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U.S. Dept. of Justice – QNotes

DOJ Pride honors Grimm, HB2 opponents

Employee org begun under Obama defies current administration

A ceremony took place on June 28 at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), honoring lawyers who fought North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), as well as transgender teen Gavin Grimm. All honorees were recognized for serving the LGBTQ community, both nationally and within the DOJ.

Transgender inmates in N.C. face review board, not simply ‘separated and segregated’

Gov. McCrory’s debate claim concerning transgender inmates misleading

Public accommodations for transgender citizens has been at the forefront of North Carolina state politics with the passage of HB2, as well as a nationwide issue with the U.S. Department of Justice filing suit and the Obama administration issuing a directive to public schools requiring them to recognize transgender students by the gender with which they identify.