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Tag: LGBTQ rights

Veterans Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Eligible for All...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday that veterans who were discharged under the former "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) U.S. military policy...

Bucknell University Launches Investigation into Attack on LGBTQ Student Community

Bucknell University officials announced they are investigating a recent incident of harassment against LGBTQ students on campus. In a letter to the campus community, officials...

Advancing LGBTQ Rights and Celebrating Triumphs

While the fight for LGBTQ rights is far from over, there have been many victories in ensuring protections and equal rights for this population...

Psychological Associations Demand LGBTQ Protections at Religious Colleges

Seventeen professional psychological associations recently issued a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Education demanding greater federal protections for LGBTQ students at federally...

Mississippi Becomes First State to Ban Transgender Athletes from Competing in...

This week, Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women and girl's sports, making it the first state in the...

Public Policy Institute Uses Research to Advocate for LGBTQ Equality

Protecting the rights of LGBTQ  Americans is one of the greatest public policy challenges of the 21st century. While countless advocates and researchers struggle...

In Blow to LGBTQ Rights, Supreme Court Decides in Favor of...

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a Colorado baker who declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple did...

Trump Bans Transgender Recruits from Serving in the Military

President Donald Trump announced this week that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. The president made the...

Concern Over Transgender Students’ Health Increases Following Reversal of Title IX...

Civil rights groups, health experts, and state officials are warning that the Trump administration’s decision last Wednesday to reverse Title IX protections for transgender...

NCAA Announces Relocation of Events from North Carolina Due to Concern...

Citing the actions taken this year by North Carolina concerning the rights of LGBTQ individuals, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Tuesday that...