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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!

June 12, 2020

Trump Rules Encourage Health Care Providers To Deny Care to Transgender People

While the country is struggling with a deadly pandemic that has had a disastrous impact on marginalized communities and having an important conversation around race and police brutality, the Trump administration has released a final rule that woul

June 12, 2020

Two Black Transgender Women Killed in Philadelphia and Cincinnati

Photos of Dominique & Riah
Say Their Names: Dominique Fells and Riah Milton

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