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Obama Transgender Rights

Obama's Transgender Rights Campaign Gets Little Attention

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage,...

Inauguration 2013: A Transgender Call To Action

Gwendolyn Ann Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay 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 11.06.2012 | Gay 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 06.12.2012 | Gay 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."