Transgender Issues News
What led 2 White House economic councils to abruptly disband
Fallout from President Donald Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, violence Wednesday cost the White House two key economic advisory councils made up of the nation's top CEOs and business leaders. Trump announced via Twitter that he was ending both the American Manufacturing Council
Texas governor suggests 'bathroom bill' likely dead for now
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it wouldn't get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House
Texas special session whiffs on top conservative priorities
Key conservative priorities fizzled yet again as lawmakers wrapped up their month-long special legislative session, despite Republicans controlling every statewide office and both chambers of the Legislature
Cops: Man threatened to rape NYC politician, kill gay police
Authorities say a man threatened to rape the New York City Council speaker, kill her family and kill all the city's gay police officers
Kimmel on Trump: 'He does need to go'
The late night host criticized President Trump about his comments regarding the violence against protesters in Charlottesville.
Indonesia president: Spread wealth, protect diversity
Indonesia's president vows a fairer distribution of the nation's wealth and a renewed commitment to protecting diversity after tense months marked by religious tensions
AP Explains: How the Texas 'bathroom bill' keeps faltering
A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out Tuesday.
'Bathroom bill' dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends
The Texas Legislature has adjourned for good, ending its month-long special session a day early
Today in History
Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2017. There are 137 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42. On this date: In 1777, American forces won the Battle of
Oregon governor expands abortion, reproductive coverage
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law what proponents called America's most progressive reproductive health policy