Plus, civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis accepts National Book Award with emotional speech and three teens charged for hatchet attack on transgender woman in North Carolina.

The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to consider a Virginia school district's challenge to Obama's transgender rights regulation.

Spelman College established a task force to consider whether to admit transgender students. The historically Black college would join a wave of other elite women's institutions to make the policy change.


Tennis star Serena Williams has been eliminated from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

A North Carolina school board will discuss and decide whether to allow high school students to carry pepper spray during school in case they encounter a transgender classmate in the bathroom and feel threatened. During the May 9th meeting a board member suggested that pepper spray may be helpful to female students who use the […]

The Obama administration plans to direct school districts to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their identity. School officials will receive guidance on implementation.

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A North Carolina school board lifted its ban on students carrying Mace and pepper spray on campus. This comes in response to the DOJ's civil rights lawsuit against the state's bathroom law.

The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.

  Gov. Pat McCrory sent out an email to reporters and a fact sheet on social media over the Easter holiday explaining his thoughts and stance on his roll back to Charlotte’s transgender nondiscrimination ordinance.   “I’ve got to do it, especially with your editorial pages, which are definitely misleading the public on many items. […]