Topics :: transgender issues

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A Transition in Society

CULTURE | By Brendon Lies | May 22
Sure I live openly, but like those other details, it's not always guaranteed to come up in a live conversation. It doesn't have to be a secret for it to be unknown... and in the back of my mind, being transgender still feels like taboo.

Why We Still March :: Justice and Pride for All

By Porter Gilberg | May 21
Last year, more than 20 trans people, mostly women of color, were murdered in the United States. "Bathroom bills" in various states help ensure trans people will continue to be in the crosshairs in our local communities.

Will Target Bathroom Policy Boycott Impact Retail Giant?

CORPORATE | Apr 29
The boycott pledge was started by the American Family Association, a conservative Christian group.

UNC President: Campuses Must Follow Transgender Law

NATIONAL | By Martha Waggoner | Apr 9
The 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system will follow the state's new law about transgender people by requiring all bathrooms to be designated for use by people based on their biological sex.

What About the 'T' in GLBT?

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Feb 21
Does the recent disbanding of New York's Empire State Pride Agenda signify that on their way to the altar rich gays threw trans people under the bus?

Montana Governor Issues Trans-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Order

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 24
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) on Monday issued an executive order extending nondiscrimination protections to state employees and state contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

New SF Sheriff Shares Plans for Trans Inmates

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 17
During her first full day on the job, newly sworn-in San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy met with advocates to work on updating her department's policies on transgender inmates.

All-Gender Restrooms Proposed in San Francisco

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 16
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos this week introduced legislation that would require local businesses and city-owned properties to make all one-person bathrooms gender neutral.

Violence and Visibility

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 28
2015 saw a surge in anti-trans murders. Top elected officials and transgender men and women themselves have been sounding the alarm.

Fraught Trans Process Exposed

NATIONAL | By Jason Hanasik | Dec 20
In 2014, the Williams Institute reported on the link between health disparities and trans suicide attempts. Things are slowly starting to change.

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