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Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support as it Marks 100 Years

By Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
The National Park Service, which oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks, monuments, battlefields and other landmarks, thinks it's time for a change.

Openly Gay Police Chief Suspended from Job in South Carolina

By Jeffrey Collins | Aug 24
The openly gay police chief of a small South Carolina town has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.

Muslim NYPD Captain Fights Crime and Prejudice

Aug 24
Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them. But it's not on the streets where he faces his biggest challenge.

Citing Religion, 5 GOP-led States File Lawsuit Over Obama Transgender Rules

By Paul J Weber | Aug 23
Texas and four other Republican-led states filed another lawsuit Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration's efforts to strengthen transgender rights

Experts: NC Case Unaffected By Texas Transgender Ruling

By Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 23
Legal experts say a ruling by a federal judge in Texas - that the Obama administration can't force schools to allow transgender students to choose their bathrooms - won't effect litigation over a North Carolina transgender bathroom law.

Will Trump's Flood Relief Donation End Up in the Hands of Anti-LGBT Hate Group?

Aug 23
Why not just donate to the Red Cross?

Hate Groups Have Hootenanny Over Texas Judge's Anti-Trans Decision

Aug 23
The "do unto others" crowd at hate groups Liberty Counsel and Family Research Council were taking victory laps Monday over U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor's ruling blocking the Obama administration's directive on transgender student restroom use.

California Legislature Passes 'All-Gender' Restroom Bill

Aug 23
If signed into law, the bill would require single-occupancy restrooms in California businesses, government buildings, and places of public accommodation to be universally accessible to all genders.

Justice Department Considering Response to Texas Judge's Order Blocking LGBT Directive

Aug 23
The Justice Department is considering its options, now that a federal judge in Texas has blocked an Obama administration order concerning transgender students in public schools.

White House Says Feds Doing Their Part in Flood Response

By Kevin Freking | Aug 23
President Barack Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure the many thousands who have suffered damage to their homes, schools and businesses that his administration has made their recovery a priority.

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