Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Idaho Allows Birth Certificate Gender Updates
Idaho will allow transgender people to change their assigned gender on their birth certificates to accurately reflect their gender identity.
Jon Herskovitz1 / Reuters
Dozens Of Texas Businesses Tell Governor To Ditch 'Bathroom Bill'
Discriminating against the transgender community is simply bad for business, they say.
Reuters Staff / Reuters
Texas Senate OKs Trans Bathroom Restrictions
It's unclear whether Republicans in the state House of Representatives will kill the measure or pass a different version.
Texas Senate’s First Day Of ‘Bathroom Bill’ Hearings Marked By Scathing Testimony
"Sen. Kolkhorst might as well argue that black people be banned from the bathroom because rapists might wear blackface," one speaker said.
Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Trans Wrestler Protests Bathroom Bill: 'We Are Not Choosing'
Curtis M. Wong
Mack Beggs says prospective laws will "isolate and exclude" LGBTQ people.
Brian Snyder / Reuters
GOP Activist Prays For Pro-LGBTQ Texas Legislators And Staffs To 'Rot And Be Blown Away'
Steven Hotze is allied with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, determined to get an anti-trans "bathroom" bill passed.
Texas To Consider Bathroom Restrictions For Trans People This Summer
Gov. Greg Abbott called for a special legislative session with a socially conservative agenda.
David Madison via Getty Images
Here's How A Landmark Ruling On Trans Teens' Rights Could Have A Colossal Impact On Schools
Many school districts may be influenced to treat trans students equally right now.
G Fiume via Getty Images
LGBTQ Groups Blast NCAA For Awarding Events To North Carolina After 'Fake Repeal Of HB2'
Civil rights groups say the NCAA is breaking its "promise to ensure all championship games are held in locations that are safe, respectful, and free of discrimination."
Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
NCAA Should Stay Out Of North Carolina Until ‘HB2.0’ Is Repealed
Community organizer and writer
Almost one year ago to the day, I dumped a nearly full beer on my head and, blinded, almost broke my leg falling down a set
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
We Cry And We Fight: The Failure Of HB142
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, PhD
Director of Public Theology Initiatives at Faith Matters Network
They failed me, my body, and our community.
GUS RUELAS / Reuters
Caitlyn Jenner: Move On HB2 'NOT A True Repeal'
It's a backroom deal, she said.
North Carolina’s So-Called “Bathroom Bill” HB2 Is Being Repealed
North Carolina lawmakers have struck a deal to repeal HB2, a bill that was passed in reaction to a local anti-discrimination ordinance for LGBTQ people.
CHRIS KEANE / Reuters
Former North Carolina Gov. Says It’s Tough Finding A Job Because People Think He’s A Bigot
Pat McCrory signed a law that discriminates against transgender people.
Scott Olson via Getty Images
It's Not About Bathrooms
Rev. Miller Jen Hoffman
Pastor, Rape Crisis Counselor, Writer
And it’s not about reasonable concerns -- it's about irrational fears.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site