Saturday, December 4, 2021

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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“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.