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Obama Transgender Rights

Safety of Women and Girls, Invisibility of Trans Men and Title IX

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 05.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Sheena C. Howard

This is just another example of America's historically moral hypocrisy around social issues and public policy, when it comes to minority populations.

Texas To Sue Over Obama's Bathroom Access Directive

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

May 25 (Reuters) - Republican Governor Greg Abbott said on Wednesday Texas will file a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Obama administration's directive ...

Bathrooms, Bibles and America's Boiling Point

Jennifer Sabin | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Jennifer Sabin

This is "the biggest issue facing families and schools in America since prayer was taken out of public schools," said Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. Huh?

Inauguration 2013: A Transgender Call To Action

Gwendolyn Ann Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gwendolyn Ann Smith

It is vital to view the history of the Stonewall rebellion much more closely and not let that fight be reduced to simply the right of gay and lesbian Americans to get married. It is important to note that at the forefront of the fight were two transgender women, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson.

The 2012 Election: The Transgender Decision Comes Down To Inclusivity Vs. Exclusivity

Toni Newman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Toni Newman

This year, 2012, it is very important for all LGBT people to vote, especially transgender Americans. We are getting a chance to speak loud and clear about our needs and hopes for the future. I'll vote for the party that includes me, not the one that excludes me.

President Barack Obama And Transgender Rights: The Real Deal

Toni Newman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Toni Newman

During my lifetime I have never seen any President of the United States reach out so effectively to the LGBT community, especially the transgender community. My philosophy has always been "actions speak louder than words."