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Crowd Thins at North Carolina Furniture Market After Anti-LGBT Law

By Emery P. Dalesio | May 29
Attendance dipped slightly for North Carolina's world-renowned furniture market this year in an early test of business reaction to the state's new law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Ohio Zoo Kills Gorilla to Protect Small Child in Enclosure

May 29
The Cincinnati Zoo's director says zoo security officers killed a 17-year-old gorilla that had grabbed a small boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat.

Judge Orders Release of Documents in Trump University Suit

May 29
A federal judge is ordering the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

3 People Still Missing After Floods in Kansas and Texas

By Juan A. Lozano | May 29
At least three people were still missing on Sunday after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas flooded rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead.

UNC System Says It Won't Enforce Transgender Bathroom Rules

May 29
The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.

Transwoman Speaks About Supermarket Restroom Trauma

By Fallon Forbush | May 29
A transwoman with Parkinson's disease who says she was assaulted by a supermarket patron in the women's room speaks out about the experience.

New Online Poll Finds Tennesseans Divided Over Therapist Exemption Bill

By John Riley | May 29
A new poll shows Volunteer State residents are more closely divided than previously thought over a new Tennessee law that allows mental health counselors and therapists to refuse to treat LGBT patients.

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Sues State Judicial Panel

By Jay Reeves | May 28
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.

Kentucky Gov Says He Will Join Transgender Lawsuit

May 28
Kentucky's Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

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