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Transgender Rights

  1. fundraising
    Some ‘Pro-Sex, Anti-Fascist’ Art for Your WallsProceeds benefit groups supporting Black trans people and sex workers.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. oh no
    What Did J.K. Rowling Say This Time?The author’s latest comments about sex and gender have revived accusations of transphobia.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. lgbtq rights
    IMDb Changes Its Policy to Allow for the Removal of Birth NamesLGBTQ organizations had previously lobbied the database to allow transgender users to update their profiles with their chosen names.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.”
  20. Pose Is a Deeply American Story of Self-CreationThis is a powerful show about family as ideal, reality, and metaphor.
  21. 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.”
  22. 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.
  23. 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.”
  24. Why RuPaul’s Reversal on Trans Issues Is So SurprisingA look back at the history of RuPaul on trans identity.
  25. 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.
  26. transgender rights
    Wisconsin School District to Settle Transgender Student’s LawsuitKenosha Unified School District will pay $800,000.
  27. 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.”
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. gallery
    Painting Lost Transgender HeroesArtist Ria Brodell depicts pioneers throughout history.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. politics
    5 Transgender Soldiers Are Suing President Trump Over Military BanTwo LGBTQ legal organizations filed a lawsuit on their behalf.
  41. transgender rights
    LGBTQ Suicide Hotline Reports a ‘Dramatic Spike’ in Calls From Transgender YouthThe contacts increased after Trump’s anti-trans military tweets.
  42. 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.
  43. gallery
    See Britain’s Largest-Ever LGBT Art ShowIt marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K.’s Sexual Offenses Act.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.”
  46. the national circus
    Everything Trump Does Must Be Viewed Through This Single LensIt explains his otherwise inexplicable attacks on staunch ally Jeff Sessions.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.”
  49. 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.
  50. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert on Transgender Military Ban: Trump Went From Crazy to Cruel“F*ck you.”
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