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'Kinky Boots' Stars Skewer 'Bathroom Bills' With Musical Ditty
Curtis M. Wong
The team wants everyone to be able to relieve themselves "triumphantly."
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University Of North Carolina Won't Enforce Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill
The UNC system president wrote in a court filing that she had "no intent" to enforce the new law.
Voices From the Front Lines of Our Nation's True Bathroom Panic
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For many trans and non-binary people -- especially those of us like me who are early on in our transitions and thus are more likely to have difficulty "passing" as our true genders to society -- there are few things more fraught than the prospect of using a public gendered restroom.
Judge Not...When the Judges Become the Judged
Dr. Steve McSwain
Speaker, Author, Counselor to Congregations, Interfaith Ambass...
Judge Not! Of course, like anything else, this would not be the case with every experience of life. There are things that happen around us and, sometimes, even to us that appear to be completely random and devoid of any rational explanation.
8 Jokes For The President's WH Correspondents' Dinner
Lawyer, opinion journalist and political satirist.
THE PRESIDENT: Good evening, everybody. Well, its election season again, or, as we call it in Washington, always. Donald
Mississippi Needs Inside Agitators
Historian, writer, feminist and progressive activist
Mississippi's current political leaders travel to the beat of a different dumber. Whenever another state does something particularly outrageous that threatens to lead it to claiming the title of worst, Mississippi can be counted on to save it by doing something worse.
Will North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Bathroom Law Be The Downfall of Governor Pat McCrory?
It may too soon to tell, but so far North Carolina GOP governor Pat McCrory's signing of a sweeping anti-LGBT law hasn't been a great help to his re-election campaign.
This is Not About the Safety of Women and Girls
Proud advocate mom for gender awesome kids
We have a long way to go to protect women and girls from cisgender men who don't know how to behave but keeping transgender people from the bathroom is not one of them.
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Donald Trump Thinks North Carolina Got It Wrong On Anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill
He called out one of the biggest myths behind the bill.
The Writing's on the (Bathroom) Wall: State Anti-Transgender Laws Are About to Get Flushed
Executive Director, Public Justice
A rural Virginia school board's discriminatory policy is headed down the toilet, exactly where it belongs. And soon to follow should be the North Carolina law, the South Carolina bill, and other states' proposed legislation putting public bathroom access at the center of the nation's culture wars.
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Why the Gavin Grimm Decision Is Game-Changing for the Fight Against Anti-Trans Legislation
Legal Director at Transgender Law Center, the largest national...
Tuesday the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a precedent-setting decision for transgender high school student Gavin Grimm, resoundingly reversing a lower court decision that had held school districts can bar transgender students from using restrooms consistent with their gender identity.
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Tennessee Passes Anti-LGBT Counseling Bill
Mental health professionals would be allowed to reject LGBT patients based on "sincerely held principles."
When Jesus Needs the Facilities, What Will Jesus Do?
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love
American College Personnel Association Executive Director
Those of us who are not transgender identified can each choose a day next week to go to the bathroom with signage that is
A Few Thoughts About What's Happening In North Carolina Right Now
For years before I began my medical transition, I was discriminated against in the restroom. Before I even knew that transitioning was a possibility, my gender was questioned in the restroom. These experiences are part of my life experience. These experiences traumatized and shaped me.
Transgender Day of Visibility vs. Arizona's 'Bathroom Bill'
Robyn Carolyn Montague
Executive Director, EJust Advocates
Today is not only Easter for those of faith but also Transgender Day of Visibility, a day of positive reflection for the trans community. But many trans people prefer to remain in the shadows, and Arizona's "bathroom bill" will not not do anything to help them feel more welcomed in society.
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