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50 killed in Orlando nightclub shooting

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A lone gunman stormed a nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning and opened fire on patrons, resulting in the worst mass shooting in American history. Continue reading

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

How a Kentucky school is handling transgender bathroom policy

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Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky became the first public school in the state to adopt an official policy for transgender students two years ago. Continue reading

Protesters march to show their opposition against what they called 'Hate Bill 2,' which they urged lawmakers to repeal as legislators convened for a short session in Raleigh, North Carolina April 25, 2016. RREUTERS/Marti Maguire - RTX2BMD1

Fallout from transgender law hits North Carolina’s wallet

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Last month, North Carolina lawmakers passed House Bill 2 requiring people to use the public bathroom matching the gender on their birth certificate. Continue reading

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Educator explains what it means to be transgender

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As a transgender boy growing up in rural Maine, Alex Myers had to fight for visibility; today, he travels around the country educating students on the transgender community. Continue reading

Demonstrators gather to protest a controversial religious freedom bill in Indianapolis

Religious freedom bill in Indiana causes backlash

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a state bill into law this week that proponents say will protect religious freedom in the state, but that others criticize as enabling discrimination. Continue reading

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