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The Tennessee law is unconstitutional because it forces citizens to engage in speech they disagree with, a federal judge ruled.

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Kansas math teacher Pamela Ricard sued the school district claiming that the policy of using students’ preferred pronouns violated her “religious freedom.”

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In 2021, major broadcast and cable outlets decreased their coverage even though fatal violence against trans people increased.

May 18 2022 3:36 PM

The bill is similar to a number of anti-trans sports bills signed into law in GOP-led states across the country.

May 17 2022 4:23 PM

Morris's relatives say she was shot in the head and her body dumped on a street in Opa-locka.

May 17 2022 2:05 PM