Stacey Abrams, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi weigh in on the state of politics and what’s next; new data shows support for a higher minimum wage and the impact of Donald Trump’s war on healthcare; and more feminist highlights from the week!
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ latest proposed Title IX guidelines continue the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ rights—and leave transgender and queer students in danger.
“The Church of England welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people,” declares new guidance for Anglican clergy, “equally with all people, within the body of Christ, and rejoices in the diversity of that body into which all Christians have been baptised by one Spirit.”
Trump administration officials want to propose a legal definition of “sex” that excludes and erases the trans community. Trans women and their allies were quick to talk back on Twitter—and defiantly claim their identities in the process.
Yuna Oyun—Mongolia’s first openly transgender woman—opens up about her journey.
New Hampshire recently joined the rest of the states in New England in having comprehensive LGBTQ discrimination protections on the books—but in nearby Massachusetts, a fight to keep them in place just started.
Jenkins, who made history last year when she became the first openly black trans woman ever to be elected to public office, sounded off on the importance of authenticity and representation last week at LA’s Trans Pride Festival.
Voters in the Bay State will decide whether to keep or repeal the state’s 2016 anti-discrimination law this November in what will be the first statewide referendum on transgender rights.
In an exclusive clip from the audiobook of her memoir, “Tomorrow Will Be Different,” trans advocate Sarah McBride remembers the moment she decided to take on her first full-time job as an advocate.
The Health Department’s religious refusal rule ironically paved the way for a coalition of trans and feminist groups to work side-by-side—and fight back with an intersectional analysis.