Monday, January 30, 2023

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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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.