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Massachusetts school can in fact ban 'two genders' T-shirt, federal appeals court rules

Protecting LGBTQ+ students from discrimination overrides free speech considerations, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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.

Melissa DuBose, a Black lesbian judge, makes Rhode Island history

She will be the first woman of color and first out LGBTQ+ person on the U.S. District Court in Rhode Island, but she had to endure some Republican grilling to get there.

Judge tosses Disney suit claiming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis retaliated over 'don't say gay' critique

Disney hasn't shown it was harmed by the state's takeover of a special district previously controlled by the company, Judge Allen Winsor said.

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.

Meet the West Virginian Middle School Student Challenging a Trans Sports Ban in Federal Court

"We just want to be accepted, and she just wants to be a kid. It shouldn’t be that hard to be a kid,” the girl's mom said.

U.S. Appeals Court Dismisses Suit Against Trans-Supportive School Policy

The parents who sued in Maryland haven't shown that their children are being harmed by the policy, a judge wrote.

Indiana Trans Students Will Continue to Access Appropriate Facilities

The students can use the restrooms and locker rooms for their gender identity while their lawsuits proceed, an appeals court has ruled.

Is This the Next Supreme Court Case on LGBTQ+ Rights?

The ruling from the Sixth Circuit is the first court decision in favor of a ban on gender-affirming care for trans minors.

Tennessee Judge Hands Down Devastating Decision for Transgender People

The four trans plaintiffs in Tennessee had sought to change the sex designation on their birth certificates.

George Santos Must Disclose Who Paid His $500K Bond: Judge

A federal judge has ruled that disclosing the three sources of the half-million dollar bond security George Santos’ freedom while he awaits trial is in the public’s interest.