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Anti-DEI laws are forcing universities to grapple with a mass exodus of LGBTQ+ professors: study

New Williams Institute study finds an alarming number of professors in higher education considering leaving their states or the profession because of Republican laws.

New York Times fails to include trans voices in coverage, say GLAAD, Media Matters

The paper didn't quote an out trans person in two-thirds of its stories about anti-trans legislation in the past year, says a new report from the watchdog groups, which comes a year after the Times received strong criticism for amplifying anti-trans viewpoints.

North Dakota allows doctors to refuse trans health care in the name of 'religious freedom'

A North Dakota court has permitted doctors to refuse to perform gender-affirming surgeries, and allowed employers to refuse to cover all gender-affirming care.

Two Americas for queer people: HRC report finds stark differences in LGBTQ+ rights at the state level

It was the worst year ever for anti-LGBTQ+ state legislation, but there were some significant victories.

Trump wins New Hampshire primary, but Haley's not dropping out (yet)

Nikki Haley, the last Republican standing against Trump, was defiant when she addressed her supporters.

10 States That Passed the Worst Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws in 2023

2023 was a record year for anti-LGBTQ+ legislation at the state level. Here's a look at the worst of many heinous bills.

Watch North Dakota GOP Lawmaker Spew Homophobic and Xenophobic Remarks While Being Arrested for DUI

An officer wrote that Republican state Rep. Nico Rios became “verbally abusive, homophobic, racially abusive and discriminatory,” toward him during the traffic stop.

Transgender Youth Face Hurdles Getting Gender-Affirming Care Even When It's Legal

Legal battles and provider concerns can complicate access to gender-affirming care.

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.

Mitch McConnell Suffers Frightening Episode During Press Conference

The Republican leader suddenly stopped talking and stared off into the distance during his weekly press conference.

Pete Buttigieg Lays Into Homophobic Ron DeSantis Campaign Ad: Video

Buttigieg didn't hold back from attacking the problematic ad.

North Dakota Governor Signs Bill That Outs Transgender Students

The legislation, which takes effect immediately, also restricts restroom use and allows teachers to ignore students' chosen pronouns.

Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill' Becomes Law in North Dakota

The bill signed by Gov. Doug Burgum restricts use of restrooms and other facilities in domestic violence shelters, college dorms, and correctional facilities.

North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Making Gender-Affirming Care a Felony

Providers could face up to 10 years in prison.

Veto of North Dakota Anti-Trans Pronoun Bill Stands, but More Bad Bills on Way

Lawmakers failed to override Gov. Doug Burgum's veto of the pronoun bill, but they're still pushing a health care ban, bathroom bills, and anti-trans sports legislation.

Leaked Emails Show GOP Lawmaker, Anti-Trans Activists Discuss Holy War

The level of religious rhetoric included in the messages makes for a script from the dystopian story, The Handmaids Tale.

North Dakota Goes on Anti-Trans Legislative Spree, Including Health Care Ban

The other bills deal with sports, name changes, and pronouns.

N.D. Bill Targets Nonexistent Trend of Students Identifying as Animals

Six Republican representatives have introduced the bill as an "emergency measure."

North Dakota Bill Would Jail Librarians for Not Removing Certain Books

Calling books about sexual or gender identity disgusting, a Republican lawmaker seeks to ban them and imprison librarians who don’t comply.

North Dakota Advances Bill Terming Drag Shows 'Adult' Entertainment

The North Dakota House of Representatives approved a bill putting drag performers in the same category as strippers and limiting the venues for drag shows. It now goes to the Senate.