In June, the Supreme Court decided the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, issuing a powerful rebuke to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission for its 'religious hostility' toward Christian baker Jack Phillips. Phillips had refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, and the commission had compared his decision to religious arguments in favor of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazism.
Being transgender is no longer classified as a mental illness by the World Health Organization – a key sign of progress for an often-marginalized community.
Transgender people are being encouraged to become Church of England vicars as bishops launch a diversity drive.
Former transgender, bisexual, lesbian and gay men and women, including an Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting survivor, will be gathering in the nation's capital for a worship event next weekend to proclaim how Jesus Christ liberated them.
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday that bans some transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces latitude in implementing policies.
The Kansas Republican party has voted to pass a resolution that opposes 'all efforts to validate transgender identity' and supports 'God's design for gender as determined by biological sex and not by self-perception.'
The Republican Party in the state of Kansas on Saturday moved to affirm 'God's design for gender as determined by biological sex,' not 'self-perception.'
The country's first all-LGBT city council was sworn in this week in California, CBS Los Angeles reports.
The Methodist Church in Great Britain has its first transgender minister.
Virginia House of Delegates candidate Danica Roem (D) has defeated longtime Del. Robert Marshall (R), becoming Virginia's first openly transgender elected official, according to The Washington Post.
The UK government objected to the term 'pregnant woman' in a United Nations treaty, claiming the term 'excludes' transgender people who give birth and should be replaced with 'pregnant people,' reports said Sunday.
California students at a charter school will not be able to opt out of lessons on transgenderism after the school board voted this week.