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Over 20 Republican-led states are challenging Biden admin's LGBTQ-inclusive Title IX rule

The Department of Education says sex discrimination includes anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination. More than 20 Republican attorney generals disagree.

These 4 states don't allow pregnant women to get a divorce

Three states have laws that prevent a divorce from being finalized if the woman is pregnant, and one state has no law, but mandates it anyway.

Arkansas sued over new restrictions on driver's license gender markers

Transgender, nonbinary, and intersex residents are suing over a new policy that makes it nearly impossible to change their gender marker and bans the use of a gender-neutral one.

Walmart will close all of its health care clinics; most are in rural areas

The closures may leave a gap in health care access, particularly for lower-income patients without insurance who relied on the centers.

Alabama can enforce law criminalizing gender-affirming care, court rules

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law in 2022, and it was the subject of a lawsuit almost immediately.

Pornhub blocks access in two states after age verification laws take effect

Viewers in North Carolina and Montana are no longer able to access Pornhub as the platform protests the states' age verification laws.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Appoints Homophobe to Arkansas Library Board

Jason Rapert, a former state senator, has condemned "the radical homosexual movement" and "LGBTQ insanity."

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Clamps Down on Gender-Neutral Language in Official Arkansas Documents

Her executive order draws the line on language amid a nationwide push for gender inclusivity.

Georgia Can Enforce Ban on Hormone Therapy for Trans Minors, for Now

An anti-trans ruling in Alabama paved the way for the Georgia setback.

Texas Is Now the Most Populous State With a Trans Health Care Ban: Here’s the Full List

As of Friday, gender dysphoria can’t be treated medically by physicians in Texas if the patient is a minor.

Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Law Targeting Books & Librarians

Again the judiciary stands in the way of GOP attempts to erase LGBTQ+ people.

Montana City Could Refuse LGBTQ+ Pride Parade Permit Over Drag Ban

The group joined a lawsuit challenging the state’s restriction on drag performances.

Gender-Affirming Care Bans Often Modeled by Anti-LGBTQ+ Groups: Report

Their language is identical or similar to that endorsed by the Family Research Council and a newer group called Do No Harm.

Georgia's Gender-Affirming Care Ban Stands for Now, Judge Rules

A federal judge is allowing the state more time to prepare its defense.

Arkansas Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Minors Struck Down by Judge

It was the first such ban enacted and now is the first one ruled unconstitutional.

Arkansas Parents Sue Library System Over LGBTQ+ Book Censorship

The plaintiffs say they want the stigma of labels on LGBTQ+ books removed and the texts made regularly available again.

Southern Queers: New Study Reveals the Reality of LGBTQ+ People in the South

While bucking some stereotypes, the study emphasizes the need for LGBTQ+ safe spaces in southern states.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Gives Arkansas a Swirly with Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

While the state's head in the proverbial toilet with dismal ratings, the governor flushes, prioritizing an anti-trans bathroom bill.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Signs Trans Bathroom Ban Bill Into Law

The Republican governor of Arkansas says it’s to protect children from the “left’s woke agenda.”

Arkansas Just Made It Easier to Sue Providers of Gender-Affirming Care

Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed a bill opening a large window to sue for malpractice.