21, 2016 file photo, North Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore speaks as the North Carolina General Assembly convenes for a special session in Raleigh, N.
C., to see if enough lawmakers are willing to repeal a 9-month-old law that limited LGBT rights, including which bathrooms transgender people can use in public schools and government buildings.
The mission of the Savannah Gay & Lesbian Film Society is to organize and manage year-round cinema that supports and strengthens lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) visibility through media arts. MEGA puts on monthly educational and social activities to strengthen the LGBT Family Community in Georgia.
In presenting access to films and videos the Savannah Gay & Lesbian Film Society will provide both entertainment aspects and deal with a wide variety of issues related to sexuality and gender, thus serving the educational and cultural needs of our audiences. The MEGA Family Project has thousands of members throughout the state of Georgia who support our mission and vision of strenthening LGBT families.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
The Trevor Project operates the only accredited, nationwide, around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth.
C., which would require transgender people to use restrooms in many public buildings that match their original gender.
Because of the bill, several major sports organizations shifted events away from North Carolina and businesses such as Pay Pal decided not to expand in the state.
In November, Republican Pat Mc Crory, who signed and defended the bill, became the only incumbent governor to lose in the general election.
(Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP) Bills to curtail transgender people’s access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.
The bills have taken on a new significance this week following the decision by President Donald Trump’s administration to revoke an Obama-era federal directive instructing public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms of their chosen gender.