Laura Ricketts is a lawyer, a philanthropist, a businesswoman and the first openly LGBT co-owner of an American major-league sports franchise. She is also an activist who supports LGBT and Democratic causes.
On Aug. 27 a federal court in Georgia ordered the Trump Administration to recognize the U.S. citizenship since birth of Simone Mize-Gregg, the two-year-old daughter of a married same-sex couple, and to issue her a U.S. passport.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed on Aug. 7 a lower court ruling that required a suburban Jacksonville, Fla. school district to treat transgender student Drew Adams equally by allowing equal access to the restroom that matches his gender.
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