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October 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
By DAVID CRARY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights...
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October 11, 2018 - 12:07 pm
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school district superintendent has apologized to a transgender middle schooler who was barred from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill. The Free-Lance Star reports Stafford Public Schools superintendent Scott Kizner also reiterated...
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August 31, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By NICK PERRY , Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities said on Friday that convicted secrets leaker Chelsea Manning can enter the country for a speaking tour, a day after tour organizers said she couldn't enter Australia. Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35...
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July 13, 2018 - 4:26 pm
By JAKE COYLE , AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com on Friday, Johansson says she's withdrawing from the project "in light of recent ethical questions...
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June 06, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board's transgender bathroom ban is one step away from being reviewed by a federal appeals court. A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday granted the Gloucester County School Board's request to ask the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to resolve whether the ban...
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June 02, 2018 - 11:51 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A school board in Virginia will continue to defend its transgender bathroom ban in court. The Gloucester County School Board said that it wants a federal appeals court to decide if its transgender policy violated the rights of former student Gavin Grimm. The board's request...
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May 23, 2018 - 3:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling Tuesday was in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Potosi Correctional Center inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving...
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May 23, 2018 - 8:43 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has sided with a transgender teen who claims a school board's bathroom policies discriminated against him. U.S. District Court Judge Arenda Wright Allen on Tuesday declined the Gloucester County School Board's request to dismiss the case. The judge in...
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April 29, 2018 - 11:12 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR - Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care due to "gender identity." Critics say it's another...
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