In 102 anti-trans bills in seven states, the word “transgender” appears just eight times—part of an effort to deny trans kids’ existence even as the legislation affects what they can and cannot do.
For years, national advocates have pushed for federal legislation that would mandate queer-inclusive sex ed. As transgender homicides surge, experts say teaching kids that an attraction to transgender people is okay could curb the crisis.
The Supreme Court said Philadelphia violated the First Amendment when it cut ties with a Catholic group that discriminated against LGBTQ+ couples.
Millions of people now recognize March 31 as a day to celebrate transgender people worldwide.
“I wanted a day that we can celebrate the living, and I wanted a day that all over the world we could be all together,” said Rachel Crandall-Crocker, the creator of International Transgender Day of Visibility.
In headlines and statehouses, young transgender athletes appear to be a hot-button issue. But a new poll released Wednesday suggests that the nation is far less divided than state politicians.
President-Elect Joe Biden has nominated Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. If approved, Levine would be the first ever Senate-confirmed trans official in U.S. history.
Levine’s appointment sends a strong message that the administration intends to reverse course on what advocates say has been four years of war against LGBTQ+ people under the Trump administration.
Gloria Allen is showing the world on Transgender Day of Remembrance that there is hope.
The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is the most powerful far-right legal organization in the nation. Now, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is being asked to answer for her ties to the organization.
The U.S. Trans Survey offers some of the only data on transgender life in America, but a nonprofit’s shortfalls and the pandemic threaten its future.