Gender issues

March 24, 2017 - 4:48 am
LGBT RIGHTS-NORTH CAROLINA NCAA set to pick title sites, could leave North Carolina out RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that...
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March 23, 2017 - 4:33 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time. In a statement Thursday, exactly one year to the day...
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CORRECTS MONTH SURGERY TOOK PLACE TO JANUARY INSTEAD OF DECEMBER - FILE - This Feb. 1, 2017 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Shiloh Heavenly Quine. Quine was moved from a men's prison to the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla after becoming the nations' first inmate to have state-paid sex reassignment surgery in January. Quine says in a court filing that she is unhappy in her new prison because she has fewer privileges including a television, rehabilitation programs and razors, forcing her to grow a beard and mustache. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP, File)
March 22, 2017 - 3:29 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery says she's been mistreated since being transferred to a California women's prison, where she now has a beard and mustache because officials have denied her a razor. In a hand-written federal court...
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March 21, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch: No one is above the law WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Neil Gorsuch says no one is above the law when pressed about President Donald Trump and national security issues. Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy asked Gorsuch if the president has the right to authorize torture if it violates...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2015, file photo, Robert Kyncl, YouTube Chief Business Officer, speaks as YouTube unveils "YouTube Red," a new subscription service, at YouTube Space LA offices in Los Angeles. YouTube explained why some gay-themed content was restricted for certain users in a tweet on March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)
March 20, 2017 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another. The four-minute video titled "Her Vows" contains no nudity, violence or swearing. There's no...
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FILE - In a June 25, 2015 file photo, John Becker, 30, of Silver Spring, Md., waves a rainbow flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington. LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration’s quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2017 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration's quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth...
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In this March 13, 2017 photo, staff members of Meetup are at work in the company's New York office. Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. It's a risky move for the company, whose millions of U.S. members include many Trump supporters. But the decision reflects an increasing willingness of some major tech firms to take on the Republican president. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 19, 2017 - 8:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group — under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide — to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already...
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March 19, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group — under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide — to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already...
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March 17, 2017 - 11:49 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has asked to drop a 10-state lawsuit it led challenging the Obama administration's guidance on locker room and bathroom use by transgender students. The Lincoln Journal Star reports ( http://bit.ly/2nzyEBL ) that the Nebraska attorney general's office filed the request...
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March 10, 2017 - 8:47 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-WISCONSIN Judge exempts Syrian family from Trump ban MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Madison, Wisconsin, has issued an order temporarily blocking President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family trying to reach that state. A...
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