Transgender

Transgender

White House
Health National
Over 35 national health care associations and providers have sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging them to drop reported plans to narrowly define sex as an immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.  ...
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Lambda Legal Sues Kansas
National
Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Kansas’s refusal to correct the gender marker on Kansas birth certificates for transgender individuals. ...
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Hallway PSA
National
Hallway depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school - and how school administrators and supportive students alike can help. ...
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Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Politics
The LGBTQ rights community is celebrating the defeat of I-183, the proposed ballot measure that would have prevented transgender Montanans from using facilities consistent with their gender identity. ...
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Politics Local
Two months after Equal Rights Washington secured the passage of statewide marriage equality for LGBTQ couples in November of 2012, they were already asking, “what’s next?” The answer? Get conversion therapy on LGBTQ minors banned in Washington state. ...
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Stephanie Burt
Editorial
This spring’s anniversary edition of the transgender young adult classic Being Emily features an all-new introduction by Harvard professor Stephanie Burt. In addition to being an internationally-recognized poet and one of the most influential poetry critics of her generation, Stephanie publicly came out and transitioned at Harvard in 2017. ...
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National
The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico issued its opinion, as promised in the order earlier in April, that denying accurate birth certificates to transgender people is a violation of their privacy. ...
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National
Friday, a federal court in Seattle rejected the Trump Administration’s claim that its “new” discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services passes muster. ...
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National
The U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico struck down a policy that prevented transgender people born in Puerto Rico from correcting the gender marker on their birth certificates and ordered Commonwealth officials to allow such corrections. ...
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