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Advocate.com
6 months ago
LGBT

Florida Republican lawmaker proposes law erasing transgender identities

Florida lawmaker introduces bill that would eliminate recognition of transgender identity
The bill would eliminate the term gender from government documents and require sex assigned at birth to be listed [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
LGBT

New Florida Bill Would Effectively End All Legal Recognition of Trans People

Florida introduces a bill to end all legal recognition of transgender people and mandates mass biological sex affidavits.
The bill would impact every law in Florida that references sex, effectively removing all legal recognition of transgender people in the state. [ more ]
Advocate.com
6 months ago
LGBT

Florida Republican lawmaker proposes law erasing transgender identities

Florida lawmaker introduces bill that would eliminate recognition of transgender identity
The bill would eliminate the term gender from government documents and require sex assigned at birth to be listed [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
LGBT

New Florida Bill Would Effectively End All Legal Recognition of Trans People

Florida introduces a bill to end all legal recognition of transgender people and mandates mass biological sex affidavits.
The bill would impact every law in Florida that references sex, effectively removing all legal recognition of transgender people in the state. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
LGBT

Transgender Candidate in Ohio Is Disqualified for Not Disclosing Birth Name

Transgender candidate disqualified from race due to not including previous name in election materials
Transgender candidates may face similar barriers in other locations [ more ]
#discrimin
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

New Hampshire Democrats Join Republicans in Passing Anti-Trans Bills

New Hampshire House of Representatives passed two bills attacking LGBTQ rights.
The bills would permit discrimination against transgender people and ban gender-affirming procedures for trans youth. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
LGBT

Trans political candidate disqualified from House race for not using her deadname

A trans woman was disqualified as a candidate for Ohio's House of Representatives for not disclosing her deadname.
Ohio state law requires candidates to include their former names on candidacy petitions if they changed their name in the past five years. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

New Hampshire Democrats Join Republicans in Passing Anti-Trans Bills

New Hampshire House of Representatives passed two bills attacking LGBTQ rights.
The bills would permit discrimination against transgender people and ban gender-affirming procedures for trans youth. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
LGBT

Trans political candidate disqualified from House race for not using her deadname

A trans woman was disqualified as a candidate for Ohio's House of Representatives for not disclosing her deadname.
Ohio state law requires candidates to include their former names on candidacy petitions if they changed their name in the past five years. [ more ]
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Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Maryland Community Holds Vigil for Trans Woman Killed in Anti-Trans Crime

A vigil was held to honor Meghan Lewis, a transgender woman who was shot and killed following a dispute over her transgender identity.
Meghan Lewis was a pillar in the Maryland transgender community and was involved in advocacy work and support groups for transgender individuals. [ more ]
www.ocregister.com
6 months ago
Education

Language for California parental notification ballot measure sparks lawsuit

A group called Protect Kids California is challenging the title and summary language given by Attorney General Rob Bonta to their proposed ballot initiative in California.
If passed, the measure would require schools to notify parents if their child requests to be treated as a gender different from school records and would also ban gender-affirming healthcare for minors. [ more ]
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Truthout
6 months ago
LGBT

Ohio House Ends Vacation Early to Challenge Governor Veto of Anti-Trans Law

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine vetoed a bill that would prohibit transgender youth from accessing gender-affirming care and participating in sports teams.
Transgender rights advocates celebrated DeWine's veto as a win for trans Ohioans. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Trans Youth Goes Into Effect in West Virginia

West Virginia implemented a law banning transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming care like hormone therapy and puberty blockers.
The gender-affirming care ban is extremely unpopular. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Law

Lawsuit Challenging Alabama's Transgender Care Ban For Minors Will Move Forward, Judge Says

A federal judge in Alabama has declined to pause litigation challenging the state's ban on gender-affirming care for minors.
The case will move forward for now, but a stay might be considered if related petitions are granted.
At least 22 states have enacted similar bans on gender-affirming care for minors. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
LGBT

Ohio House Ends Vacation Early to Challenge Governor Veto of Anti-Trans Law

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine vetoed a bill that would prohibit transgender youth from accessing gender-affirming care and participating in sports teams.
Transgender rights advocates celebrated DeWine's veto as a win for trans Ohioans. [ more ]
Truthout
6 months ago
Left-wing politics

Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Trans Youth Goes Into Effect in West Virginia

West Virginia implemented a law banning transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming care like hormone therapy and puberty blockers.
The gender-affirming care ban is extremely unpopular. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Law

Lawsuit Challenging Alabama's Transgender Care Ban For Minors Will Move Forward, Judge Says

A federal judge in Alabama has declined to pause litigation challenging the state's ban on gender-affirming care for minors.
The case will move forward for now, but a stay might be considered if related petitions are granted.
At least 22 states have enacted similar bans on gender-affirming care for minors. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
6 months ago
LGBT

Trans candidate aims to unseat the cosponsor of a draconian anti-drag bill

A transgender woman is running for the Ohio House of Representatives to oppose a lawmaker who sponsored the state's anti-drag bill.
If elected, Arienne Childrey would be the first out trans person to serve in Ohio's House of Representatives. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US news

In 2024, Expect New Debates on A.I., Gender and Guns

State legislatures will be debating divisive issues such as transgender rights, abortion, and AI regulation in 2024.
State legislatures can serve as laboratories of democracy and inspire federal government action on AI regulation. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Law

New Law Means Fuzzy Dice Are Finally Free To Dangle In Illinois

Fuzzy dice finally will be free to dangle in Illinois.
Electronic Frontier Foundation
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

Digital Rights for LGBTQ+ People: 2023 Year in Review

Anti-LGBTQ+ initiatives are impacting freedom of expression online and offline globally.
Data surveillance poses a growing threat to LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly transgender people. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Parenting

Destransitioner blasts Ohio Gov. DeWine as 'complicit' in child 'mutiliation' after vetoing ban on gender-affirming care

Detransitioner Chloe Cole had some tough words to offer Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine days after he shot down a bill that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors in his state, lambasting his decision for allegedly being "complicit" in the "sterilization and mutilation" of children.
www.mediaite.com
6 months ago
Parenting

Ohio Gov Mike DeWine Shocks GOP By Vetoing Ban That Would Have Restricted Trans Care For Minors

In a shock move, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R-OH) vetoed a bill Friday that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors, saying visits to children's hospitals helped change his mind on the issue.
HuffPost
6 months ago
LGBT

Ohio's GOP Governor Breaks From Party, Vetoes Ban On Gender-Affirming Care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a measure Friday that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors and transgender athletes' participation in girls and women's sports, in a break from members of his party who championed the legislation.
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
LGBT

Thousands of trans people waiting months for IDs in India

Thousands of transgender people in India are reportedly waiting months to obtain a certificate that will allow them to receive gender-affirming care.
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
NYC LGBT

The seven most inspiring LGBTQ+ images that defined 2023

This year has brought huge triumphs for the LGBTQ+ community, with historic strides towards equality, but at the same time the past 12 months has been the scene for heart-breaking tragedies and political blows.
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