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  • House reverses course on LGBT rights for federal contractors - Kansas City Star May 26, 2016
    Washington PostHouse reverses course on LGBT rights for federal contractorsKansas City StarIt would prohibit agencies funded by the bill to award taxpayer dollars to federal contractors that violate President Barack Obama's executive order barring discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. "It says you do not take ...Ryan weighs House floor change after gay […]
  • Kansas legislators asked to sign letter against U.S. transgender bathroom guidance - Wichita Eagle May 25, 2016
    Wichita EagleKansas legislators asked to sign letter against U.S. transgender bathroom guidanceWichita EagleThe Kansas House probably won't consider a resolution next week objecting to federal guidance on transgender restroom use in schools, but House Speaker Ray Merrick is asking legislators to sign a letter to the Justice and Education departments opposing ...Top Kansas lawmaker leads […]
  • 11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive - Kansas City Star May 25, 2016
    The Independent11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directiveKansas City StarTexas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. The lawsuit announced Wednesday includes Oklahoma, ...War over transgender bathroom access escalates as Texas […]
  • Charlotte City Council rejects repeal vote on LGBT ordinance - Kansas City Star May 24, 2016
    Kansas City StarCharlotte City Council rejects repeal vote on LGBT ordinanceKansas City StarAfter a weekend of furious lobbying by local and national gay-rights groups, the Democratic-controlled Charlotte City Council decided Monday against taking any vote on repealing its own nondiscrimination ordinance. The council's decision is likely to ...and more »
  • Kansas Christian School Trinity Academy Can Expel Students For Having LGBT Family Members - The Inquisitr May 24, 2016
    The InquisitrKansas Christian School Trinity Academy Can Expel Students For Having LGBT Family MembersThe InquisitrTherefore,when the atmosphere or conduct within a particular home is counter to the school's understanding of a biblical lifestyle, including the practice or promotion of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) lifestyle or alternative gender ...Kansas Christian school stirs controversy with […]

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  • Antibias Rules Set Up Tricky Question Over Gay Rights - Wall Street Journal May 26, 2016
    Wall Street JournalAntibias Rules Set Up Tricky Question Over Gay RightsWall Street JournalThe Obama administration's moves to create broad protections for transgender people have sidestepped an even trickier legal question about similar protections for gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Administration officials believe they are on firm legal ...
  • America's Global Campaign for Gay Rights - New York Times May 26, 2016
    New York TimesAmerica's Global Campaign for Gay RightsNew York TimesToday, Mr. Berry, the State Department's first envoy for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, draws on that history often as he makes the case abroad that societies can and should become more inclusive. “I know ...

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