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Missouri Bill Would Limit Transgender School Bathroom Access
Teachers Blast Trump Plan to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Students
Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island'  the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History
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Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

By Sandy Cohen | Feb 23
Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards.

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Feb 23
Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.

Essence Vegas Helps Local Girl Scout Troop Reach Cookie Goals

Essence Vegas Helps Local Girl Scout Troop Reach Cookie Goals

Feb 23
Essence Vegas is leading the charge to help local Girl Scout Troop 679 reach their cookie goals by purchasing the remaining cookies -- approximately 150 boxes -- to help the troop reach their goal of 400 boxes sold.

Only In Florida: Woman Alleges Critique in Bedroom Got Her Dildo-Whipped

Only In Florida: Woman Alleges Critique in Bedroom Got Her Dildo-Whipped

Feb 23
Call it a case of assault with a deadly dildo.

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes City's LGBT Protections

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes City's LGBT Protections

By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 23
The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is constitutional.

Civil and Human Rights Community Condemns Trump's Anti-Trans Policy

Civil and Human Rights Community Condemns Trump's Anti-Trans Policy

Feb 23
Numerous LGBTQ and Civil Rights groups issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration's rescission of Title IX guidance, which clarifies protections for transgender students under the law:

Reports: DeVos Originally Opposed Trump Admin's Move to Rescind Transgender Students Rights

Reports: DeVos Originally Opposed Trump Admin's Move to Rescind Transgender Students Rights

Feb 23
Sources told both CNN and The New York Times that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos initially took issue with a draft of the Trump administration's plan to rescind President Barack Obama's guidelines that protect transgender students in public schools.

GLSEN Blasts Trump Admin's Attack on Transgender Rights

GLSEN Blasts Trump Admin's Attack on Transgender Rights

Feb 23
GLSEN issued a statement on Reversal of Title IX Guidance on Accommodating Transgender Students

What Anti-Trans Move? Log Cabin Republicans Silent on Trump's New Bathroom Policy

What Anti-Trans Move? Log Cabin Republicans Silent on Trump's New Bathroom Policy

Feb 23
Is LGBT conservative group Log Cabin Republicans too busy getting ready to dance for the right wing at this weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference to issue a statement on the Trump administration's recent assault on transgender rights?

Watch: Male Models Help Save Teens Who Fell Through Frozen Pond

Watch: Male Models Help Save Teens Who Fell Through Frozen Pond

Feb 23
A pair of unbelievably good-looking male models became heroes this week when they helped rescue seven teenagers who fell through a frozen pond in Central Park.

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