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Thousands Join Budapest Pride Parade to Protest Attacks on LGBTQ+ Hungarians

"A lot has happened over the last few years, and it's time to show that we're not okay with it," said one of the organizers.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Incredible Victory' for Trans Rights: Supreme Court Rejects School Bathroom Case

"Our work is not yet done," said one ACLU attorney, who noted that the organization is "continuing to fight against anti-trans laws targeting trans youth in states around the country."

Brett Wilkins ·


Once Again, Ugandan Politicians Stoking Anti-LGBTQ+ Sentiment to Stay in Power

The Ugandan government continues to use anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and policies to rally support amid declining popularity.

Godiva Akullo ·


Advocates Cheer VA Move to Offer Trans Vets Gender Confirmation Surgery

"Every veteran deserves to have access to the health care that they need, and the VA is working to make sure that includes transgender veterans as well."

Brett Wilkins ·


GOP State Laws Attacking Trans Kids' Rights Are 'Unconstitutional': DOJ

"We hope that state legislatures finally get the message," said the ACLU, which has filed lawsuits challenging anti-trans legislation.

Julia Conley ·


'Huge Day for Trans Youth' as Biden Administration Reverses Trump-Era Title IX Guidance

"All students—including LGBTQ+ students—deserve the opportunity to learn and thrive in schools that are free from discrimination," said Education Secretary Miguel Cardona.

Brett Wilkins ·


DeSantis Kicks Off Pride Month by Signing 'Appalling' and 'Shameful' Attack on Trans Student Athletes

"Transgender kids are kids; transgender girls are girls," said one critic of the law. "Like all children, they deserve the opportunity to play sports with their friends and be a part of a team."

Jessica Corbett ·


Billie Jean King Has Emerged as a Venerated Foremother of American Sports

At 77, Billie Jean is still active in the progressive movement in sports.

Robert Lipsyte ·


Decrying 'Catastrophic Harm,' ACLU Files Legal Challenge Against Arkansas Transgender Healthcare Ban

The lawsuit from the ACLU's Arkansas chapter is the first major challenge of one of the many anti-transgender rights measures being pushed by Republican legislatures across the country. 

Julia Conley ·


'An Important Step': Biden's HHS Reverses Trump Attack on Healthcare Protections for Transgender People

A quarter of transgender Americans have avoided seeking medical care for fear of facing discriminatory treatment. 

Julia Conley ·

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