LGBTQ rights advocates call for state Rep. Cheryl Helmer to be formally censured after she publicly said she didn't want to share the women's restrooms at the Statehouse with a transgender colleague.
The law says public school teachers may not instruct on sexual orientation or gender identity in grades kindergarten through third grade.
Many WNBA players head overseas to play during the off-season, where they can be paid much more than they earn in the U.S. Griner, who was arrested for allegedly transporting drugs, is one of them.
We asked Bisi Alimi, who came out on TV in Nigeria and is an advocate for LGBTQ rights in his homeland, to weigh in on the plotline of the popular Netflix series.
The new guidance will apply to veterans who were forced from service under the policy and given "other than honorable discharges" due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status.
South Carolina is one of about two dozen states that have few or no statewide LGBTQ protections. The federal Equality Act would change that, but some in the state say the bill goes too far.
Some religious groups fear the Equality Act could undermine the freedom to exercise traditional faith beliefs. Other denominations say anti-LGBTQ discrimination cannot be tolerated.
"Aimee didn't set out to be a hero and a trailblazer, but she is one," the ACLU said. Her Supreme Court case asks if federal law barring sex discrimination in employment applies to transgender people.
The new legislation purports to protect transgender rights — but many trans activists say it does the exact opposite.
Attorneys say a win in the case filed in central Georgia on Wednesday could ultimately set a precedent that influences the law in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.