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Apple Speaks Out Against Trump Order to Rescind Protections for Transgender Students

Apple tonight spoke out on U.S. President Donald Trump's move to rescind Obama administration protections for transgender students, providing a statement to <i>Axios</i>. The protections had allowed transgender students to use bathrooms that corresponded to their gender identity.<p>The Cupertino company …

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

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Immigration Ban: Democratic Senators to Introduce Bills Overturning Trump

Democratic Senators are expected to introduce legislation as early as Monday that aims to overturn President Trump's executive orders on immigration.<p>On Sunday, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., announced via Twitter that he was planning a bill "this week" that would put a stop to what he called Trump's …

57-nation Islamic body calls U.S. travel ban a “grave concern”

America’s relationship with the entire Islamic world could be in jeopardy<p>DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The world's largest body of Islamic nations said on Monday that it has "grave concern" over U.S. President Donald Trump banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, warning such moves …

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 …

ACLU expecting more religious freedom bills in 2017 than ever

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The ACLU expects more religious freedom bills to be introduced in 2017 than ever before following the election of Donald Trump.<p>More than 200 bills were introduced nationally in 2016 that the ACLU characterizes as discriminating against gay people in the name of religious …

Transgender Ohio child may continue to use girl's restroom: appeals court | Reuters

(Reuters) - An 11-year-old transgender Ohio child must be allowed to continue to use the girls’ restroom while her school district appeals a court ruling in her favor, a U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday.<p>The child, a biological male who identifies as female, has been using the girl’s restroom at a …

Trump’s Victory Could Be Making IUDs Even More Popular

Dr. Stacey Leigh Rubin has noticed a change in her obstetrics and gynecology practice since Election Day. Before Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in …

“The most demonstrably anti-gay judicial nominee in recent memory” could be a Donald Trump Supreme Court pick

Judge William H. Pryor Jr defended a Texas law criminalizing consensual gay sex<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>It’s another day in Trump’s America, and your sex life might just be on its way to trial. Of course, that’s only if you’re a member of the LGBTQ community. Are we feeling …

At Least 21 Transgender Americans Have Been Killed in 2016, Say Advocacy Groups

On Sunday, vigils will be held in several cities to remember the transgender people who died in acts of violence this year. According to advocacy …