In what may turn out to be yet another front of the Trump administration’s war on transgender rights, some transgender U.S. passport holders are claiming that the State Department has denied renewal requests even after the applicants already listed their gender as female on previously approved passports.
Efforts by the Trump administration to implement
a ban on allowing transgender Americans to serve in the military continue
to be blocked after yet another court ruling against the policy on Friday.
A 33-year-old transgender Honduran woman who was part of the so-called refugee caravan has died after being detained by immigration authorities.
A U.S. District Court judge in Virginia has ruled that transgender teen Gavin Grimm has a valid claim to sex discrimination under both Title IX and the Equal Protection Clause, after his former school board implemented a policy to prevent him from using the boys’ restroom at his school.
A Republican congressional candidate in California would like the world to know that she is NOT afraid to harass and humiliate a transgender woman just trying to use the bathroom in peace.
The Trump administration has rolled back yet another policy directive set by former President Barack Obama, this time involving protections for transgender prison inmates.
It took 35 days and 2,434 miles across Mexico until the most vulnerable migrants on the refugee caravan were able to seek asylum in the United States.
Internal documents show a “massive disconnect” between what was discussed by a military panel, convened to evaluate the impact of allowing transgender military members to serve, and what was eventually recommended.
After months of close campaigning, voters in Anchorage, AK, rejected a measure to force transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their birth certificate, rather than their gender identity, making it the first time a so-called “bathroom bill” was decided by voters.
Last year, women marched to say they’ve had enough. This year women are marching again—and they’re headed straight to the ballot box.
The Trump administration is considering a set of regulations that would offer new protections to health workers who refuse to provide care to transgender patients or women seeking abortion services, according to a report from Politico. This is what happens when anti-trans and anti-abortion ideologues are empowered at…
A transgender teenager who sued his Wisconsin school district for what he claimed was vicious discrimination against him has been awarded an $800,000 settlement.
For transgender Americans seeking to enlist in the military, the coming new year will mark a major victory in a long, senseless battle started by President Donald Trump.
On Monday, a federal judge clarified an earlier ruling that prevented the military from implementing President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military while the case was still in court—the Defense Department must allow trans recruits to enlist by Jan. 1 as planned, U.S. District Judge Colleen…
To honor the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson put out a statement raising awareness about the violence carried out against trans people, particularly by “government officials, undermining the rule of law.” Apparently, Tillerson does not remember who his boss is.
You wouldn’t guess Wayne Maines’ story by looking at him. The brewpub we’re sitting in has just opened and there aren’t many lunch customers even though it’s tourist season in Portland, ME. Dressed in a button-up shirt, Maines eyes me and my voice recorder cautiously as we chat.
A transgender active-duty service member underwent gender-affirming surgery on Tuesday afternoon. Her surgery, NBC News reported, was paid for by the Department of Defense despite President Trump’s repeated attempts to ban trans people from the military.
When Danica Roem became one of the first openly transgender candidates to win a seat in a state legislature last night—besting “chief homophobe” and Virginia bathroom bill author Bob Marshall—it was a particularly savory win. The same night, a 77-year-old woman named Althea Garrison quietly lost what could be her 15th…
Andrea Jenkins, an openly trans woman of color, won a Minneapolis City Council seat on Tuesday night. Her election, along with Virginia’s Danica Roem, is historic: both women became the first openly trans people to win publicly elected positions.
On Tuesday night Danica Roem defeated Bob Marshall in Virginia’s 13th district. Roem’s victory makes her the first trans woman to serve on Virginia’s state legislature — Roem’s election also makes her the first openly trans candidate in the country to run and win a seat on any state’s legislature.