans Care. Will It Work?

After an appeals court cites the Dobbs ruling in upholding a trans care ban, there's cause for concern — but not panic, LGBTQ+ activists say.

303 Creative SCOTUS Ruling Is Signal to Keep Fighting, Activists Say

The Supreme Court's ruling is narrow in scope but sets the stage for more chipping away at antidiscrimination law.