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Transgender students score victories in landmark lawsuits

Fourth Circuit ruling should offer protection in North Carolina WASHINGTON — Transgender teen Andrew Adams used the boys bathroom, which aligned with his gender identity, when he enrolled as a freshman in 2015 at Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, Fla. Then two girls lodged a complaint and school authorities ordered Adams to use a gender-neutral or girls restroom instead. In 2017, he filed suit against the St. Johns County School Board.

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Stalled: NC school districts avoid immediate changes to policies for transgender students

Seeking to avoid political spotlight , many address transgender students on a “case by case” basis

When leaders in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) issued new rules on transgender students last week, advocates say the system installed the broadest set of school protections yet for North Carolina students, including guarantees that children would be able to use the names, restrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

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Virginia transgender student wins: What it means

Attorneys for ACLU, Lambda Legal explain and respond to federal appeals court ruling

Yesterday marked another important day in the fast-developing national effort to secure equal rights for LGBT Americans. Here in North Carolina, the list of high profile critics and opponents of House Bill 2, the state’s controversial new law that governs restroom access, restricts employment discrimination lawsuits and bars local governments from adopting living wage ordinances, continued to mushroom.

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NCPW exclusive: Lawyer for transgender Virginia teen discusses federal case that could blow up HB2

When North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed the highly controversial House Bill 2 in late March, Joshua Block was doing the same thing he’s been doing most days since January: waiting for a potentially seismic court decision from ...
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Gender identity or birth sex? Appeals court weighs transgender rights in public accommodations

Debate comes as NC legislators seek to flush Charlotte’s LGBT protections

Conservative lawmakers in Raleigh have sounded the alarms in recent weeks over a Charlotte city ordinance extending discrimination protections to transgender individuals, including their rights to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity -- claiming a need to protect children from sexual predators.

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A new low in bullying

The Right’s shameless attacks on transgender people It’s not hard to tell that election season is around the corner in North Carolina. Once again, conservative politicians and their allies are lining up to bash weak and unpopular groups ...
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