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Friday, July 6, 2018

Everything’s At Stake For Trans People At The Supreme Court

Health care, employment, education — a radical Supreme Court nominee could undo decades of progress in the fight for transgender equality. Here’s everything we stand to lose — and what you can do to stop it.

It’s impossible to overstate the importance of the Supreme Court when it comes to transgender equality. After decades of advocacy and legal work, many of the issues that affect transgender people every day — workplace discrimination, exclusionary school policies, and barriers to health care — are working their way through federal courts at this very moment. Any one of these issues could arrive at the steps of the Supreme Court as soon as this year.

What’s more, the Supreme Court vacancy gives President Trump the chance the decisively tip the balance of the Court against equality for generations to come. Here is everything we stand to lose in this fight. Read more...

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