What’s in a voice? For participants in Baldwin Wallace University’s (BW) transgender voice clinic, a voice means feeling like themselves. And for many trans people, security in their voice presentation is nothing less than a matter of basic safety.
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.
As state legislatures begin their 2021 sessions, lawmakers across the country are taking aim at transgender rights, with a multitude of bills aimed at preventing trans youth from accessing life saving health care, and excluding trans girls from participating on girls’ sports teams at federally funded institutions.
President-Elect Joe Biden has pledged to pursue an aggressive plan to advance LGBTQ+ equality in the U.S. and around the world. After four years of the Trump administration rolling back LGBTQ+ rights at home and abroad, Biden has his work cut out for him.
The Biden-Harris administration plans to move the U.S. toward a government-wide focus on uplifting of LGBTQ+ people at home and abroad.
On Tuesday, LGBT internet communities celebrated when Elliot Page, star of Juno, The Umbrella Academy, and Whip It, shared on social media that he was transgender.
Here’s what the media got right—and why accurate media coverage is vital in the fight for trans peoples’ rights to exist safely in the world.
On Saturday, actress Laverne Cox announced that she and a friend had experienced a transphobic attack while walking in Griffith Park, Los Angeles.
The attack comes at the end of a year that has proved one of the deadliest on record for trans people, on the streets and in the courts and statehouses.
Gloria Allen is showing the world on Transgender Day of Remembrance that there is hope.
November’s elections saw trans candidates make unprecedented gains in statehouses across the country. But despite this, several statehouses are setting out to deny the rights of transgender people in their 2021 sessions.
Over 1,000 North American writers have come together to sign a letter expressing support for trans and non-binary people.
“To that end, we say: Non-binary people are non-binary, trans women are women, trans men are men, trans rights are human rights.”
In this Q&A, Luchina Fisher discusses her upcoming documentary titled Mama Gloria, which follows the story of Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen.
In the interview, she also talks about the importance of parents being allies to their LGBTQ children, especially within the Black community.