Gender issues

Riot police move to detain a person as they stop protesters for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT Pride protest following a ban issued by the governor, in Istanbul, Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Istanbul governor's office on Saturday banned the LGBT event, for the third year in a row, citing reasons of safety and public order.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
June 25, 2017 - 4:30 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor. Organizers of the 2017...
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Member of the Siren Motorcycle club participate in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)
June 25, 2017 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era. In a year when leaders are anxious about the president's...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 28, 2015 file photo, participants of a Pride Week event in Istanbul, chant slogans after police used a water canon to disperse them. For several years, Pride Week in Istanbul attracted tens of thousands of participants, making it one of largest gatherings celebrating gay, lesbian and transgender rights and diversity in the Muslim world. That changed suddenly in 2015, when authorities, citing security concerns, banned gay and trans-gender pride events chasing away shocked participants trying to converge on central Taksim Square with tear gas and water cannons. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel, File)
June 25, 2017 - 9:55 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights said they will march for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, despite a ban by the governor. Organizers of the 2017 Istanbul LGBTI Pride called for the gathering to begin at 5 p.m. (14:00 GMT) in central Taksim Square,...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 24, 2017 - 2:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 24, 2017 - 2:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military chiefs plan to seek a six-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist in the services. Officials tell The Associated Press that service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejects Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait. The request for a...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 23, 2017 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Billie Jean King gestures while speaking at the NFL Women's Summit in San Francisco. Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Title IX, was signed into law on June 23, 1972. It opened doors for girls and women by banning sex discrimination in all federally funded school programs, including sports. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 23, 2017 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society. King and friends of the Women's Sports Foundation gathered Thursday night at the museum, where an exhibit of her life and tennis career is featured at the Center for Women's History...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX at the New York Historical Society. King and friends of the Women's Sports Foundation gathered Thursday night at the museum, where an exhibit of her life and tennis career is featured at the Center for Women's History...
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June 22, 2017 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A question on sexuality slated for deletion from a federal survey has been restored, officials said Thursday, responding to an outcry from LGBT advocates who said the Trump administration was trying to erase data on their community. The query was a proposed change to an annual...
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The Lighthouse Christian Academy is seen on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. In its brochure the school promises an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and a service to God _ but not for everyone. The school reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because it views their lifestyle as immoral. (AP Photo/Brian Slodysko)
June 19, 2017 - 3:43 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the right to deny admission to LGBT students because their lifestyle is...
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