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June 30, 2021

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

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

June 28, 2021

NCTE Statement on Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board

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

June 19, 2021

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

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.

June 16, 2021

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

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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.

May 14, 2021

Health Care Providers Urge The National Governors Association to Oppose Anti-Transgender Youth Medical Bans

More than 1,600 medical, mental and behavioral health providers across the country have signed an open letter to the National Governors Association in opposition to the introduction of the more than 25 anti-trans bills that would ban medically nec

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