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July 22, 2020

Military Could Reverse Transgender Ban In Under 30 Days, Says New Policy Memo

On the eve of the three-year anniversary of tweets announcing that transgender troops would be banned from the military, the 

July 1, 2020

Rep. Rice Introduces Bill to Improve Airport Security Screening of Transgender Travelers

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) introduced a bill yesterday to protect the dignity and privacy of transgender and other travelers at airport security screening checkpoints.

July 1, 2020

HUD Proposes Discriminatory Rules in Shelters

Earlier today, Ben Carson, Secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a new proposed rule that would allow discrimination against transgender people seeking access to shelter through HUD-funded services.

June 30, 2020

Senator Gillibrand and Senator Collins Introduce NDAA Amendment to End the Trans Military Ban

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) announced that leading veteran and LGBTQ advocacy groups, including NCTE, are backing their amendment to thi

June 15, 2020

Supreme Court Delivers Landmark Victory!

In this moment of the national COVID-19 health crisis and vitally important nationwide demonstrations in support of Black lives and against systemic racism, it’s heartening to have good news from the Supreme Court!

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