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Why are Republicans challenging Biden's Title IX rules in court?

The Biden administration wants to fight this discrimination using the federal law known as Title IX, but Republican-dominated states are trying to stop the move.

Texas doctor charged for leaking health records of transgender kids to far-right extremist

Eithan Haim allegedly stole private health records of transgender kids who weren’t his patients and gave their medical information to an anti-trans activist.

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Colorado Supreme Court hears latest Masterpiece Cakeshop discrimination case

This time the bakery refused to bake a cake celebrating a trans woman’s birthday and journey of gender identity.

Federal judge blocks Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students in six more states

The preliminary injunction affects Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Texas judge rules against Biden’s Title IX protections for transgender students

Judge Reed O’Connor stepped in to block the U.S. Department of Education from protecting LGBTQ+ kids from discrimination in public schools, at least in Texas.

Democrats introduce bill to protect jurors from anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination

The proposed law would safeguard one of the most fundamental rights and responsibilities of American citizens.

Federal court permanently blocks Florida's law against trans health care

The state had banned the care for minors and restricted it for adults.

Man accused of killing gay Ole Miss student wants trial location changed

The attorney for Sheldon Herrington Jr., says his client can’t get a fair trial because of the negative publicity his case has received.

Missouri school district must pay trans student $4 million after barring him from boys bathrooms

Justices determined that the plaintiff was discriminated against for having "female genitalia" when the district "does not speculate, inspect, or otherwise inquire as to the genitalia of other male students.”

Texas professors use anti-trans slurs and call nonbinary students 'delusional' in Title IX lawsuit

Two University of Texas professors are suing the Biden Administration for including transgender students in anti-discrimination policies.

Joe Biden celebrates 200th judicial confirmation paving the way for more LGBTQ+ judges

His administration hopes to set a new record soon.

Federal judges express doubts in appeal over transgender sorority member at University of Wyoming

The case, which asks the appeals court to rule against the sorority’s right to accept transgender members, was already dismissed by a lower court judge.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana, making it legal with prescriptions

The Department of Justice has submitted a proposed rule that would reclassify how cannabis is scheduled.

Brittney Griner reveals she considered suicide while in Russian captivity

The WNBA legend opened up to Robin Roberts about the hopelessness she felt under the conditions she had to endure.

Anti-LGBTQ+ laws lead to 'public health crisis' with higher suicide rates among queer youth

Ninety percent of LGBTQ+ youth said their well-being has been negatively impacted by recent politics, according to a new survey from The Trevor Project.

North Carolina restaurant countersues anti-drag protesters over ‘groomer’ and ‘pedophile’ smears

In a heated legal battle, East Frank Superette & Kitchen is defending its drag events against false allegations of child grooming.

A gay designer was attacked at a California fashion show in 2019. His assailant was just sentenced

After years of legal proceedings, justice is served in the high-profile hate crime assault on fashion designer Pol’ Atteu.

Tennessee parents beg judge not to release school shooter’s journals publicly

Whereas media organizations are advocating for the public’s right to know, families of victims and others are urging the judge not to release Audrey Hale’s writings.

Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of Trump’s immunity claim

Conservative and liberal justices questioned where the limits of presidential immunity would fall if Donald Trump’s team had its way.

TikTok may be banned in the U.S. after Biden signs new law — Why?

What does a TikTok ban actually mean for users and creators? Here's what you need to know.