Tag Archives: LGBT Issues

DEVELOPMENTS IN TRANSGENDER RESTROOM LAWS

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North Carolina has made headlines recently for enacting laws requiring transgender people to use public bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex (as opposed to their gender identity).  North Carolina and the United States Justice Department filed competing lawsuits against each other yesterday regarding the legality of the restroom law.

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“RELIGIOUS FREEDOM” OR LGBT DISCRIMINATION?

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Today Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill into law that Mississippi claims protects “sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions of individuals, organizations and private associations from discriminatory action by state government.”  Both gay rights groups and Mississippi’s businesses are calling the legislation “discriminatory.”

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