Gender issues

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, hold a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." Details about the replacement weren't immediately available, Moore and Berger declined to take questions during a brief news conference. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP, File)
March 30, 2017 - 12:29 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said late Wednesday that they have agreed on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill" through a replacement measure that still restricts LGBT nondiscrimination protections. GOP leaders...
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March 29, 2017 - 7:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "corrected" the proposal to remove the gender and sexuality category. Gay rights groups quickly declared that it was another sign that President Donald Trump was reneging on a...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:23 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Transgender California prison inmates would be allowed to have bras, cosmetics and other personal items corresponding to their gender identities under proposed rules filed with state regulators on Tuesday. The state corrections department is seeking the changes in response...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:55 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 5:58 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:46 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 3:57 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION UPDATE: Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says...
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March 26, 2017 - 11:57 am
NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-CINCINNATI UPDATE: Police: 'Multiple' people fired shots in Cincinnati club CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's police chief says shots were fired by multiple people inside a crowded nightclub, killing a 27-year-old man and leaving more than a dozen other people wounded. Chief Eliot...
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March 26, 2017 - 11:06 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas lawmaker is proposing an expansion of the state's indecent exposure law in a move that opponents say would target transgender people's use of bathrooms. Republican Rep. Bob Ballinger's bill would make it a crime for people to knowingly expose their sex organs to...
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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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