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North Carolina and West Virginia can't deny trans health care: federal appeals court

The bans for state employees and Medicaid recipients, respectively, are unconstitutional, the Fourth Circuit ruled.

How did the Biden administration just make health care fairer for LGBTQ+ people?

The Biden-Harris administration announced a rule change that restores protections against discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation in health care settings.

Two military members denied promotions for having HIV just won their lawsuit

The settlement will see that the two are commissioned as officers "in recognition of the status and military careers they qualified for and earned years ago."

Texas court further blocks AG Ken Paxton's demand for info on organization's transgender youth support

A restraining order against the anti-LGBTQ+ attorney general's demand is set to expire Friday, so a temporary injunction granted Monday provides additional protection.

Texas AG Ken Paxton can't get PFLAG's data on trans members and care: court

The anti-LGBTQ+ attorney general's demand threatens PFLAG members' constitutional rights, a Texas judge says.

'Retaliation': Texas AG Paxton demands PFLAG provide names, addresses of trans members

A legal filing by PFLAG National revealed that Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas was seeking identification of transgender members.

Pat Logue, Lambda Legal attorney who won landmark cases, has died

“Pat Logue was a brilliant lawyer, a trailblazing jurist, and a hero to the LGBTQ community," says a Lambda Legal statement.

Tennessee GOP quietly overturns marriage equality by giving officials the right to refuse

Public officials in Tennessee can now refuse to grant a marriage license to anyone at their own discretion, for any reason.

In Oklahoma, a bathroom law and other policies endanger transgender residents

The death of a nonbinary teen who was beaten in a restroom has brought the state's policies into sharp focus.

Senate Democrats urged to reject anti-LGBTQ+ measures in funding bills by coalition (exclusive)

The Human Rights Campaign and ACLU lead the charge, with 63 groups, challenging discriminatory riders in congressional budget talks.

Louisiana families sue to overturn gender-affirming care ban

Lawmakers passed the legislation over Gov. John Bel Edwards's veto.

Advocacy Groups Warn White House of Risks to LGBTQ+ Refugee in Potential Asylum Policy Overhaul

A united front of LGBTQ+ and immigrants' rights organizations recently condemned potential changes to asylum regulations.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Can't Exclude Gender-Affirming Care: Court

This includes plans that are self-funded by employers and for which BCBS of Illinois serves as a third-party administrator.

Tennessee Families Ask Supreme Court to Block Gender-Affirming Care Ban

If the high court takes up the case, it would be the first one it hears on gender-affirming care.

Lambda Legal Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ+ Rights Advocacy

Lambda Legal's CEO and chief legal officer discuss what the future holds for the noted LGBTQ+ rights group.

Missouri Judge Will Be Replaced in Transgender Health Care Case

The plaintiffs had sought to replace Steven Ohmer, and he agreed to step aside..

North Carolina's Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Transgender Youth Faces Legal Challenge

A new Lambda Legal lawsuit alleges HB 808’s ban on gender-affirming care for minors violates Constitution and Affordable Care Act rights.

Providing Gender-Affirming Care to Youth Is Now a Felony After Judge Rules Law Can Go Into Effect

The law had been on hold until the judge could decide whether to block it while a suit against it is heard.

Kentucky and Tennessee Bans on Trans Care for Youth Upheld in Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued its ruling Thursday, but the lawyers representing trans youth and families note that the fight is not over.

Kansas Can Refuse to Change Trans Residents' Birth Certificates: Court

A federal judge agreed with Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach.