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Scared Of Trans People In Bathrooms? Here's One HUGE Thing You're Forgetting

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices

Awooga! Awooga! My fellow Americans, this is not a drill! Transgender people occasionally need to relieve themselves and they occasionally need to do ...

'Family' Group Member Can't Answer Simplest Question About Trans Bathrooms

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices

Chris Matthews tackled the controversy over transgender people using public restrooms on his MSNBC show "Hardball" just hours after the Obama administ...

The Second City Has Tips On How To Tell If The Person Peeing Next To You Is Trans

The Second City | Posted 04.07.2016 | Queer Voices
The Second City

I can't tell you how many times my bathroom visits (aka, the highlight of my day) have been ruined by a transgender person. If I see an individual courageously identifying as a gender other than the one they were born with, it makes my shy bladder seem all the more pathetic by comparison.

South Dakota -- Separate Is NOT Equal

Mary J. Moss | Posted 02.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Mary J. Moss

In 2012, Vice President Joe Biden called transgender rights "the civil rights issue of our time." South Dakota should be aware of just how true that statement truly is and how their proposed bill looks to set us back to times of segregation.

Denying Access to Whom? For What Purpose?

Justine Valinotti | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justine Valinotti

So, Mr. Artiles, perhaps you could tell us how your proposed law will be enforced. Will we have to present our birth certificates to enter public facilities? Will there be security cameras that can see through clothing, like the ones airports have?

Transgender People Need Safe Restrooms

Masen Davis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Masen Davis

For transgender people, accessing the restroom that matches our gender identity too often results in ridicule or violence. Those of us who don't fit narrow gender stereotypes -- including transgender people transitioning from one gender to another -- are most likely to be targeted.

No Loo For You: Not Just A Trans Issue!

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Arizona's proposed bill that would allow businesses to deny restroom entry to anyone suspected of being transgender -- or if they just don't like how masculine or feminine you are -- is another illustration of how important it is for the LGB community to stand with our trans brothers and sisters.

To Go, Or Not To Go, That Is The Question

Leslie Lagerstrom | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leslie Lagerstrom

For my transgender child and thousands like him, the simple act of relieving themselves in a public restroom at their school is a source of stress, confusion, violence, endless meetings and even lawsuits, just because they identify with a gender that differs from their biology.