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‘Women’s Rights’ Groups Silent on Female Athletes Seeking to Preserve Women’s Sports

‘Women’s Rights’ Groups Silent on Female Athletes Seeking to Preserve Women’s Sports

Some might think organizations focused on “women’s rights” or labeled “feminist” would be eager to show support for female athletes in a lawsuit challenging a policy that allows biological males to
Arizona Considers Banning Transgender Athletes from Competing Based on Gender Identity

Arizona Considers Banning Transgender Athletes from Competing Based on Gender Identity

The State of Arizona is set to consider a bill which would require sports to accept athletes based only on their birth gender, and bar transgender athletes from choosing a sport based on the gender
A White House official took a free trip to an anti-LGBTQ “hate summit”

A White House official took a free trip to an anti-LGBTQ “hate summit”

Jennifer Lichter's attendance is seen as problematic by watchdog groups.
Lawyer: Florida High School Threatened Teacher's Job over Pro-Life Student Group

Lawyer: Florida High School Threatened Teacher's Job over Pro-Life Student Group

The assistant principal at Gulf Coast High School in Naples, Florida, allegedly threatened a teacher with termination over the teacher's involvement with a pro-life student group on campus. After
WATCH: Students Plan to Celebrate Bring Your Bible to School Day

WATCH: Students Plan to Celebrate Bring Your Bible to School Day

Students throughout the United States will be celebrating the event known as Bring Your Bible to School Day on Thursday, October 3.
Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronoun Sues School District

Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronoun Sues School District

A Virginia teacher who was fired for refusal to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns filed a lawsuit against the school district.
New York City to Repeal Ban on Counseling for Same-Sex, Gender Dysphoria

New York City to Repeal Ban on Counseling for Same-Sex, Gender Dysphoria

The New York City Council is repealing a ban on counseling to help those who suffer from unwanted same-sex attraction and gender confusion.
New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice.
New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice.
New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice.
Groundbreaking legal complaint challenges policy allowing biological males to compete against girls

Groundbreaking legal complaint challenges policy allowing biological males to compete against girls

The question of whether biological males who identity as female should be allowed to participate in high school sports for the team corresponding to their gender identity might finally get answered by
Orthodox Jewish therapist claims NYC’s conversion therapy ban violates his rights

Orthodox Jewish therapist claims NYC’s conversion therapy ban violates his rights

An Orthodox Jewish therapist is suing New York City, seeking to overturn its ban on anti-LGBTQ conversion therapy. Represented by the hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), Dr. David Schwartz
LGBTQ people are still fighting for protection ‘on the basis of sex’

LGBTQ people are still fighting for protection ‘on the basis of sex’

In the new biographical film On The Basis Of Sex, a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg argues one of the first cases in which courts ruled against gender-based discrimination. Half a century later, those same
Anti-gay bed & breakfast asks Supreme Court to expand Jim Crow-era provision

Anti-gay bed & breakfast asks Supreme Court to expand Jim Crow-era provision

A Hawaii bed & breakfast is asking the Supreme Court to invoke a remnant from the Jim Crow era to justify not having to host same-sex couples, in a case that draws a clear connection between the
Hate group files lawsuit to ensure adoption agency can discriminate against same-sex couples

Hate group files lawsuit to ensure adoption agency can discriminate against same-sex couples

A Christian adoption agency is suing the state of New York for the right to discriminate against same-sex couples. New Hope Family Services, based in Syracuse, is being represented by the Alliance
Supreme Court poised to drastically reverse LGBTQ equality

Supreme Court poised to drastically reverse LGBTQ equality

There are now six different cases implicating LGBTQ rights sitting before the Supreme Court. While the conservative-majority Court has not yet agreed to hear any of them, a circuit split between two
Supreme Court asked to mandate segregation for transgender students

Supreme Court asked to mandate segregation for transgender students

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), an anti-LGBTQ hate group, has yet another case it wants the Supreme Court to consider. This time, they’re hoping the justices will mandate that schools must
This professor wants to disrespect trans students so much he’s going to court

This professor wants to disrespect trans students so much he’s going to court

A professor at Shawnee State University in Ohio has sued the school, claiming that administrators infringed upon his freedoms of speech and religion by requiring him to respect transgender students’
Kennesaw State University settles lawsuit over alleged discrimination against conservative group

Kennesaw State University settles lawsuit over alleged discrimination against conservative group

Kennesaw State University in Georgia has settled a lawsuit against a conservative group that claimed it was being charged illegal fees. What are the details?…