“Virginia school board asks Supreme Court to take up transgender bathroom issue”


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In the just-filed petition to the Supreme Court, attorneys urge the justices to help resolve disputes across the country | Getty
In the just-filed petition to the Supreme Court, attorneys urge the justices to help resolve disputes across the country | Getty

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“Woman Trapped In Bathroom Stall By Baby-Changing Station”


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“Obama Administration Warns Schools To Allow Transgender Access To Bathrooms”


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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference in the State Dining Room at the White House October 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama began the press conference by saying that he will not sign another short-time stop gap federal budget in December, the next time the current budget is set to expire. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference in the State Dining Room at the White House October 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama began the press conference by saying that he will not sign another short-time stop gap federal budget in December, the next time the current budget is set to expire. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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The Justice Department has sent a letter to the governor of North Carolina notifying him that the state’s transgender law violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act, according to a Justice Department official.

HB 2, enacted in March, requires people to use bathrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity. It has drawn a torrent of critics who call the bill “anti-LGBT” and a growing group of business leaders is warning that it’s bad for the state’s economy.

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“Appeals court win for transgender boy in bathroom case”


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Gavin Grimm leans on a post on his front porch during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va. Schools can’t prevent transgender students from using the restrooms that correspond with their gender identities without violating federal law, the Obama administration says. | AP
Gavin Grimm leans on a post on his front porch during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va. Schools can’t prevent transgender students from using the restrooms that correspond with their gender identities without violating federal law, the Obama administration says. | AP