"We are confident that if all our valid signatures were counted then we would easily meet the threshold to move forward," spokesman Josh Hovey said.
Proposal would revise state's 1976 law to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations.
"This partisan lawsuit was nothing short of an attempt to tarnish Gov. Branstad's character and reputation," said Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig.
A 13-year-old transgender girl sued Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a law that will prevent transgender girls from competing in girls sports at public schools.
The Cabinet passed a draft bill that seeks approval from parliament to allow transgender people over 16 to change their name and gender without a diagnosis of gender dysphoria.
Attorney General Rob Bonta announced on Monday that Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia are being added to California's list.
Republican lawmakers in Ohio were met with pushback from Republican Governor Mike DeWine, who questioned a ban on transgender girls competing in sports.
Money and resources poured into the anti-trans hate machine underscore that the issue of trans rights is not a marginal or ancillary fight for the far-right but a central one.
The story behind Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and how it became a woke museum in one of the reddest states in the USA.
In the most recent measure to boost support of LGBTQ minorities in the conservative Muslim-majority country, Bangladesh is offering companies tax breaks to hire transgender people.
When Frank Kameny was fired by the government for being gay, he embarked on a lifelong fight for equal rights.
One of Kentucky's largest child services agency is refusing to sign a contract allowing LGBTQ couples to become foster parents or adopt children.
The 20-year-old from Iran, where same-sex relationships are illegal, was reportedly killed by his half-brother and two cousins.
North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore expressed concerns about the legislation garnering enough support.
After a transgender teenage boy passed away, his parents had to make a difficult decision: would they use his birth name or chosen name?
"The Sims markets itself on 'playing with life,' yet is lacking in such an important part in representation," wrote Twitch streamer Momo Misfortune to Newsweek.
The poll, which was conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) found that 76 percent of Americans are in support of laws that protect LGBTQ individuals from being discriminated against in housing, jobs and public life.
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill on Thursday prohibiting transgender athletes from competing on female sports teams.
"I haven't looked yet to whether that requires an executive order," the executive director of the White House Gender Policy Council said.
"The QAnon vibe in this chamber has gone too far," Pocan said before the House passed the Equality Act, which expands LGBTQ rights.
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in the Bostock case protected employees from being discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The Equality Act, however, would expand those protections for LGBTQ Americans seeking equal access to healthcare, housing and education.
Ryan Anderson's "When Harry Became Sally" has been removed from Amazon's cyber shelves. The author argues the book is crucial to the dialogue around transgender people, especially as the Biden administration moves to introduce more trans policies.
Photos of Barbie wearing a "Love Wins" T-shirt from a 2017 collaboration have sparked a discussion about the doll's girlfriend.
Employees at Penguin Random House Canada reportedly confronted management in a town hall meeting after it was announced it would publish Peterson's new book in 2021.
Steven Arauz was dismissed from his $49,000-a-year position at Forest Lake Education Center shortly after featuring in an article published by online news site Gays With Kids.
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick would have the government intervene in the most intimate aspects of personal life. But a mask mandate? Never.
Advocacy groups called it a "disservice" that moderator Susan Page failed to bring up Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ record.
The Supreme Court ruled LGBTQ workers are entitled to the Civil Rights Act's protections against job discrimination, but that law has limits—and should be fixed.