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Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial
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Transgender Deputy Suing Georgia County Goes to Trial

Sep 27, 2022

A sheriff's deputy returned to court Monday for a civil trial seeking monetary damages from the Georgia county that employs her after a federal judge ruled her bosses illegally denied the deputy health coverage for gender-confirmation surgery.

Size Does Matter, According to New Study of Penis Size

Size Does Matter, According to New Study of Penis Size

Sep 25, 2022

A report from the journal Sexuality & Culture studied to evaluate how men's personalities are perceived by viewing a photo of penises of varying sizes.

Husband Seeks Gay Beard to Satisfy Wife's Partying Needs

Husband Seeks Gay Beard to Satisfy Wife's Partying Needs

Sep 24, 2022

A New York man came up with a novel idea to satisfy his wife's partying needs: Hire a gay man to take her out on weekends.

Watch: Elton John Plays White House Lawn as Part of Farewell Tour

Watch: Elton John Plays White House Lawn as Part of Farewell Tour

By Colleen Long | Sep 23, 2022

Elton John said Friday that he'd played in some beautiful venues, but the stage in front of the White House, beneath a massive tent on a perfect autumn night, was "probably the icing on the cake."

Montana Accepting Transgender Birth Certificate Changes

Montana Accepting Transgender Birth Certificate Changes

Sep 23, 2022

The state health department has restored the ability for transgender people to apply to correct the gender marker on their Montana birth certificate after a judge blocked enforcement of a law that would have required them to have surgery first.

LGBTQ+ Club at Yeshiva U Offers Compromise Amid Court Fight

LGBTQ+ Club at Yeshiva U Offers Compromise Amid Court Fight

Sep 23, 2022

An LGBTQ group at New York's Yeshiva University has proposed a deal that would allow other student groups at the Orthodox Jewish university to resume meeting while the LGBTQ group's status is litigated.

Watch: Lil Nas X Addresses Anti-Gay Protesters Outside Concert with Pizza

Watch: Lil Nas X Addresses Anti-Gay Protesters Outside Concert with Pizza

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 22, 2022

Lil Nas X addressed anti-gay protesters outside of his concert in Boston with pizza, and fell in love with one of the protestors.

Social Media Posts Spark Calls to Investigate Tenn.'s VUMC

Social Media Posts Spark Calls to Investigate Tenn.'s VUMC

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Sep 22, 2022

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee called for an investigation into a pediatric transgender health clinic after videos surfaced on social media of a doctor touting that gender-affirming procedures are "huge money makers" for hospitals.

GOP Hits Kansas Governor Hard on Trans Athletes, her New Ad

GOP Hits Kansas Governor Hard on Trans Athletes, her New Ad

By John Hanna | Sep 22, 2022

Kansas' Democratic governor launched a new television ad on Wednesday in which she says men don't belong in women's sports. It's a move seeking to blunt Republican attacks.

NY Attorney General Sues Donald Trump and his Company

NY Attorney General Sues Donald Trump and his Company

By Michael R. Sisak and Larry Neumeister | Sep 21, 2022

New York's attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets, including properties in Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

By Chris Megerian | Sep 20, 2022

The White House will become a concert venue Friday evening when Elton John performs. The event is called "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.

Montana to Allow Transgender People to Change Birth Record

Montana to Allow Transgender People to Change Birth Record

By Amy Beth Hanson | Sep 20, 2022

After months of defiance, Montana's health department said Monday it will follow a judge's ruling and temporarily allow transgender people to change the gender on their birth certificates.

'Out of Control' STD Situation Prompts Call for Changes

'Out of Control' STD Situation Prompts Call for Changes

By Mike Stobbe | Sep 19, 2022

Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts.

Watch: Sex Toys, Lube Litter Oklahoma Highway After Crash

Watch: Sex Toys, Lube Litter Oklahoma Highway After Crash

Sep 19, 2022

A semi-truck overturned on an Oklahoma highway last Wednesday which led to some awkward broadcasting on a local news station that led the story as breaking news.

Texas Judge Blocks Investigations of Trans Youth Families

Texas Judge Blocks Investigations of Trans Youth Families

By Andrew DeMillo | Sep 19, 2022

A Texas judge on Friday expanded her order blocking the state from investigating families of transgender youth who have received gender- affirming medical care.

Virginia Governor Seeks New Transgender Student Policies

Virginia Governor Seeks New Transgender Student Policies

By Sarah Rankin | Sep 18, 2022

Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's administration has rewritten Virginia's model policies for the treatment of transgender students, issuing guidance for school divisions that would roll back some accommodations.

Supreme Court to Revisit LGBTQ Rights — What Will They Decide?

Supreme Court to Revisit LGBTQ Rights — What Will They Decide?

Sep 18, 2022

A simmering, difficult, and timely question returns to the Supreme Court this fall: What happens when freedom of speech and civil rights collide?

California Enacts Law to Help LGBTQ Military Veterans

California Enacts Law to Help LGBTQ Military Veterans

Sep 18, 2022

A new law in California will help military service members who were discharged under "don't ask, don't tell" policies because of their sexual or gender identities to reestablish their eligibility for Veterans Affairs benefits.

Yeshiva University Halts Clubs Amid High Court LGBTQ Ruling

Yeshiva University Halts Clubs Amid High Court LGBTQ Ruling

Sep 18, 2022

Yeshiva University has abruptly suspended student club activity in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this week that ordered the school to recognize — for now — an LGBTQ student group.

Book Ban Efforts Surging in 2022, Library Association Says

Book Ban Efforts Surging in 2022, Library Association Says

By Hillel Italie | Sep 17, 2022

The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library Association reported Friday. Numbers for 2022 already approach last year's totals, which were the highest in decades.

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