Target pulls some LGBTQ+ merchandise from stores ahead of June Pride month after threats to workers
Target is removing certain items from its stores and making other changes to its LGBTQ+ merchandise nationwide ahead of Pride month, after an intense backlash from some customers including violent confrontations with its workers.
Largest US gay rights group issues Florida travel advisory for alleged anti-LGBTQ+ laws
The largest LGBTQ+ rights organization in the U.S. joined other civil rights organizations Tuesday in issuing a travel advisory for Florida, warning that newly passed laws and policies may pose risks to minorities, immigrants and gay travelers.
Bud Light buying back unsold, expired beer from wholesalers as sales continue to suffer: report
The Wall Street Journal reported Anheuser-Busch will try to help struggling wholesalers amid Bud Light backlash.
2 dorm directors fired for using pronouns in emails at small New York Christian college
The recent firings prompted more than 700 alumni to sign a petition in protest.
'A day of joy:' Brittney Griner opens 1st WNBA season since her detainment in Russia
Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner, who has been free from Russian detention since December 2022, opened her first WNBA season since her detention.
Here are the restrictions on transgender people proceeding in US statehouses
Missouri and Nebraska proposals are poised for action and could add to the list of at least 17 states that have enacted laws restricting or banning gender affirming care for minors.
Full house at Peoria Unified board meeting after decision not to draft transgender bathroom policy
Two weeks ago, the board voted against adopting a formal policy that would limit the use of bathrooms and locker rooms based on biological sex.
FDA finalizes blood-donation rules to allow more gay, bisexual men
The updated FDA guidelines do away with a requirement that men who have sex with men abstain from sex for three months prior to giving blood.
Arizona House Democratic leader Cano leaving for Harvard
Arizona House Democratic Leader Andrés Cano announced he intends to resign when the current legislative session ends, so he can begin pursuit of a graduate degree this summer at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Anheuser-Busch gives away free Bud Light to 'make amends' to distributors after Mulvaney controversy: report
Bud Light distributors faced wrath of angry customers in recent weeks, Wall Street Journal reports.
Central Florida Tourism Oversight District files lawsuit against Disney in ongoing feud
Days after Disney sued Florida’s governor in federal court for what it described as retaliation for opposing the state’s Parents Rights in Education law, members of Disney World’s governing board — made up of Gov. Ron DeSantis appointees — authorized a lawsuit Monday against the entertainment giant.
Arizona high school holds second annual drag show
Some lawmakers in Arizona introduced bills this year prohibiting children from attending drag shows, but as they try to keep kids away, a high school in southern Arizona held its second annual drag performance.
Montana latest state to ban gender-affirming care for transgender kids
Montana is one of at least 15 states with laws to ban such care despite protests from the families of transgender youth that the care is essential.
Peoria Unified votes against drafting transgender bathroom policy
Peoria Unified was considering whether to adopt a formal policy that limits the use of bathrooms and locker rooms based on biological sex.
Kansas lawmakers impose extensive anti-trans bathroom law
The Kansas bathroom law is different because it applies to more facilities but also because it defines male and female in law based on a person's reproductive anatomy at birth.
Montana GOP bars transgender lawmaker from 2023 session
Transgender lawmaker Zooey Zephyr was barred from participating on the House floor as Republican leaders voted Wednesday to silence her for the rest of 2023 session after she protested GOP leaders’ decision earlier in the week to silence her.
Nearly 1,500 books were banned in first half of school year: Report
PEN America recorded more book bans during the fall 2022 semester than in each of the prior two semesters.
Arizona parents of 2 transgender girls file lawsuit regarding school sports
The parents of two transgender girls in Arizona are filing a lawsuit that challenges a year-old state law that bans their daughters from participating in school sports.
CVS 'gender transition' guide says employees must use preferred pronouns, can use bathroom reflecting identity
In the guidelines obtained exclusively by FOX Business, employees are told they may be entitled to a medical leave of absence "under the Family and Medical Leave Act, state law, and/or CVS Health policy."
Anheuser-Busch breaks silence after Bud Light's Dylan Mulvaney controversy
Bud Light has faced backlash after releasing a marketing campaign featuring transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney.