Family & Society
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An ongoing restroom saga

Family | North Carolina battles for a solution that will make everyone happy
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/26/19, 03:57 pm

A federal judge in North Carolina on Tuesday approved a legal settlement that will allow transgender individuals to use the restroom of their choice in buildings controlled by the state’s executive branch.

The consent decree settles a lawsuit between Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, and a group of transgender plaintiffs who sued the state in 2016 after it passed HB2, legislation requiring individuals use restrooms matching the gender on their birth certificate in state government-owned buildings.

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When consent trumps morality

Relationships | Polyamory advocates are finding acceptance in mainstream culture 
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/19/19, 05:03 pm

The largest professional association of psychologists in the United States is working to normalize polyamory, an inevitable next frontier in the sexual revolution.

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‘A stunning attack on incarcerated women’

Sexuality | California is on track to allow males who identify as females into women’s prisons
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/12/19, 05:04 pm

A bill working its way through the California state legislature this summer would allow incarcerated biological males who identify as transgender women to stay with female inmates in prison facilities.

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