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Biden Administration Announces Passport Reforms to Include Gender ‘X’ Marker, Remove Anti-Trans Barriers

June 30, 2021

The Biden-Harris administration today announced major policy changes in the US passport system to ensure that transgender people have accurate passports.

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NCTE Statement on Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board

June 28, 2021

The Supreme Court today declined to hear Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, a case regarding discriminatory bathroom policies by schools against transgender students.

Department of Veterans Affairs Begins Work to Expand Access to Health Care to Transgender Veterans

June 19, 2021

The US Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that it will begin the process to expand health care services available to transgender veterans to include gender confirmation surgery.

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US Department of Education Says Title IX Protects Transgender Kids from Discrimination

June 16, 2021

The US Department of Education today announced that it will interpret Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination on the basis of sex to include discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.

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May 24, 2019

Protect Trans Health!

The Trump administration is trying to say discrimination against transgender people in health care is legal. While they can’t change the law, this new regulation would confuse patients, providers, and insurers, and make it much harder for many transgender people to access life-saving care.

June 28, 2019

Help pass the Equality Act

The Equality Act passed one house of Congress with an overwhelming, bipartisan majority. Now, let's get this landmark LGBTQ non-discrimination and civil rights bill to the Senate floor.

May 24, 2019

Learn about Trump's anti-LGBT record

President Trump has been the most anti-transgender president in American history. 

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