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By Lisa Keen | June 18, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday side-stepped yet another case pitting religious beliefs hostile to LGBT people against human rights laws that seek to protect them.

By Lisa Keen | June 14, 2019

A federal appeals panel in Seattle ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people in the military "treats transgender persons differently than other persons," but it did not reinstate an injunction against enforcement of that ban.


By Meg Elison | June 12, 2019

Lawyer Elizabeth Kristen is looking for some of America's long-lost gay soldiers.

By Lisa Keen | June 12, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court may soon get another chance to consider whether businesses can claim religious motivations for refusing service to LGBT people.


By Lisa Keen | May 29, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday declined to accept an appeal from a group of students challenging a public school's policy of allowing transgender students to use high school restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.

By Lisa Keen | May 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services proposed Friday to "substantially revise" language in the Affordable Care Act to eliminate protections against discrimination based on gender identity in health care.


By Cynthia Laird | May 17, 2019

The House of Representatives Friday approved the Equality Act, legislation that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination throughout daily life.

By Lisa Keen | May 8, 2019

A new Trump administration regulation permitting religious bias came carefully wrapped up in the language of civil rights: Its text promises to "remove barriers" for people who want to work in health care.


By Lisa Keen | May 8, 2019

The last paragraph of Pete Buttigieg's memoir, "The Shortest Way Home," could almost serve as a summary of "The Wizard of Oz."

By Cynthia Laird | May 2, 2019

City Attorney Dennis Herrera files suit against Trump administration over new HHS rule that would allow health care staff to refuse to provide medical treatment to people, even in emergencies.


By Lisa Keen | April 24, 2019

The loudest and most sustained applause for gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg during a CNN town hall Monday night came for his politically unorthodox response to a recently launched attack on him by the Trump administration.

By Lisa Keen | April 24, 2019

For the first time, a federal appeals court has ruled that a local government can exclude a child foster care agency from city-funded programs if the agency refuses to abide by a local ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.


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