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Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

By Ryan Lynch | Sep 23
There was a feverish flurry of pens hitting paper during Wednesday afternoon in Florida Atlantic's Majestic Palm Room. But the students there weren't taking a test.

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

By Maria Danilova | Sep 22
The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints.

Ann Coulter Says She Won't Attend Berkeley Free Speech Event

Ann Coulter Says She Won't Attend Berkeley Free Speech Event

By Jocelyn Gecker | Sep 22
When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance."

School Board Asks Court to Dismiss Transgender Teen's Suit

School Board Asks Court to Dismiss Transgender Teen's Suit

Sep 22
A Virginia school board has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a transgender teen who sued for the right to use the boys bathroom at his high school.

GOP Health Bill All but Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

GOP Health Bill All but Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

By Erica Werner and Alan Fram | Sep 22
Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program.

Women's Advocacy Group Calls Out Trump's Bragging of Sexual Assault in Wake of New Campus Guidelines

Women's Advocacy Group Calls Out Trump's Bragging of Sexual Assault in Wake of New Campus Guidelines

Sep 22
Leading national women's advocacy group UltraViolet issued a scathing response to Friday's scrapping of Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault by the Trump Administration

First UN Expert on Gender Identity Resigns

First UN Expert on Gender Identity Resigns

Sep 22
A spokesman for the U.N.'s Human Rights Council has confirmed that its first independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity has resigned for "personal reasons."

5 Ways to Celebrate Bisexual Visibility Week

5 Ways to Celebrate Bisexual Visibility Week

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 21
From 14th Century Philosopher Sir Francis Bacon to Italian Fashion Designer Georgio Armani, bisexual people throughout the world have made history in their own way. For one week in September, we celebrate bi visibility.

Judge Rejects Couple's Argument for Refusing Gay Customers

Judge Rejects Couple's Argument for Refusing Gay Customers

Sep 21
A federal judge has dismissed a Minnesota couple's lawsuit challenging a state law for the right to refuse to shoot wedding videos for same-sex couples.

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Sep 21
One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral.

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