President Joe Biden's federal student loan forgiveness program, which promises to deliver up to $20,000 of debt relief for millions of borrowers, is on hold indefinitely as legal challenges work their way through the courts.
The Biden administration managed to rack up a long list of major legislative wins in its first two years despite facing one of the most closely-divided Congresses in history. From bipartisan action on infrastructure, gun safety and same-sex marriage to party-line
Moms for Liberty (M4L), the anti-LGBTQ+ “extremist group” that constantly vilifies LGBTQ+ people for “sexualizing kids,” hired a registered sex offender who allegedly had oral and anal sex with a 14-year-old boy to handle the religious outreach for its Philadelphia
The school board in Lynchburg, Virginia has rejected a $10,000 grant from the It Gets Better Foundation, with one resident in the ruby-red metropolis calling the award a Trojan horse to lure school children into a “wicked lifestyle.”“Let me be
Two transgender male students — identified only as J.C. and K.J. — are suing the University of Missouri (MU) for denying them access to gender-affirming healthcare. The university stopped providing such care to minors in August after Gov. Mike Parson
When it comes to transgender issues, polling shows that Americans trust legislators the least. Instead, they trust medical professionals and parents the most.Data for Progress, a left-leaning polling group and think-tank, surveyed likely voters earlier this month to ask about
Employers today rely on various kinds of artificial intelligence (AI) or other automated tools in their hiring processes, including to advertise job opportunities, screen applications, assess candidates, and conduct interviews. Many of these tools carry well-documented risks of discrimination that
The first presidential debate is set for mid-September 2024, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday, setting up the earliest ever start to the presidential debate schedule.
President Joe Biden issued a statement today on the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which said, “There is no place for hate in America and no one should be discriminated against simply for being themselves.”The statement noted that 26 transgender people
A former Chicago police sergeant has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor civil rights violation after being accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a transgender woman.65-year-old James Sajdak faced life in prison for allegedly assaulting Tyshee Featherstone while he was
A DC appeals court is hearing arguments Monday about a gag order issued on former President Donald Trump by the federal judge overseeing his federal 2020 election subversion case. Follow here for the latest live news updates.
As a school district in Missouri moves closer to adopting an anti-trans bathroom policy, the mother of one transgender student says she will sue if members of the board vote in favor of banning trans kids from using bathrooms that
Rep. Michael Guest (R-MS), the chair of the House Ethics Committee, introduced a resolution today to expel George Santos (R-NY), just one day after the committee released its damning report on Santos’s alleged financial misdeeds.The resolution cites a timeline of
According to the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry, 12,000 people in Gaza have been killed since the start of the current Israel–Hamas war. While some people including President Biden have claimed the figure cannot be trusted, a senior U.S. official recently