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Transgender Rights

  1. power
    ‘I Want the Bloody Hands Recorded’Machaela Cavanaugh’s tear-and-rage-filled filibuster of a Nebraska anti-trans bill she knew would probably pass anyway.
  2. transgender rights
    How a Single Democrat Stopped the Anti-Trans WaveThree weeks ago, Machaela Cavanaugh started filibustering everything in Nebraska. She doesn’t plan to stop, and she might just win.
  3. health care
    A Whistleblower’s Claims About a St. Louis Transgender Center Are Under FireJamie Reed’s shocking account of a clinic mistreating children went viral. Parents and patients are now refuting her key claims.
  4. early and often
    Transphobic Utah Parents Launch Witch Hunt Against TeenWhen their daughter lost to another girl, the parents asked the teen’s school to investigate whether she was transgender.
  5. lgbtq rights
    The Right’s Dangerous ‘Just Asking Questions’ Anti-Trans Campaign Is WorkingHow Matt Walsh’s new documentary is empowering the faithful to take action.
  6. transgender rights
    How Texas Became the Most Virulently Anti-Trans State in AmericaThe governor’s order to investigate gender-affirming care as child abuse was years in the making.
  7. the law
    How a U.K. Court Battle Held Trans Teens HostageLuke is one of thousands of young people who lost access to gender-affirming hormones — but he and others are fighting back.
  8. lgbtq rights
    She Supported Her Child Being Trans. So the State Separated Them.Thanks to a crackdown on LGBTQ families, the case of Katee Churchill could be just the beginning.
  9. politics
    Twitter Suspends GOP Congressman Jim Banks for Misgendering Trans OfficialThe company suspended the Indiana Republican’s official account and removed a tweet in which he intentionally misgendered Dr. Rachel Levine.
  10. transgender rights
    Transgender Student Wins Bathroom-Access Case As Supreme Court Denies AppealSeven of nine justices affirmed the decision by a lower court that transgender bathroom restrictions violated civil-rights laws and the Constitution.
  11. games
    Tennis Lessons and Learning to Feel at Home in My BodyAt age 28, I began transitioning. But my body didn’t become mine until I picked up a racket.
  12. maga
    Kristi Noem Angers Her Base With Transgender Sports-Ban VetoThe South Dakota governor was a MAGA favorite thanks to her fight against pandemic public-health measures. Now she’s flunked a cultural litmus test.
  13. conservatism
    What Can Republicans Do to Make ‘Conservative Populism’ More Popular?From identifying a few ways to re-redistribute resources to their constituencies to restricting the franchise, Republicans are battling the future.
  14. 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.”
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. the law
    The Supreme Court’s Unlikely IntersectionalityGorsuch and Roberts may never admit it, but with today’s ruling they rejected the pitting of historically marginalized groups against each other.
  18. the law
    Gender Discrimination Is On the Line at the Supreme CourtThe first transgender discrimination case to reach the high court could roll back gender protections for everyone.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.”
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  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. 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. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.”
  30. the national circus
    Everything Trump Does Must Be Viewed Through This Single LensIt explains his otherwise inexplicable attacks on staunch ally Jeff Sessions.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.”
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. SCOTUS Defers to Trump on Transgender Student RightsThe administration withdrew an interpretation of anti-discrimination laws as protecting the rights of transgender students. So, too, did SCOTUS.
  39. transgender rights
    Massachusetts to Expand Protections for Transgender PeopleThey’ll now be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
  40. transgender rights
    Court Won’t Change Virginia Transgender RulingThe ruling was the first to find transgender students are protected under Title IX.
  41. transgender rights
    11 States Sue Obama Over Transgender PolicyThe suit calls Obama’s policy a “massive social experiment” and objects to his interpretation of Title IX.
  42. lgbt rights
    North Carolina Governor Blames His State’s Bathroom Law on U.S. Government“Congress has been sitting on the sidelines.” 
  43. The Potty DecidesWill Trump’s opposition to North Carolina’s bathroom bill be the one “gaffe” that actually hurts him?
  44. lgbt rights
    Major Businesses Condemn North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT LawIncluding the NBA.
  45. NYC Guarantees the Right to Enter a Bathroom Matching One’s Gender IdentityAll city offices, parks, and some museums. 
  46. transgender rights
    Cuomo To Protect Transgender New YorkersThe executive action will bypass Republican obstructionists in Albany. 
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Charged in McDonald’s Hate CrimeHe’s been charged with assault as a hate crime for slashing a transgender woman with a razor.
  48. equal rites
    LGBT Equality and Justice Day Kicks Off in AlbanyHundreds of advocates have converged on the capital.
  49. transgender rights
    Is the City Discriminating Against Transgender People?A new lawsuit says yes.
  50. equal rites
    City Apologizes to Transgender Couple Over Wedding FlapWell, that’s nice.