Gender issues

September 18, 2017 - 9:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Georgia Tech officials are urging students to stay indoors because of violent protests on campus a day after the death of a student who authorities say was advancing on officers...
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August 31, 2017 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two LGBT-rights organizations asked a federal judge in Washington on Thursday to bar President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people. The groups, backed by several former military leaders, filed a motion asking the judge to...
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August 29, 2017 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 140 House Democrats have sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to reconsider his ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. The lawmakers argued there is no place for discrimination in the military or anywhere else in society. In the letter...
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August 29, 2017 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 140 House Democrats have sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling on him to reconsider his ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. The lawmakers argued there is no place for discrimination in the military or anywhere else in society. In the letter...
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August 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals joining the military. The federal lawsuit , Stone v. Trump, was filed in Maryland on Monday by the ACLU of Maryland on behalf of Petty Officer First Class...
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Jared Leto arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 27, 2017 - 9:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, which are being presented Sunday night in Inglewood, California (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Jared Leto has delivered a speech fondly remembering late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington at the MTV Video Music Awards. Leto, an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston, Texas. Swift isn’t nominated for an award, but she could own the night at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. The pop star who dominated headlines all week with anticipation of new music will debut a music video at the show Sunday. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
August 27, 2017 - 8:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, which are being presented Sunday night in Inglewood, California (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Taylor Swift's newest music video has arrived and it opens with the pop star emerging from a grave. Swift's music video for "Look What You...
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Musician MC Hammer speaks at a rally in San Francisco, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, ahead of politically conservative rallies scheduled this weekend. Concerned about possible violence, city officials have urged residents to stay away from other gatherings on Saturday and Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 25, 2017 - 10:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on conservative free speech rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley (all times local): 6:30 p.m. San Francisco's mayor says he doesn't trust a right-wing group that says it's canceling a rally in the city on Saturday. Mayor Ed Lee said Friday night that despite...
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Musician MC Hammer speaks at a rally in San Francisco, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, ahead of politically conservative rallies scheduled this weekend. Concerned about possible violence, city officials have urged residents to stay away from other gatherings on Saturday and Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 25, 2017 - 7:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on conservative free speech rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A right-wing group has canceled a "freedom rally" scheduled for Saturday in San Francisco that civic leaders had worried would turn violent. Patriot Prayer leader Joey...
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In this Aug. 3 2017 photo, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, left, and Chief Human Resources Officer Jason Jackson speak in Lincoln, Neb., during a news conference to release the findings of an internal investigation that led to the firing of Nebraska State Patrol superintendent Brad Rice in June. A review by Gov. Pete Ricketts' office faulted patrol leaders for failing to document Nebraska rooper Brienne Splittgerber's complaints that she was forced to undergo unnecessary, sexually invasive medical exams, and investigate the allegations. The review also faulted Rice, who was fired by Ricketts in July, for failing to correct the agency's inaction after he learned about it in February. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 24, 2017 - 1:45 pm
The federal agency charged with stopping workplace discrimination declined to investigate a complaint alleging female Nebraska State Patrol officers had to undergo sexually invasive medical exams. According to a June letter to attorneys representing trooper Brienne Splittgerber, the U.S. Equal...
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