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Chicago: Students Can AccessBathrooms By 'Gender Identity'

May 3
The nation's third-largest school district has outlined new rules allowing students access to bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity.

Hate Group Mouthpiece: Men Are Entering Target's Ladies Rooms As a 'Test'

May 3
American Family Association mouthpiece Sandy Rios bragged on Breitbart News Daily that her hate group has been "testing" the mega-store chain Target by sending men into women's rooms.

Transgender Pride Flag Raised at Boston City Hall

By Steve LeBlanc | May 3
Mayor Marty Walsh says a transgender pride flag raised Monday over Boston City Hall plaza will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts.

Education Secretary Calls for Repeal of 2 Transgender Laws

By Jennifer C. Kerr and Christine Armario | May 3
Laws in North Carolina and Mississippi that restrict the rights of transgender Americans are hateful and should be repealed, Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Monday.

North Dakota Man Plows Prince's Symbol in Farm Field

May 3
A retiree in a tiny community in North Dakota has paid tribute to Prince in perhaps the most unique way a farmer can.

Hulk Hogan Seeks Rematch With Gawker, Sues Over Transcript

By Tamara Lush | May 2
Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker again, saying the gossip website leaked sealed court documents that quoted him making racist remarks.

Country Stars Plan to Continue Playing in North Carolina

By Nicole Evatt | May 2
Several artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians' boycott over a new law that limits protections to LGBT people, but several stars at Sunday's American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans.

FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking in LGBT Community

By Matthew Perrone | May 2
The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

1st Hearing Set for Prince's Estate in Suburban Minneapolis

May 2
Attorneys are tackling the complicated job of dividing up Prince's estate.

LGBT Inclusion in Films Static, Diversity Drops, Study Says

By Lindsey Bahr | May 2
Hollywood films remained static in their inclusiveness of LGBT characters in 2015, but the racial diversity of those characters fell dramatically, according to the findings of GLAAD's annual study.

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