182 ABA Journal LGBTQ Legal Issues articles.
Feb 10, 2023 11:43 AM CST
Most intersex surgeries are performed on children under the age of 2, according to a report attached to a resolution adopted by the ABA House of Delegates. Some youth would like medical intervention, but others who had it experienced trauma as a result of the choices that were made for them, according to the report.
Feb 6, 2023 4:30 PM CST
A federal judge in Florida has ruled that the 11th Amendment prevents him from ordering the reinstatement of a reform prosecutor suspended by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Jan 24, 2023 8:54 AM CST
Jan 5, 2023 12:59 PM CST
In a decision that creates a circuit split, a federal appeals court has upheld a Florida school district’s policy that bans transgender students from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.
Jan 4, 2023 10:10 AM CST
Standing issues and a lack of notice have doomed a challenge to a transgender-inclusive sports policy. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York ruled Friday against four cisgender athletes in Connecticut who alleged that the policy deprived them of a fair shot at statewide track titles in high school.
Dec 19, 2022 10:50 AM CST
A First Amendment action brought against the University of Idaho by Christian Legal Society members who believe the Bible rejects same-sex marriage has settled for $90,000.
Dec 12, 2022 1:24 PM CST
Bill protecting gay marriage is sent to Biden
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a marriage equality bill Thursday that requires states and the federal government to recognize same-sex…
Dec 9, 2022 2:42 PM CST
Dec 5, 2022 4:12 PM CST
The case of 303 Creative v. Elenis is about whether the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act violates the First Amendment free speech rights of Lorie Smith and her wholly owned design firm.
Dec 1, 2022 3:36 PM CST
Dec 1, 2022 9:20 AM CST
“I read a quote recently that said we should think hard about what we owe each other as citizens and human beings,” Deborah Ferguson says. “I believe that.”
Nov 22, 2022 3:37 PM CST
Nov 10, 2022 10:23 AM CST
A beauty pageant had a First Amendment right to reject a transgender contestant who contended that its “natural born female” eligibility requirement violated Oregon anti-bias law, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Nov 3, 2022 1:26 PM CDT
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the ABA’s members, volunteers and donors have answered the call to help increase legal services and transform the justice system. The FJE hopes to build on that momentum with the 2022 ABA Giving Day.
Oct 18, 2022 11:10 AM CDT