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Transness Is Not A Threat

Trevor Hayes | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Trevor Hayes

The arguments against transgender individuals using a bathroom of their choosing that matches their gender identity are completely erroneous. It's plainly bigotry, masked by unfounded and phony concerns for "wives and daughters."

Supreme Court About To Enter Legal Fight Over Trans Rights And Bathroom Access

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

The controversy over the rights of transgender students and bathroom access at their local schools has reached the Supreme Court. The dispute arrived ...

Cleveland Passes Trans-Friendly Bathroom Law Ahead Of GOP Convention

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Cleveland city officials unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to ensure that transgender people can use public bathrooms that match...

Real Transgender Lives & Transphobic Discrimination

Saskhia Marie | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Saskhia Marie

This article is going to be talking about real life issues transgender Individuals face worldwide. This blog will also look into a report which was pu...

The Word "Cisgender": An Unlikely Semantic Revolutionary

Anastasia Walker | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Anastasia Walker

A short while back, I was sent a link to a story about an old mutual acquaintance on a UK website. An hour later, a second link appeared in my inbox:...

More States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Directive

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics

Ten states including Nebraska, Michigan and Ohio sued the Obama administration on Friday, saying the federal government does not have the power to tel...

Feds Move To Block North Carolina From Enforcing 'Bathroom Bill'

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to block North Carolina from enforcing parts of H.B.2, the controversial law requiring people...

The "Fix" Is In: Tweaking House Bill 2 (And Workers, Too)

Harold Lloyd | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The North Carolina legislature recently passed legislation partially restoring state-law employment discrimination claims eliminated by House Bill 2. ...

To The Man Who Spit On Me. And To Everyone Alse.

Rhys Harper | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Rhys Harper

I do not know why you spit on me. I can only guess. Did you know that I am trans? Did you know that I am queer? Did you just think i was ugly? Your choices didn't include letting me know how I had transgressed.

So You Want To 'Protect' Women In Bathrooms But Not From Actual Rapists?

Alise D. Chaffins | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Alise D. Chaffins

Where is your anger at a culture that has more concern for the impact of jailing a rapist than the impact of a rape? Weeks ago, we were told that women needed to be protected. But apparently not from rapists.

Virginia School Board Ready To Take Transgender Bathroom Fight To The Supreme Court

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

(Reuters) - A Virginia school board will ask the Supreme Court to review a court ruling that gave a transgender high school student access to the bath...

Oops! North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law Also Hurts Veterans

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed HB 2 into law in March, with the swish of a pen, he overturned all of the state's local ...

My Transgender Life: Tipping Cows and Flipping Pyramids

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I think the sacred cow of lack of safety in the women's rooms, being violated needs to be tipped over. Personally, I have found these have been safer than so many of the rest rooms I used to use.

The Transgender Body of Christ

Timothy Murphy | Posted 06.02.2016 | Religion
Timothy Murphy

As a minister, I am disheartened by the misunderstanding and hate displayed against transgender persons in many states across our country. According t...

The Bathroom Bogeyman: Policing Trans* Bodies and Protecting Women

Liz Hanssen | Posted 06.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Liz Hanssen

Outing the true culprits hiding in the stall: transmisogyny and gender-based violence.

Bathroom Bills Are About Civil Rights, Not Sex Offenders

Paul Heroux | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Paul Heroux

A voyeur may try to dress up as a woman to gain access to a woman's restroom, and they have. However, that is done with or without transgender public accommodation laws.

Porcelain and Privilege: Gender Oblivion, Bathrooms and the Push for Equity

Shannon Portillo | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Shannon Portillo

Like the change in military policy banning women from combat positions, the Obama administration's guidelines push educational institutions to be more inclusive and strive for gender equity, noting that many educational buildings were not designed with these concepts of equity in mind.

Dad Yanks Children Out Of School Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.27.2016 | Queer Voices

A Michigan father says he's yanked his three sons out of a public elementary school over the district's decision to allow transgender students to use ...

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.

The University of North Carolina Flagrantly Violates Federal Law Affirming Transgender Rights

Jim Neal | Posted 05.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Neal

Whether out of fear, an abundance of caution or self-interest the fact remains that their schools are violating the legal rights of transgender people.

KKK Is Using Trans Bathroom Controversy To Recruit New Members

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-transgender advocates have friends in the KKK. The leader of a white supremacy chapter has taken responsibility for hateful fliers found distribu...

Video Shows Transphobic Man Preaching In Target Getting Shut Down By Customer

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices

Video footage of a Christian protester's heated confrontation with a purportedly transgender customer at an unidentified Target store is making the In...

‘Family’ Group Vows ‘Next Level’ Target Protest With Outrageous Anti-Trans Video

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices

The ongoing right-wing backlash over Target's pledge to allow transgender patrons and staff members to use the restrooms which correspond with their g...

The Law Is the Law: A Call to Defeat HB2 Through Obedience

Eric T. Butler | Posted 05.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric T. Butler

The uproar over North Carolina's Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (HB2) has been impossible to miss. The law, which forces transgender and ...

Not Bleeding in Public

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.23.2016 | Impact
Elissa Stein

Recently Thinx, a company who puts "period-proof underwear" out in the world, launched a new ad campaign in NYC's Union Square subway station.