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13 WMAZ Macon
Guard told transgender man: 'I need to see what is in your pants,' lawsuit claimsEquality organization who identifies as a transgender woman. Dru Levasseur, di
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
Equality organization who identifies as a transgender woman. Dru Levasseur, director of the Transgender Rights Project at Lambda Legal at Rutgers University, said it was "pretty disturbing" when he heard about the incident. Fourth Amendment rights... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Guard told transgender man: 'I need to see what is in your pants,' lawsuit claimsEquality organization who identifies as a transgender woman. Dru Levasseur, di
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
Equality organization who identifies as a transgender woman. Dru Levasseur, director of the Transgender Rights Project at Lambda Legal at Rutgers University, said it was "pretty disturbing" when he heard about the incident. Fourth Amendment rights... Read more
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Philly.com
Left in limbo: How transgenders are dealing with proposed GOP cuts to careto put him back in,” Rumer said. “There would be an uproar.” Organizations lik
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
to put him back in,” Rumer said. “There would be an uproar.” Organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal, meanwhile, say they will continue to fight, whether it is rolling back regulatory access to health care for... Read more
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FOX News
Trump judicial pick's remarks on transgender children draw Dems' iresaid Mateer’s nomination was the “latest slap in the face with respect to the L
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
said Mateer’s nomination was the “latest slap in the face with respect to the LGBT community,” according to a statement by Lambda Legal on Wednesday. But not everyone believes Mateer’s ultra-conservative views will derail his nomination. FJEC Vice... Read more
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FOX News
Trump judicial pick's remarks on transgender children draw Dems' iresaid Mateer’s nomination was the “latest slap in the face with respect to the L
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
said Mateer’s nomination was the “latest slap in the face with respect to the LGBT community,” according to a statement by Lambda Legal on Wednesday. But not everyone believes Mateer’s ultra-conservative views will derail his nomination. FJEC Vice... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump pick for federal judge in Texas slammed transgender rights as ‘Satan’s Plan’schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directiv
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directive banning transgender military recruits. Lambda Legal, a New York advocacy organization, called Mateer’s remarks “homophobic” and “transphobic.” “The nomination of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump pick for federal judge in Texas slammed transgender rights as 'Satan's Plan'schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directiv
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directive banning transgender military recruits. Lambda Legal, a New York advocacy organization, called Mateer's remarks "homophobic" and "transphobic." "The nomination of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump pick for federal judge in Texas slammed transgender rights as 'Satan's Plan'schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directiv
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
schools to use the bathroom of their choice. He also recently issued a directive banning transgender military recruits. Lambda Legal, a New York advocacy organization, called Mateer's remarks "homophobic" and "transphobic." "The nomination of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Transgender troops to receive Pentagon-funded sex-change medical treatment into Marchseveral legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN -- which works to end military discrim
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
several legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN -- which works to end military discrimination -- and civil rights litigators Lambda Legal have filed a lawsuit and retired admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has thrown... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pentagon spells out how it will implement transgender bansparked several legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN – which works to end military
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
sparked several legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN – which works to end military discrimination – and civil rights litigators Lambda Legal have filed a lawsuit and retired admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has thrown... Read more
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dna
Despite ban imposed by Trump, transgender US troops can serve in 2018, says Pentagonseveral legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN -- which works to end military discrimi
dna / Posted 8 days ago
several legal challenges. OutServe-SLDN -- which works to end military discrimination -- and civil rights litigators Lambda Legal have filed a lawsuit and on Thursday, retired admiral Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,... Read more
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The Hill
Former Joint Chiefs chairman supports lawsuit against transgender troops bandefend our freedoms, including those who are transgender,” retired Adm. Michael
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
defend our freedoms, including those who are transgender,” retired Adm. Michael Mullen wrote in a declaration in support Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN’s lawsuit. Mullen was the highest-ranking officer in the military from 2007 to 2011. In that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Motion seeks preliminary injunction against Trump’s transgender military banrelief and that a preliminary injunction is in the public interest. In Washing
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
relief and that a preliminary injunction is in the public interest. In Washington state, the civil-rights organization, Lambda Legal, and OutServe-SLDN, a group dedicated to ending discrimination against military personnel on the basis of sexual... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. “Really, the situation is... Read more
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The Hill
ACLU asks court to immediately halt transgender troops banare from the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocate
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
are from the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Outserve-SLDN and Lambda Legal, and Equality California. NCLR and GLAD have also asked for a preliminary injunction in their lawsuit. In its... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. The case is a prime example that illustrates the legal complications LGBT couples may face when starting... Read more
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The Hill
Trump stirs controversy with civil rights pickdivision have to clarify he will take a strong [position against] the Klan?” as
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
division have to clarify he will take a strong [position against] the Klan?” asked Sharon McGowan, director of strategy for Lambda Legal. “In many ways it’s indicative of the extent to which civil rights are under assault under this administration... Read more
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Newsmax
Transgender Ban Challenged by Collins-Gillibrand AmendmentArmed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, also said on Collins website. The Am
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, also said on Collins website. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and Lambda Legal/OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network have filed separate federal lawsuits seeking an injunction against... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Gay couple denied baby through surrogate challenges Utah lawthe Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susa
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
the Utah case appears unique in barring a pregnancy before it begins, said Susan Sommer with the national gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Nationwide, surrogacy laws are a patchwork even for heterosexual couples, she said. "Really, the situation is... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Edith Windsor, LGBTQ Rights Pioneer And Southampton Resident, Dies At 88American Civil Rights landscape,” Suzanne Goldberg, a professor at Columbia Law
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 12 days ago
American Civil Rights landscape,” Suzanne Goldberg, a professor at Columbia Law School and former senior staff attorney at Lambda Legal, the country’s first legal organization focused on achieving full equality for lesbian and gay people, told The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
J Extra calendar: Topeka’s upcoming meetings and events, Sept. 13-19, 2017Fretwell Wilson, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champ
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Fretwell Wilson, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Camilla Taylor, senior counsel for Lambda Legal, will discuss issues that arise when the assertion of religious beliefs conflicts with the rights of others in a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
LGBT Advocates: Trump Administration's Stance In Cake Case Is Yet Another LetdownMcGowan is a former official in the Obama Justice Department's civil rights div
KERA North Texas / Posted 16 days ago
McGowan is a former official in the Obama Justice Department's civil rights division. Now, she works on strategy issues at Lambda Legal, a group that advocates for the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. "The brief filed... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
LGBT Advocates: Trump Administration's Stance In Cake Case Is Yet Another LetdownMcGowan is a former official in the Obama Justice Department's civil rights div
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
McGowan is a former official in the Obama Justice Department's civil rights division. Now, she works on strategy issues at Lambda Legal, a group that advocates for the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. "The brief filed... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
MILITARY UPDATE: Legal 'fistfight' expected when transgender ban gets to courtbeen filed challenging the ban. The first complaint was brought to the U.S. Dis
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
been filed challenging the ban. The first complaint was brought to the U.S. District Court in Seattle by the rights groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN on behalf of three transgender service members. “Dripping with animus,” it argues, “the ban... Read more
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The Hill
Group urges Supreme Court to side with LGBT worker in discrimination casethe Supreme Court to rule that protections against sex discrimination in the wo
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
the Supreme Court to rule that protections against sex discrimination in the workplace be extended to LGBT Americans. Lambda Legal has appealed to the nation’s top court on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Georgia woman who claims she was harassed... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
LGBT group petitions U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Georgia discrimination suita Savannah security guard who was allegedly forced from her job because of hara
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 17 days ago
a Savannah security guard who was allegedly forced from her job because of harassment. At its Atlanta office on Thursday, Lambda Legal announced a petition that seeks a nationwide ruling that sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII of... Read more
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New Now Next
This Wisconsin School District Is Asking The Supreme Court To Turn Its Back On Trans Kidslegally incorrect position will continue to be rejected, as it has been at ever
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
legally incorrect position will continue to be rejected, as it has been at every stage of this case so far.” This week, Lambda Legal also petitioned the Supreme Court to hear the case of Jameka Evans, a security guard who was harassed and forced... Read more
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The Christian Post
5 Things to Know About Trump's Justice Dept. Civil Rights Division Nominee Eric Dreibandbirth sex, thus barring men who identify as female from entering women's bathro
The Christian Post / Posted 18 days ago
birth sex, thus barring men who identify as female from entering women's bathrooms. Forty-seven LGBT groups, including Lambda Legal, the Transgender Law Center and GLSEN, sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Civil rights nominee faces scrutiny over past legal workabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Civil rights nominee faces scrutiny over past legal workabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Labor lawyer tapped for civil rights post worries advocatesabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Labor lawyer tapped for civil rights post worries advocatesabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Labor lawyer tapped for civil rights post worries advocatesabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
Dayton Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Labor lawyer tapped for civil rights post worries advocatesabout their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
about their criminal history and testified against legislation aimed at ending pay discrimination. LGBT-rights group Lambda Legal, among the group's opposing Dreiband's confirmation, said he has a "troubling anti-civil rights track... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
What’s going on in Topeka this week? Here’s the C-J Extra Calendar for Sept. 6-12, 2017Fretwell Wilson, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champ
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Fretwell Wilson, professor of law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Camilla Taylor, senior counsel for Lambda Legal, will discuss issues that arise when the assertion of religious beliefs conflicts with the rights of others in a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California troops sue Trump administration over transgender banMattis told reporters on Thursday. The Equality California lawsuit joins simil
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
Mattis told reporters on Thursday. The Equality California lawsuit joins similar complaints by the ACLU in Marlyand, Lambda Legal in Washington State, as well as the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Trump ban on transgender troops draws firein a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Libe
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
in a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Liberties Union and the advocacy groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, among others, have launched federal lawsuits to prevent Trump’s moratorium on recruiting... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Trump ban on transgender troops draws firein a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Libe
Dayton Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
in a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Liberties Union and the advocacy groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, among others, have launched federal lawsuits to prevent Trump’s moratorium on recruiting... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Trump ban on transgender troops draws firein a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Libe
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 days ago
in a fight to keep transgender troops in the military. The American Civil Liberties Union and the advocacy groups Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, among others, have launched federal lawsuits to prevent Trump’s moratorium on recruiting... Read more
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New Now Next
As Trump Attacks DACA, Here Are 3 Ways You Can Stand With Undocumented Youthrepeal. A donation will help IE provide free expert legal services to those af
New Now Next / Posted 23 days ago
repeal. A donation will help IE provide free expert legal services to those affected by the repeal.3. Utilize Lamda Legal Lambda Legal has a comprehensive list of nonprofits that support LGBT immigrants and young people, many of which focus... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Transgender service member feels ‘helplessness’ in wake of Trump decreeto transition while enrolled in the academy. Two other similar lawsuits have b
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
to transition while enrolled in the academy. Two other similar lawsuits have been filed in other courts by the ACLU and Lambda Legal. Thursday’s filing also includes a declaration from Margaret Chamberlain Wilmoth who served as Deputy Surgeon... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Trump releases trans military ban memopolicy and practice" would not have negative effects. Several legal groups, in
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
policy and practice" would not have negative effects. Several legal groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, and OutServe-SLDN filed lawsuits against the Trump administration this week. Other... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Trump’s transgender military ban meets opposition from many sidesThree lawsuits have been filed, one by the ACLU, another the National Center fo
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
Three lawsuits have been filed, one by the ACLU, another the National Center for Lesbian Rights and joint suit by Lambda Legal Together and the Human Rights Campaign. Sarah McBride of the Human Rights Campaign said, “The president’s... Read more
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ABC News
What you need to know about Trump's ban on transgender individuals in the militarytransgender service members. On Monday, two additional lawsuits were filed by
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
transgender service members. On Monday, two additional lawsuits were filed by the Human Rights Council, represented by Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN, and the ACLU. Asked on Monday about these lawsuits, Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning said... Read more
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