Twenty states sued the federal government late last month, trying to overturn federal protections for trans and gender-nonconforming students ordered by the Biden administration.
California AG Rob Bonta joined the attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia in filing an amicus curiae brief supporting three transgender Alabamans who've been denied driver's licenses that correspond to their gender identity.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge ratified his earlier ruling that one of the parties to a 2004 marriage at San Francisco City Hall between two lesbians that had been declared null and void by the state nonetheless qualifies as a "putative" spouse.
California Treasurer Fiona Ma, a former San Francisco supervisor and assemblywoman, has been sued by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.
Proponents of Proposition 8 have to file a brief by August 16 to show they have standing to appeal a district court decision to release tapes of the landmark Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial that led to the resumption of same-sex marriages in California.
The U.S. Supreme Court session that just ended amounted to mostly a "tread water" experience for LGBTQ people — with several little victories and no spectacular losses.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge found that one of the parties to a 2004 marriage between two lesbians that had been declared null and void by the state nonetheless qualifies as a "putative" spouse.
On the last day of the 2020-21 session, the U.S. Supreme issued relief and worry for the LGBTQ community.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled July 1 that California's law requiring disclosure of major donors to tax-exempt organizations violates the First Amendment rights of association for donors.
In a limited but important victory for transgender access, the U.S. Supreme Court announced June 28 that it would not review a lower court decision that favored a transgender student's restroom access at a public high school.
In an 8-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 23 that a public high school violated a student's First Amendment right to free speech when it suspended the student for posting an angry post on social media after school and off campus.
Some legal observers viewed the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia as a "significant" victory for LGBTQs while others saw it as another sign of "death by a thousand cuts" for queer equal rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a city cannot discriminate against a contractor when they claim a religious belief.