Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that schools receiving federal money should follow federal law, but she would not commit to banning discrimination against LGBT students in private schools.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Last week started with a potential nuclear standoff, saw two elections go down to the wire, and ended with scientists marching on seven continents in defense of, well, science. As of this article’s publishing, these events…
By Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas
Donald Trump says he would be a better president for gays than Clinton, yet major LGBT-rights groups strongly oppose him.
By David Crary, Associated Press
U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor signed the injunction Sunday after Texas and 12 other states challenged the order, calling it unconstitutional.
In our news wrap Thursday, the fight over LGBT rights in Congress sank a major energy bill, after both Republicans and Democrats voted down legislation containing separate provisions banning discrimination by federal contractors and defending North Carolina’s transgender bathroom law.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The sweeping 305-112 vote to kill an energy spending measure imperils efforts by GOP leaders to pass any more of the 12 annual spending bills for the upcoming budget year.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Democrats shouted "Shame! Shame!," but seven Republicans switched their votes under pressure from House leaders Thursday and defeated a measure to protect gay rights.
Amid the national furor over North Carolina’s bathroom bill, the Departments of Justice and Education on Friday issued a joint directive to all public schools to allow transgender students the use of restrooms that match their gender identity. Although noncompliance…
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