Today the Supreme Court of the US upheld President Trump’s travel ban which strictly limits travel to the U.S from five majority Muslim nations as well as North Korea and Venezuela, in the name of national security and «counter-terrorism».
Transgender Prisoner Rights and LGBT Family Paid Leave Efforts Get AMA’s Boost.
Today, at a press conference held at the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley announced the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Today, Glennda Testone, Executive Director of The LGBT Community Center (“The Center”) released the following statement reacting to the Supreme Court of the United States for its ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today restated the strong need for anti-bias protections in response to the Supreme Court’s narrow ruling in favour of a Denver bakery owner’s challenge to Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
Taoiseach meets U.S vice-president for private breakfast at Pence’s Washington home.
The rash of new “religious exemption” laws passed by state legislatures around the United States represent a thinly-veiled assault against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. In the absence of robust nondiscrimination protections, these laws function as a license to discriminate rather than a good faith attempt to protect religious liberty and should be repealed.
Monday, the Biden Foundation announced the formation of two Advisory Councils that will support its work to end violence against women and advance LGBTQ equality.
Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Sam’s East, Inc. and Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. on behalf of a transgender woman who faced workplace discrimination at a Sam’s Club store in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Sam’s Club is a membership-only retail warehouse chain owned by Sam’s East, Inc., a subsidiary of Walmart.
A federal appeals court in Virginia on Thursday rejected a bid by Donald Trump’s administration to prevent the U.S. military from accepting transgender recruits starting Jan. 1.