Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: transgender rights

GOP state laws attacking trans kids’ rights are ‘unconstitutional’: DOJ

"These filings from the Department of Justice confirm what we have been telling legislatures all year: Banning trans youth from sports and denying trans youth health care violates the Constitution and federal law."

Biden administration ends Trump-era rule, banning discrimination against transgender people in...

“Everyone – including LGBTQ people - should be able to access health care, free from discrimination or interference, period.”

Pentagon to lift Trump-era ban on transgender troops

“Trans rights are human rights,” said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, “and on this #TransDayOfVisibility, I’m pleased to announce we've updated DoD policy on the open service of transgender individuals.”

HUD to rollback protections for transgender people in taxpayer-funded homeless shelters

“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”

ACLU: Trump’s anti-trans ban has no military justification, is driven by...

We speak to Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU, which is challenging the Trump administration’s ban on service members who are transgender.

Supreme Court votes in favor of Trump’s military transgender ban

Two lower court injunctions previously blocked Trump's policy, but in a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court's decision allows the Pentagon to enforce the policy.

Trump admin. attempts to erase existence of trans people after years...

If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama.

Neither CIS nor TERF

For radical feminists, gender is understood as not merely a subjective internal sense of self; patriarchal gender norms are a product of culture, imposed on people and limiting everyone’s humanity.

Trump administration stops fight against transgender troops

On January 1, 2018, openly transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the U.S. military.

Federal judge blocks enforcement of Trump’s transgender military ban

Yet another defeat for the Trump administration.

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The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.