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Transgender Rights

  1. fall fashion issue 2023
    Dylan Mulvaney’s Girlhood, InterruptedShe never expected to be attacked by the right-wing ghoul squad for just being so delightfully herself. She’s ready to make the most of it.
  2. power
    Montana Republicans Banish the State’s Only Trans LawmakerFirst they blocked Representative Zooey Zephyr from speaking. Now they’ve barred her from the House floor for the rest of the legislative session.
  3. power
    Tennessee Bans Drag Shows in Public PlacesThe GOP has introduced more than 20 bills targeting drag shows this year alone.
  4. transgender rights
    Utah Bans Gender-Affirming Care for Trans YouthAlready this year, Republican lawmakers have proposed more than 150 bills limiting the rights of trans people.
  5. transgender rights
    Virginia Students Walk Out in Protest of Anti-Trans PoliciesStudents at over 90 public schools are protesting the governor’s proposal to roll back transgender rights.
  6. feuds
    Think Twice Before You Insult Maren MorrisAfter Tucker Carlson called her a “lunatic country-music person” for calling out transphobia, Morris raised $100,000 for trans youth.
  7. transphobia
    Celebs Keep Doubling Down on TERF Talking PointsBette Midler and Macy Gray spent the weekend spewing anti-trans rhetoric.
  8. sports
    World Swimming Just Issued a Blow to Trans AthletesThe organization banned transgender female athletes from competing in women’s events unless they transitioned before the age of 12.
  9. terfs
    All the Fallout From Dave Chappelle’s Controversial New SpecialAmid widespread backlash to transphobic jokes in his latest set, Netflix continues to stand behind the comedian.
  10. culture
    Don’t Miss Elliot Page’s Oprah InterviewThe actor opened up about his recent transition and painful early days of fame in his first TV interview since coming out as trans.
  11. politics
    Arkansas Has Now Passed the Most Extreme Anti-Trans Law YetLawmakers overruled the governor’s veto of a bill banning trans youth from accessing essential gender-affirming care.
  12. the cut podcast
    Maybe You Should Run for Office?From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Sarah McBride, elected officials are starting to look more and more like the people they represent.
  13. celebrity
    Elliot Page Opens Up About His Decision to Come Out“I’m really excited to act, now that I’m fully who I am, in this body,” the actor said in his first interview since coming out as trans.
  14. politics
    Rachel Levine Faced a Transphobic Tirade During Her Confirmation HearingDuring the assistant health secretary nominee’s confirmation hearing, Senator Rand Paul likened transgender surgery to “genital mutilation.”
  15. power
    New York Has Finally Repealed the ‘Walking While Trans’ BanUnder the law, police could arrest anyone they suspected of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  16. politics
    Biden Picks Trans Doctor Rachel Levine as Assistant Health SecretaryIf confirmed, Levine will become the highest-ranking transgender official in the U.S. government.
  17. cut covers
    Sarah McBride’s NeighborhoodThe new Delaware state senator is making history in her hometown.
  18. fundraising
    Some ‘Pro-Sex, Anti-Fascist’ Art for Your WallsProceeds benefit groups supporting Black trans people and sex workers.
  19. trans rights
    Judge Blocks HHS Rollback of Trans Health Care ProtectionsOnce again, the Trump administration is seeking to define sex discrimination on the basis of biological sex.
  20. power
    Police Can Arbitrarily Arrest Trans Women Under This LawNew York’s harmful “Walking While Trans” ban allows police to arrest anyone they suspect of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  21. oh no
    J.K. Rowling Triples Down on TransphobiaThe author has unleashed an 11-tweet rant that appeared to conflate hormone therapy and conversion therapy.
  22. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  23. the bigger picture
    70-Plus Photographers Unite in Fundraising Initiative Against Systemic RacismReframing the Future is working with photographers and graphic designers to fundraise for National Bail Out and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.
  24. oh no
    What Did J.K. Rowling Say This Time?The author’s latest comments about sex and gender have revived accusations of transphobia.
  25. obits
    Aimee Stephens, a Groundbreaking Transgender Activist, Has DiedStephens was fired in 2013 after announcing her plans to transition. Her sex discrimination case rose all the way to the Supreme Court.
  26. transgender rights
    School District Flooded With Death Threats Over Trans-Inclusive BathroomsThe threats have been so extreme, the Georgia school district reversed the bathroom policy.
  27. transgender rights
    Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban to Take EffectAfter months of being blocked by injunctions, the cruel policy will be allowed to go into effect.
  28. power
    Two Women Arrested for Attacking Transgender Woman in Bar BathroomThe assault occurred in North Carolina, where a notorious anti-trans bathroom bill was briefly passed.
  29. human rights
    What Happened to Roxana Hernández, the Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody?Senators are demanding that ICE release a report on the circumstances of her death.
  30. human rights
    Trans Americans Have a Message for Trump: We Won’t Be Erased#WeWon’tBeErased on Twitter is full of passionate responses to Trump’s proposal to narrow the definition of gender.
  31. human rights
    What to Know About Trump’s Terrifying Proposal to Eliminate Transgender RightsThe Department of Health and Human Services is reportedly working to establish that a person’s sex is to be male or female and “unchangeable.”
  32. transgender rights
    Federal Court Rules Civil-Rights Law Protects Transgender StudentsThis is a major victory not only for Gavin Grimm, but for all transgender students.
  33. transgender rights
    New York City Will Soon House Inmates According to Their Gender Identity“It’s the city’s responsibility to protect the rights and safety of all New Yorkers.”
  34. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  35. transgender rights
    U.S. Military to Accept Transgender Recruits on New Year’s Day“We are relieved that we don’t have to hit pause on the constitutional rights of transgender people who are willing and able to serve our country.”
  36. transgender issues
    When a Trans Woman Defends Herself and the Video Goes ViralTwenty months after Merci Chrisette’s “Subway Slasher” video became a sensation, she’s facing up to five years in prison.
  37. politics
    The First Openly Transgender Woman Was Elected in VirginiaShe defeated a 13-term incumbent to win a seat in the state’s House of Delegates.
  38. gallery
    Painting Lost Transgender HeroesArtist Ria Brodell depicts pioneers throughout history.
  39. transgender rights
    Turns Out Enacting Legislation Takes More Than Pressing ‘Send Tweet’A federal court has temporarily prevented the Pentagon from enacting a ban on transgender troops.
  40. transgender rights
    Defense Secretary: Transgender Troops Can Continue to Serve (For Now)Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced transgender troops could continue to serve pending the results of a study.
  41. politics
    Trump Reportedly Signs Order Banning Transgender People From Joining MilitaryTrump follows through on his tweets, but leaves the status of openly transgender active service members up to Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
  42. politics
    White House Finds Solution to Transgender Military Ban: Delay, Let Mattis DecideThe reported plan gives Mattis six months to figure out what Trump’s tweets mean for service members — and by then the courts may have weighed in.
  43. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  44. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  45. gallery
    See Britain’s Largest-Ever LGBT Art ShowIt marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K.’s Sexual Offenses Act.
  46. lgbtq rights
    Chelsea Manning Tore Apart Donald Trump’s Ban on Transgender Soldiers“We are neither disruptive nor expensive. We are human beings, and we will not be erased or ignored.”
  47. transgender rights
    Senator Says Gender Identity Didn’t Matter When She Was Injured in CombatThe Iraq War veteran blasted Trump’s trans military ban on CNN.
  48. transgender rights
    The Pentagon Reportedly Spends 5 Times More on Viagra Than Transgender ServicesThe Defense Department spent $84 million on erectile-dysfunction meds in 2014 alone.
  49. lgbtq rights
    Janet Mock Says She Doesn’t Want to Stand for All Trans WomenShe doesn’t want the trans experience to be seen as a “monolith.”
  50. lgbtq rights
    Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ That Targets Transgender StudentsIt’s similar to North Carolina’s infamous bathroom bill.
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