'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
Politicians, LGBTQ activists weigh in on Trump's transgender military ban
President Donald Trump’s tweets this morning, announcing his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, has elicited a wide range of reactions. At least 40 senators and members of Congress have already released statements either condemning or supporting the policy. Here are
West Virginia Supreme Court rules anti-gay assaults are not hate crimes
In a 3-2 decision Tuesday, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that anti-gay assaults are not protected under the state's hate crime law, according to court documents obtained by ABC News. The decision emerged from the State of West Virginia vs. Steward Butler case, which involves an
Caitlyn Jenner reflects on how her life has changed since transitioning into a woman
Two years ago, the celebrated Olympic hero and famous reality TV show dad then known as Bruce Jenner revealed to the world in an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer that he had struggled his entire life with gender identity. Now, two years later, Caitlyn Jenner has fully transitioned to living as
Transgender contestant outed on 'Survivor'
The long-running reality show is under severe scrutiny after one of the contestant's outed another as transgender.
Dad and daughter transition together from mother and son: 'If she can do it, so can I'
For almost two years now, a father and daughter have been sharing the journey of transitioning from mother and son. Eric Maison, 39, began socially transitioning to become male in the fall of 2015, after his daughter Corey, 15, started her hormone treatment to become female. Maison's medical
Thousands Join New Protests Against Trump's Immigration Order
Thousands of people from New York to Los Angeles to Miami where President Trump is staying launched new protests Saturday against President Trump's executive order barring entry into the U.S. of travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The demonstrations came in the wake of a federal
Tambor Felt Great 'Responsibility' to Transgender Community in 'Transparent'
Actor Jeffrey Tambor said that that when he first read the script for "Transparent," he was so excited about the possibilities he told creator Jill Soloway "I'm in 50,000 times," he told ABC News. But he also said he realized that playing the part of Maura Pfefferman, a transgender parent, carried
Trump Executive Order Draft Could Curtail LGBT Rights
A draft of an executive order on "religious freedom" is circulating inside the Trump administration, outlining a potential weakening of protections designed to shield LGBT individuals from discrimination, according to a copy of the proposed order obtained by ABC News. The order –- which may never
Everything You Need to Know About the Women's March
Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington, D.C ., to become the 45th president of the United States, hundreds of thousands of people from across the country will descend upon the nation’s capital to participate in the Women’s March. The march -- which will begin