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Alabama schools can keep current restroom policy; federal court judge rules in favor of Strange’s motion

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Alabama schools can keep their current gender-based restroom policies, at least for now. According to a Aug. 22 press release from Attorney General Luther Strange’s office, a federal court judge granted the motion for a preliminary injunction … Continue reading

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Alabama 1 of 11 states to sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom directive

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, BP) — A lawsuit was filed May 25 by Alabama, along with 10 other states and two school districts, to challenge President Barack Obama’s directive forcing all federally funded schools to define a student’s sexual identity based not … Continue reading

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Gender battles in NYC, WA put bathrooms in spotlight

NEW YORK CITY (BP) — At the end of 2015, two human rights commissions — in New York City and Washington state — enacted new rules that could be precedent-setting for the gender battle across the nation, including giving people … Continue reading

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Expelled transgender student gets partial win

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (ABP, TAB) — Some are deeming a recent court ruling as a partial win for a Baptist university, as well as its former transgender student. A California judge ruled in mid-July that California Baptist University in Riverside, Calif., was within … Continue reading

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Senate passage of ENDA appears near after 61–30 vote for consideration Nov. 4

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Senate has taken a step that apparently assures it will approve for the first time a bill to grant workplace civil rights on the basis of a person’s homosexual, bisexual or transgender status while, opponents … Continue reading

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ERLC’s Moore speaks on national transgender debate

NASHVILLE (ABP) — A California law letting transgender students in public schools choose access to boy’s or girl’s restrooms and sports locker rooms has put Southern Baptists’ new ethics head in the center of a national debate over LGBT politics. Russell … Continue reading

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California transgender students to pick restrooms

NASHVILLE (BP) — Transgender students at California K–12 public schools now can choose which gender’s restrooms and locker rooms they want to use. The measure, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 12, gives transgender students the right “to participate in … Continue reading

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