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Truthout
3 weeks ago
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4th Circuit Rules Against States Discriminating Against Trans Patients

Providing gender-affirming care to transgender individuals is cost-effective and discriminatory Medicaid regulations were ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
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Anti-Trans Legislative Risk Assessment Map: May 2024 Update

Maine passes transgender sanctuary bill making it safe for trans people, while Idaho and Alabama face increased risks with anti-trans bills. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Man charged with murder after Black trans woman killed in Tennessee

The murder of Starr Brown, a Black transgender woman, in Memphis highlights the ongoing violence and discrimination faced by the transgender community. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Community mourns trans woman fatally stabbed in Las Vegas 'in broad daylight'

The tragic killing of trans woman Sasha Williams in Las Vegas highlights the ongoing challenges and violence faced by the transgender community. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
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Eight states sue Biden administration over new transgender protections under Title IX

Republican-led states challenge Biden's Title IX rules protecting transgender students in public schools. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
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Utah launches 'snitch line' to report trans people in bathrooms; memes flood In

Transgender individuals in Utah face discrimination through a new law banning them from using restrooms and changing rooms matching their gender identity. [ more ]
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The Mercury News
1 week ago
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Census Bureau soon will ask about sexual and gender identity

The U.S. Census Bureau is considering including questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in upcoming surveys, aiming for better recognition and allocation of resources for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Fury as Tories propose that trans women be banned from female NHS wards

Trans women should not be put on single-sex female NHS wards, according to proposed UK government changes. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 weeks ago
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Two anti-trans bill die in Mississippi legislature due to Republican fumble

Two transphobic bills in Mississippi failed to pass due to lack of compromise among Republican lawmakers. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Five trans historical icons you've probably never heard of

Trans+ History Week highlights the long-standing existence of gender-diverse individuals throughout history. [ more ]
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Advocate.com
1 week ago
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South Carolina has passed a gender-affirming care ban. Here's what families can do

South Carolina House passes ban on gender-affirming care for minors. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 week ago
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South Carolina will soon ban gender-affirming & out trans kids to their parents

South Carolina passed a ban on gender-affirming care, impacting trans youth and healthcare professionals.
The bill includes severe consequences for healthcare professionals providing gender-affirming care to minors. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
2 weeks ago
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Teachers in Tennessee now have to out transgender students but can secretly carry guns to class

Tennessee signed bills changing teacher roles involving transgender students. [ more ]
Queerty
2 weeks ago
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New study on queer youth mental health & suicide rates show there's still a lot of work to do

Despite progress, LGBTQ+ youth still face mental health challenges, lack support, and grapple with political impact. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 weeks ago
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Pro-trans protests erupt across France as legislators consider ban on care

Thousands rally for trans rights in France amidst calls to ban hormone therapy for trans youth. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
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Anti-LGBTQ+ laws lead to 'public health crisis' with higher suicide rates among queer youth

Anti-LGBTQ+ laws negatively impact queer youth in the U.S. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
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As States Resist Federal Gender Rules, Schools Are Caught in the Middle

Biden administration's new civil rights regulations require transgender accommodations in schools under Title IX, sparking conflicts in Republican-led states. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Crucial new report shows how anti-LGBTQ+ politics are harming LGBTQ+ youth

Anti-LGBTQ+ policies and political narratives are significantly impacting the mental health and wellbeing of queer youngsters in the US. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
2 weeks ago
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Why Companies Must Recommit to the Fight for LGBTQ+ Rights

LGBTQ+ rights progress is not guaranteed and needs continuous support from global companies. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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Iraq criminalises LGBTQ+ relationships in 'attack on human rights'

Iraq's parliament passed a law criminalizing same-sex relationships and trans people, facing criticism as an attack on human rights. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 weeks ago
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How did the Biden administration just make health care fairer for LGBTQ+ people?

The Biden-Harris administration finalized an update to Section 1557 of the ACA, enhancing LGBTQ+ healthcare protections. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 weeks ago
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Push to restrict LGBTQ+ rights hits a snag in state legislatures

Legislative push against LGBTQ+ rights losing momentum. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Hundreds attend first-ever Trans+ History Week event

Trans+ History Week celebrates the history of trans, non-binary, gender-diverse, and intersex people through various events and educational resources. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Trans people have always been here - and these photos prove it

Trans+ History Week aims to showcase the existence and contributions of trans individuals throughout history. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Powerful billboards appear across the UK to mark inaugural Trans+ History Week

Trans+ History Week aims to make trans history visible through billboards and educational resources, fostering awareness and celebration. [ more ]
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Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
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Think transgender women have an advantage in sports? A new study disputes the idea

Trans women in sports may not have significant advantages over cisgender women, challenging common beliefs. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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University investigating after trans woman filmed and confronted in bathroom

Universities need to ensure a safe environment for all students including trans individuals. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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Biden sued for extending Title IX anti-discrimination protection to trans people

Republican-majority states oppose Biden's Title IX expansions protecting transgender individuals. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Teen girls who held silent protest against trans athlete 'barred from future events'

Five girls plan to sue a board of education after being barred from a shot-put competition due to a silent protest against a transgender athlete's participation. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 weeks ago
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Biden administration reinstates health care protections for LGBTQ+ people in "giant step forward"

The Biden administration reinstated health care protections for LGBTQ+ individuals previously removed by Trump, ensuring non-discrimination under the Affordable Care Act. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
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North Carolina and West Virginia's transgender care coverage policies discriminate, judges rule

Refusal to cover transgender health care by government-funded insurance is discriminatory. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 weeks ago
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14 states sue the Biden administration for the right to discriminate against trans kids

More states are suing the Biden administration over new Title IX LGBTQ+ protections, totaling 14. [ more ]
BBC News
3 weeks ago
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NHS England charter to stress biological sex when placing patients in wards

Transgender women not to be placed on single-sex female NHS wards - importance of biological sex emphasized. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Sex Education stars changed their groundbreaking trans sex scene

Creating authentic trans representation in mainstream media is a collaborative process and requires dedicated inclusion efforts. [ more ]
Truthout
1 week ago
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Tennessee Law Will Force Schools to Out Trans Students to Their Parents

Schools in Tennessee must now out transgender students to parents, posing risks to students. [ more ]
Truthout
2 weeks ago
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Conservative States Say They Won't Comply With Rule Against Trans Discrimination

Biden must ensure states' compliance with LGBTQ rights laws. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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No, I'm not 'genderseason' - non binary activist misquoted by right-wing press speaks out

Gender expression can change with seasons, but not all transgender individuals experience this; media misquoted and misrepresented a non-binary activist's comments. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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A RuPaul's Drag Race star is appointed as head of SF's Trans Initiatives Office

Honey Mahogany, a RuPaul's Drag Race star, is appointed as the Director of San Francisco's Transgender Initiatives Office by Mayor London Breed. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Thousands unite to protest anti-trans bigotry in over 50 French and Belgian cities

Protestors in Paris and Belgian cities rally against transphobia and proposed anti-trans legislation, advocating for trans rights and protesting against far-right attacks. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 weeks ago
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Transgender health care must be paid for by state insurance, says an appeals court

Transgender advocates celebrate a significant victory in securing health insurance coverage for gender-affirming care in North Carolina and West Virginia. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 weeks ago
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Texas sues Biden administration for right to discriminate against LGBTQ+ students

Texas AG Ken Paxton sued DOE over LGBTQ+ Title IX guidelines. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Anger as controversial MP George Galloway says gay relationships aren't 'normal'

George Galloway opposes LGBTQ+ education in schools. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Elon Musk just asked JK Rowling to lighten up about trans folks - yes, really

Elon Musk asked JK Rowling to tweet less about trans people and share positive content instead. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Trans activist Charlie Craggs threatened to be 'beaten up' minutes after giving a talk

Trans activist faced physical threats after speaking on transphobia. [ more ]
Callaborlaw
3 weeks ago
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Court Rules Accommodating Religious Request is Undue Hardship

Diversity in the workplace can lead to challenges in accommodating religious beliefs, as seen in the Kluge v. Brownsburg case. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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Inspiring transgender forest ranger dies in tragic ice climbing accident

Robbi Mecus, a transgender forest ranger and LGBTQ+ advocate, tragically passed away during a mountain-climbing mission in Alaska. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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David Tennant slams anti-trans bigots: 'F**k off and let people be'

David Tennant passionately supports LGBTQ+ rights and urges those with anti-trans views to 'f**k off and let people be.' [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
3 weeks ago
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Kansas Republicans just brought the state one step closer to denying care to trans minors

Trans rights in Kansas suffered a setback with the passage of an anti-trans bill banning gender-affirming care for youths. [ more ]
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Axios
3 weeks ago
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NCAA transgender student-athlete participation policy under pressure

Advocates push for transgender inclusion in NCAA sports, fearing potential restrictions. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 weeks ago
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Four Southern states are suing the Biden admin for the right to discriminate against LGBTQ+ kids

Four Southern states and conservative organizations are suing the Biden administration over anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination ban in education. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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Jubilation and tears as United Methodist Church lifts 40-year ban on LGBTQ+ clergy

LGBTQ+ clergy now welcome in the UMC after 40-year ban lifted. [ more ]
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2 weeks ago
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George Galloway ends interview after being challenged by gay relationship comments

George Galloway refused to discuss seemingly homophobic comments on gay relationships, leading to the termination of a live radio interview. [ more ]
Austin Monitor
2 weeks ago
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Texas attorney general threatens Austin over City Council's effort to protect health care for transgender people - Austin Monitor

City Council in Austin passes resolution to protect transgender and nonbinary individuals amidst escalating anti-trans rhetoric within the Republican Party. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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Dating app scams see 'significant surge' in Nigeria

Dating apps scams targeting LGBTQ+ individuals are increasing in Nigeria, instigated by criminal groups known as kito to exploit sexual identities for blackmail. [ more ]
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3 weeks ago
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NHS to remove inclusive language from documents in Tory 'gender ideology' crackdown

Inclusive language facing removal from NHS documents under new plans. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
2 weeks ago
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Log Cabin Republicans: The intersection of LGBTQ+ advocacy and conservatism

The Log Cabin Republicans have shifted towards endorsing anti-LGBTQ+ candidates and policies despite claiming to represent LGBT conservatives and allies. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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'Trans history gives me the confidence to change the world today'

Learning about trans history is crucial for empowerment, representation, and understanding. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Sex Education star and activists share dream trans dinner party guests

Celebrating influential trans and non-binary figures in history by naming dream dinner guests. [ more ]
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