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Sam Masterson
June 29, 2020 - 12:55 pm
Left Bank Books will no longer give shelf space to "Harry Potter" and other books authored by J.K. Rowling.
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Associated Press
October 02, 2019 - 1:49 pm
WEST POINT, Va. (KFTK/AP) — A Virginia high school teacher who was fired for refusing to use a transgender student’s new pronouns has filed a lawsuit. The Washington Post reported Monday that Peter Vlaming is suing West Point Public Schools. The system is outside Richmond. Vlaming says his rights...
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any gender bathroom
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July 23, 2019 - 4:16 pm
By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state's Democratic governor and...
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Deon “Strawberry” Hampton of Chicago
Illinois Department of Corrections via AP, File
July 10, 2019 - 2:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A transgender woman who was battling the Illinois Department of Corrections over alleged abuse while she was incarcerated has been released from prison, officials said Tuesday. Deon “Strawberry” Hampton of Chicago, who was serving a 10-year sentence for burglary, was released Monday...
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May 01, 2019 - 2:31 pm
By IVAN MORENO/Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Attorneys sued Wisconsin and Illinois Wednesday over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions. Both lawsuits argue that the states are violating free speech rights and are preventing...
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Midshipmen from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland
© Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
April 17, 2019 - 7:52 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The elite academies that educate officers for the nation's armed forces have begun to implement the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members. The U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school, beginning with the 2020 school...
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