This law, for all the hoopla and drama in the Statehouse, was an unnecessary solution in search of a non-existent problem. Everybody continued relieving themselves in public restrooms without issue, just as they did before the law was passed.
As things stand now, the GOP is stuck between betraying its principles for a larger share of the state’s more left-leaning votes, or giving up control of the executive branch.
GOP leaders aren’t taking lightly the nomination of the nation’s first major-party transgender gubernatorial candidate, and are calling on Vermonters to unite behind Gov. Phil Scott in what is shaping up to be a choice between identity and affordability.
Despite losing part of his base to a rival conservative candidate, Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday won the Republican gubernatorial primary and now must face Christine Hallquist, a liberal Democrat and the nation’s first transgender major-party nominee for governor.
Following its move to expand coverage, the company will review any requests by transgender persons that it denied since January 2016.
Teachers are praising “Drag Queen Story Hour,” according to a clip released by videographer Sean Fitzgerald and the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The program “captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent the case of a florist who declined to provide flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding back to the highest court in Washington state.
Two athletes who were born males placed first and second in state track championship events for high school girls, causing anger among other competitors and parents who say they had an unfair advantage over the girls.
The Sunday conference comes after “Keep MA Safe” — a group dedicated to repealing Massachusetts’ 2016 bill that allows transgenders to use the restroom according to their preferred gender — started a petition to repeal the law.
You don’t have to share Jack Phillips’ religious views to believe that the state should just leave him alone, and the couple should engage a baker who supports their preferences, or doesn’t care either way.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that a Colorado baker’s right to exercise his religion had been denied when a state agency penalized him for declining, based on his religious beliefs, to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding.