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August 29, 2018

Transgender Workers and The Politics of Disgust At The Supreme Court

When transgender Americans are asked what they need to thrive in society, the first and most common answer is “jobs.” A livelihood is the most crucial building block of a stable life, but 

July 19, 2018

Trump Health Officials Prepare to Promote Anti-Trans Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the latest federal agency to make moves against the transgender community under the Trump administration.

July 13, 2018

7 Questions Trans People Have About Brett Kavanaugh

We already know a lot about Brett Kavanaugh: he is a reliable arch-conservative to the right of Justices Scalia and Gorsuch, and President Trump promises he would “automatically” overturn Roe v. Wade and Obamacare.

July 14, 2017

Secretary DeVos: Keep Protections for Transgender Students and Survivors of Sexual Violence

Yesterday, advocates gathered outside the Department of Education’s headquarters to read stories from survivors of campus sexual violence and call on call for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to keep critical 

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.

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