Rakeyia Scott recorded the police encounter moments before her husband Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte police, an appeals court rules it’s legal to refuse to hire people with dreadlocks, Tulsa Police officer was charged with manslaughter for shooting Terrance Crutcher then shortly released and more news.
From students suing for their rights and restroom access under Title IX to the rights of trans prisoners to be protected from sexual assault, these are cases worth following.
A federal judge ruled last Wednesday that Wisconsin officials discriminated against a married lesbian couple for not allowing the non-biological mother’s name on their child’s birth certificate.
A trans man from Mexico filed a lawsuit against an Indiana law that prevents noncitizens from legally changing their name, an El Paso man was arrested for the murder of trans woman Erykah Tijerina, a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by Ohio police, Sandra Bland’s mother receives a million dollar settlement and more news.
Chelsea Manning’s five-day hunger strike is over as the Army reportedly tells her she can access gender confirmation surgery — but questions remain on how quickly they’ll take action.
Witnesses told police Steven Endsley had an “ongoing disagreement” with Danielle Smith about her sexual orientation.
Incarcerated people across the nation are striking today to disrupt the profitability of the prison-industrial complex, California might end their statue of limitations on sexual assault, Airbnb announced new policies to address racial discrimination, and more news
Protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline have been happening since April but in the last few weeks tensions have escalated with lawsuits still hanging in the balance.
Trump’s hateful immigration speech is costing him support; major Supreme Court decision that restores voting rights to North Carolina, Britain still isn’t sure how to accomplish Brexit and more.
Clinton’s new plan calls for prioritizing mental health care and putting it on par with physical health care when it comes to access or quality of treatment. For LGBT people, who are more likely to suffer from mental illness compared to straight people, this is a really hopeful announcement.
A French court says bye bye to burkini bans, Purvi Patel could be released as early as next month, two Orlando hospitals will cover medical bills of Pulse shooting victims and their families, a federal judge ok’s a trans employee’s firing and more news.
A federal court said it will make its decision next month on whether to temporarily halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that has sparked protests led by Native American tribes.
A day after a federal judge sided with Texas in a different lawsuit against transgender students’ rights, Texas and four other states filed a lawsuit claiming a federal nondiscrimination health regulation forces doctors to act against their religious beliefs.
Who the closing of private prisons will help (and who it won’t); changes in Donald Trump’s campaign, the Dakota Access Pipeline and more.
We’ve all seen headlines that say Donald Trump’s poll numbers are dipping, but it’s also hard to put stock in anything this election cycle. How heartened does it make sense to feel by that news?
The Department of Justice finds the Baltimore Police Department definitely discriminates against Black people, a Houston man gets life in prison for murdering his daughter and her girlfriend, LAPD shot and killed 14-year-old Jesse Romero, there’s a shortage on injectable estrogen and more news stories.
New Jersey defines infertility as not being able to become pregnant after two years of having unprotected sex with a cis man — so the Krupas have spent about $50,000 out of pocket as they try to conceive.
Some things to read on Korryn Gaines’ death, occupation movements in Chicago, New York and elsewhere, courts striking down voter ID laws and more.
SCOTUS has issued a stay on a Virginia circuit court’s ruling, temporarily upholding a school’s anti-trans bathroom policy until they can issue a fuller ruling.
The Movement for Black Lives released their list of demands for Black liberation and they definitely want to center queer, trans and gender nonconforming people in their work.