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November 14, 2016

Anti-LGBT Extremists to Help Lead President-Elect Trump’s Transition

Anti-LGBT Extremists to Help Lead President-Elect Trump’s Transition

Despite claims by President-Elect Trump he would “support” and “protect” LGBT people, the Trump administration appears poised to attack millions of LGBT Americans instead, along with numerous other communities.

November 9, 2016

Statement from Mara Keisling on the Election of Donald Trump

Yesterday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.
November 7, 2016

New Protections for Trans Survivors of Family, Partner Violence

This week the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published updated rules to make support more accessible for all survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. The rules, which govern more than 2,600 programs nationwide funded under the Family Violence Prevention Services Act (FVPSA), help protect survivors and lower barriers to help in a number of ways, including requiring that transgender survivors be treated consistent with their gender identity when accessing shelter and other services.

November 3, 2016

We Stand with Gavin: The Supreme Court Case and What It Means

“If you told me two years ago that the Supreme Court was going to have to approve 

October 28, 2016

Response to BuzzFeed Article

response to buzzfeed article

I have gotten many questions from people about a BuzzFeed article published earlier this week that focused on transgender public policy and legislative strategy. I have spent the last two days talking with lots of people individually, but I wanted to share my thoughts more broadly and clearly in a public forum. I am thankful for our community’s vigilance about monitoring what is going on in our movement and giving us feedback on it. To me, policy is among the most important ways we are making trans lives better, and I’m thankful that it matters to all of you too.

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