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New Hampshire classroom censorship law is unconstitutional, federal judge rules

The vague law, aimed at discouraging the teaching of issues around race, sex, LGBTQ+ identity, and more, is an impediment to education, according to the judge.

Ron DeSantis Lied About 'Mutilation' in Pushing Anti-Trans Law, Judge Says

Judge Robert Hinkle trashed the rationale behind Florida's ban on gender-affirming care for trans minors.

Trans Woman Sues 'Christian' Company Over Denial of Coverage for Transition Care

Turbocam's insurance plans exclude any coverage for this care, so Lillian Bernier is suing.

Massachusetts Creates Police Unit to Step Up Fight Against Hate Crimes

A new unit within the Massachusetts State Police will help coordinate response to bias-motivated crimes.

20 Years Ago Today Massachusetts Made History by Ruling in Favor of Marriage Equality

The ruling from the state's Supreme Judicial Court made Massachusetts the first in the nation with equal marriage rights.

Some New Hampshire Republicans Seek to Ban Gender-Affirming Surgeries for Trans Youth

Genital surgeries are only rarely performed on minors, but the bill still gets in the way of private medical decisions, opponents say.

Alabama Families Continue to Appeal to Block Transgender Care Ban

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled the ban can go into effect. The families want a rehearing by the full court.

Judge Won't Block Florida's Restrictions on Care for Trans Adults

The same judge has blocked restrictions affecting trans youth.

Appeals Court Lets Alabama Enforce Trans Care Ban, Cites Anti-Abortion Ruling

The assertion provides further evidence that all bodily autonomy rights are under attack.

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.

Ayanna Pressley on Introducing Bill to Advance Trans Rights

The lawmaker from Massachusetts made the announcement on Transgender Day of Visibility.