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June 28, 2018

49 Years After Stonewall, Trans Women Are Still Targeted By Police

On this day, 49 years ago, our modern-day LGBTQ movement began with the Stonewall riots. The Stonewall Inn, a dark and crowded bar in New York City, was a haven for all who were forced to the margins of society.

June 22, 2018

The Shifting Landscape of IDs for Trans People

In the last year, the National Center for Transgender Equality has seen groundbreaking progress modernizing gender marker policies on state-issued documents such as driver’s licenses and birth certificates.

June 21, 2018

An Open Letter to Oscar Health Insurance

NCTE, Out2Enroll, and 41 other organizations request that Oscar immediately amend its plans and policies — in all states — by eliminating discriminatory exclusions that target transgender people and the health care they need.

June 18, 2018

An Open Letter to The Teacher Who Refused To Correctly Gender a Trans Student

A rainbow flag flies outside of a school building (Photo Credit: Megan Long Photography)

One thing has remained true each year I’ve worked in education: Every student has an abundance of unique beliefs, experiences, cultures, passions and fears that lay just below the surface.

April 2, 2018

My Week in Anchorage Opposing an Anti-Trans Ballot Measure

 “Hi, this is Rebecca with Fair Anchorage. Do you have a moment to talk about nondiscrimination protections in Anchorage?”

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