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Transgender Rights

  1. 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.
  2. 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.”
  3. 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.
  4. 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.”
  5. transgender rights
    Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military PolicyThere’s a good chance this won’t fly in court.
  6. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  7. 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.”
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. gallery
    Painting Lost Transgender HeroesArtist Ria Brodell depicts pioneers throughout history.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  16. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  17. gallery
    See Britain’s Largest-Ever LGBT Art ShowIt marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K.’s Sexual Offenses Act.
  18. 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.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Trump Announces Ban on Transgender Troops Serving Military in ‘Any Capacity’It’s unclear how this policy would affect the thousands of transgender troops already serving.
  22. 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.”
  23. lgbtq rights
    Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ That Targets Transgender StudentsIt’s similar to North Carolina’s infamous bathroom bill.
  24. Man to Be First Person Sentenced of Federal Hate Crime for Transgender MurderJoshua Brandon Vallum pleaded guilty to murdering Mercedes Williamson in December.
  25. caitlyn jenner
    Caitlyn Jenner Confirms She’s Had Her ‘Final’ Sex-Reassignment SurgeryShe appeared on 20/20 with Diane Sawyer Friday night.
  26. gender
    Parents Should Let Children Be Their Gender Nonconforming SelvesThere seems to be a recent, nobly intentioned uptick in parents insisting children play and dress in gender-conforming ways.
  27. lgbtq rights
    Student at Center of Trans-Rights Supreme Court Case Says He’ll Keep FightingAfter the Supreme Court opted not to hear his case.
  28. Trans Teens on What ‘Bathroom Anxiety’ Really Feels Like“What if something bad happens and nobody knows, and they just leave me in there?”
  29. party chat
    Laverne Cox: ‘Trans Rights Are Women’s Rights’On bell hooks and more.
  30. transgender rights
    Laverne Cox Explains What Anti-Trans Bathroom Legislation Is Really About“It’s about us existing in public space.”
  31. transgender rights
    Caitlyn Jenner Calls Out Donald Trump in Message for Trans Youth“I have a message for the trans kids of America. You are winning.”
  32. WATCH: The World’s First Transgender Doll Is Modeled After This TeenagerAnd it’s inspired by a 16-year-old.
  33. politics
    Read Janet Mock’s Powerful Letter to Transgender Students“I just want you to remember that this is your school too.”
  34. transgender rights
    Trump Administration Revokes Guidelines Aimed at Protecting Transgender StudentsThe previous guidelines under the Obama administration ensured that transgender students had a right to use the bathroom of their choice.
  35. politics
    The Trump Administration Can’t Agree on Treatment of Transgender StudentsSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos is hesitant to rescind Obama’s guidelines.
  36. Trump Will Issue New Guidelines on Treatment of Transgender Students“The president has maintained for a long time that this is a states’-rights issue and not one for the federal government.”
  37. grammys 2017
    Laverne Cox Highlighted This Supreme Court Case at the GrammysGavin Grimm, a transgender teen from Virginia, is suing after his school board voted against allowing him to use the bathroom of his choice.
  38. Texas Mayor Is the State’s First Openly Trans Person to Serve in Elected OfficeJess Herbst has been New Hope’s mayor since May.
  39. Boy Scouts Will Start Allowing Transgender Children to JoinIt will now accept members based on the gender listed on their applications.
  40. social psychology
    Can Looking at Photos of Trans People Help Reduce Prejudice?A new study offers mixed results, but helps researchers chip away at some key questions about how to improve intergroup relations.
  41. women's march 2017
    Read Janet Mock’s Women’s March Speech on Trans Women of Color and Sex WorkersFrom the Women’s March: “I stand here today most of all because I am my sister’s keeper.”
  42. gender dysphoria
    You Should Watch the BBC’s Controversial Documentary on Gender DysphoriaIt offers one of the most nuanced, thoughtful examinations of a complicated subject yet, partly by speaking to people others have ignored.
  43. politics
    At Least 3 Anti-Trans Bills Were Proposed Just This WeekAnother year, another slew of transphobic bathroom bills.
  44. transgender rights
    Virginia Is Debating an Extremely Dangerous Anti-Trans Bathroom BillIt isn’t an exaggeration to say that this could be deadly for trans kids with unsupportive families.
  45. transgender rights
    Here’s a Huge New Survey of Transgender AmericansIt reveals, unsurprisingly, that many trans people in the United States face all sorts of trauma and challenges every day.
  46. transgender rights
    Two Prominent Trans Activists Give Advice to Teens in Trump’s AmericaFrom activists Buck Angel and Janet Mock.
  47. This Minnesota Mom Is Suing Her Transgender Teen for Seeking Gender ReassignmentShe’s challenging a law that lets emancipated minors make their own health decisions.
  48. Here’s How Parents of Transgender Youth Are Fighting for Equality Post-ElectionThe Parents for Transgender Equality Council wants to help change minds.
  49. Laverne Cox on What Made Her Apprehensive About the Rocky Horror RemakeIt’s one of Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s songs.
  50. emmys 2016
    Jeffrey Tambor Would Be Happy If He Were the Last Cis Male to Play a Trans WomanHe celebrated the transgender community in his moving acceptance speech.
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