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Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Sues State Judicial Panel

By Jay Reeves | May 28
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.

Kentucky Gov Says He Will Join Transgender Lawsuit

May 28
Kentucky's Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

National Park Rises from Former Ohio Wasteland

May 28
The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of protecting and promoting America's most awe-inspiring natural resources.

Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

By Jill Gleeson | May 28
While finding even entry-level employment is difficult for transgender individuals, keeping it can be just as challenging. Whether workers have transitioned or are transitioning on the job, they can be subject to intense discrimination and harassment.

Judge Orders Johnny Depp to Stay Away From Estranged Wife

By Anthony McCartney | May 27
A judge ordered Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife after she accused the Oscar-nominated actor of repeatedly hitting her during a recent fight and leaving her face bruised.

Calif. Senate Approves Bill to Protect LGBT Students at Private Universities

May 27
The California State Senate has approved a bill, authored by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to close a loophole that allows private universities to discriminate against students and staff based on their gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Hate Group Shows Love to Anti-LGBT Miss. Gov with Made Up Award

May 27
The Family Research Council presented anti-LGBT Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant with an award named in honor of Samuel Adams of the American Revolution and Summer Ale fame.

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