In North Carolina, lawmakers met in a special session to debate repealing HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” they passed in March. The controversial law says transgender people must abide by the sex listed on their birth certificate, not their gender…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, the Electoral College confirmed Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential race. Mr. Trump was on track for 304 electoral votes, losing two defectors in Texas. Hillary Clinton lost four in Washington state. Also, state legislators…
In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first case on transgender rights, which involves a transgender teen in Virginia who was barred from using the boys' bathroom at a high school. Also, the secretary…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court's order blocking a transgender male from using the boys' restroom at his Virginia school underscores how the presidential election results will shape the high court.
By Joshua Barajas
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new law Tuesday that would require all single-occupant bathrooms citywide to be designated as gender-neutral.
By Joshua Barajas
Texas plans to sue the Obama administration after it told school districts in the U.S. to allow transgender students use bathrooms and other facilities that matched their gender identity, state politicians said Wednesday.
Going to the bathroom was a nerve-wracking experience for Alex Singh before he came out as transgender in middle school. "I just felt very out of place and like I did not belong," the 14-year-old high school freshman told the…
By Darlene Superville and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
LONDON -- President Barack Obama called on Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people.
By David Crary, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Since coming out a year ago, Caitlyn Jenner has not always been a unifying force in the transgender community. Her latest political remarks — underscoring her conservative outlook and praising Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz — ignited…
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