Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 26 2017 - 1:40pm
This video by the ACLU explains the presidential actions regarding transgender students and the civil rights case heading to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28. Last year, President Barack Obama said civil rights laws should cover transgender students, but in 2017, President Donald Trump said transgender students should not be covered by civil rights laws. But the courts determine the law, and the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on this issue on March 28, 2017.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 19 2015 - 4:44pm
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Feb. 19, 2015 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Despite Texas’ longstanding ban on same-sex marriages, two Austin women made history on Thursday morning when they became the first gay couple to legally wed in the state.