transgender people

WASHINGTON | Government asks high court to hear transgender military case

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president’s decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military. The administration asked the court on Friday to take up three cases on the issue. Lower courts had blocked the administration from implementing the policy. A three-judge panel … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Government asks high court to hear transgender military case

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: VOTERS ISSUE MIXED VERDICT ON TRUMP PRESIDENCY Democrats seize the House majority from the Republican Party in a suburban revolt, but the GOP gains ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships. WHAT THIS ELECTION MAY SIGNIFY A … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

NEW YORK | Massachusetts backs transgender rights; Michigan OKs pot use

NEW YORK  — In the first statewide referendum on transgender rights, Massachusetts voters on Tuesday beat back a repeal attempt and reaffirmed a 2016 law extending nondiscrimination protections to transgender people, including their use of public bathrooms and locker rooms. Voters in 37 states considered an array of intriguing ballot measures Tuesday. Michigan voters made … Continue reading NEW YORK | Massachusetts backs transgender rights; Michigan OKs pot use

House approves prohibiting transgender discrimination

CONCORD, N.H./March 7, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — House lawmakers voted Wednesday to expand New Hampshire’s anti-discrimination law to include transgender people after supporters appealed to both their sense of fairness and fiscal responsibility. The bill would ban discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on gender identity in addition to the protections that already exist … Continue reading House approves prohibiting transgender discrimination