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Transgender Rights

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. politics
    Trump’s Alliance With Evangelicals Is at the Heart of His Anti-Transgender PushTrump must prove himself to his evangelical base, so he’s advancing their belief that gender is fixed by God and traditional roles must be protected.
  5. the law
    The Future of Transgender Rights Now Rests With Brett KavanaughIf the Trump administration redefines gender under Title IX, the issue will end up before the courts — and Kavanaugh will likely be the deciding vote.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.”
  8. Pose Is a Deeply American Story of Self-CreationThis is a powerful show about family as ideal, reality, and metaphor.
  9. chat room
    Pose Star Billy Porter on Ball Culture, ’80s New York, and the AIDS Crisis“If you’re neglecting your citizens, you are inhumane. The end.”
  10. 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.
  11. 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.”
  12. transgender rights
    Trump Administration Announces Restrictive Trans Military PolicyThere’s a good chance this won’t fly in court.
  13. Why RuPaul’s Reversal on Trans Issues Is So SurprisingA look back at the history of RuPaul on trans identity.
  14. The Wild Illinois Governor’s Race Shows Why the Midterms Remain UnpredictablePrimary challenges, like those on both sides of the Illinois contest, make it hard to handicap the 2018 gubernatorial landscape.
  15. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  16. 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.”
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. gallery
    Painting Lost Transgender HeroesArtist Ria Brodell depicts pioneers throughout history.
  20. 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.
  21. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Is a Shattering DocumentaryThe film investigates the mysterious death of trans activist and icon Marsha P. Johnson — and the city that let it go unsolved for decades.
  22. Transgender Candidate Challenges Virginia’s ‘Minister of Private Parts’in a big legislative race in Virginia, a leading cultural conservative who sponsored an anti-transgender “bathroom bill” is facing a trans opponent.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. President Trump Signed Order to Ban 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. Democrat Wins Iowa State Legislative Special Election in District Trump SweptIt may be just a small straw in the wind, but a Democrat won in one of those midwestern small town districts Trump won, despite GOP culture-war ads.
  29. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  30. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  31. DEA Chief to Agents: Trump Was ‘Wrong’ to Encourage Police BrutalityThe head of the Coast Guard has also come out against Trump’s announced ban on transgender people in the military.
  32. gallery
    See Britain’s Largest-Ever LGBT Art ShowIt marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K.’s Sexual Offenses Act.
  33. 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.”
  34. Chairman of Joint Chiefs: Tweets Not Enough to Start Transgender BanGeneral Joseph Dunford wrote in a memo that there have been “no modifications to the current policy.”
  35. the national circus
    Everything Trump Does Must Be Viewed Through This Single LensIt explains his otherwise inexplicable attacks on staunch ally Jeff Sessions.
  36. the law
    In Case You Had Doubts, Trump’s Military Trans Ban Is Grossly UnconstitutionalIt will collide head-on with the doctrine of animus — the legal principle guarding against singling out a group for harm.
  37. A Transgender Servicemember on How He’s Coping With Trump’s Ban“We will continue to serve our nation as we always have, until they tell us that we can’t.”
  38. 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.
  39. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert on Transgender Military Ban: Trump Went From Crazy to Cruel“F*ck you.”
  40. Watch Transgender Comic Patti Harrison’s Funny Takedown of Trump’s Military Ban“He probably thinks transgender people are those cars that turn into robots.”
  41. 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.
  42. GOP Lawmakers Break With Trump on Transgender Military BanSeveral senators have called out the ban, saying any qualified American should be able to serve in the military.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ a Product of GOP Right-Wing CompetitionWhy would Texas rush into the kind of “bathroom bill” controversy that was so damaging to North Carolina? It’s about Gregg Abbott’s political future.
  46. 7th Circuit Court Issues Sweeping Decision Protecting Transgender RightsThere’s no telling what the Supreme Court will do with this broad decision extending transgender rights, but it won’t be able to dodge the big issues.
  47. 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.”
  48. lgbtq rights
    Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ That Targets Transgender StudentsIt’s similar to North Carolina’s infamous bathroom bill.
  49. Man to Be First Person Sentenced of Federal Hate Crime for Transgender MurderJoshua Brandon Vallum pleaded guilty to murdering Mercedes Williamson in December.
  50. academia
    This Is What a Modern-Day Witch Hunt Looks LikeA bunch of academics are spreading false information about one of their own, leading to a massive and misinformed pile-on.
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