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Texas Immigration Facility to House Transgender Detainees

By Nomaan Merchant | May 23
Federal immigration officials will soon open a new detention facility southwest of Dallas that includes a special unit for transgender detainees.

Yale Commencement to Include First ROTC Graduates Since 70s

May 23
Yale University has awarded more than 3,600 degrees during ceremonies at its 315th commencement.

Prominent Legislators Join Reason Rally's Call For Separation of Church and State

May 23
Two prominent legislators are adding their voices to the growing demand for science in public policy and the constitutional separation of church and state.

At Billboard Awards, Demi Lovato Shows Support for Trans Community

May 23
Pop star Demi Lovato, who has been vocal about LGBT rights throughout her career, took a stand at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night when she performed her hit single "Cool for the Summer," wearing a shirt that featured an inclusive bathroom symbol.

Hate Group Blasts Okla. Gov for Vetoing Abortion Bill

May 23
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is taking some serious heat from the anti-LGBT hate group Liberty Counsel over her decision to veto a draconian law Friday that would have, in effect, eliminated abortion in her state by making practitioners guilty of a felony

'Hamilton' Opens Audition to Trans Actress

May 23
Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton," a show built on its non-traditional casting of America's founding fathers, may be on its way to getting even more diverse.

22 Complaints Filed Under Utah's New LGBT Discrimination Law

By Michelle L. Price | May 23
In the year since Utah's LGBT discrimination law took effect, 22 complaints have been filed with the state Labor Commission- far fewer than the annual number of race or religious-based discrimination complaints lodged in the state.

Analysis: Bathroom Date Could Roil 2017 Arkansas Session

By Andrew DeMillo | May 23
The Arkansas Legislature avoided a fight during its special session on highways over which restrooms transgender people could use, but lawmakers on both side of the issue say it'll certainly be on the agenda when they return to the Capitol next year.

Padres Under Fire For Mishandling Gay Chorus' Anthem

May 23
The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus is criticizing the San Diego Padres for mishandling the group's scheduled performance of the national anthem.

Boycott Over LGBT Law Impacts More Than Just The Music Fans

May 22
North Carolina is feeling the heat.

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