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July 28, 2020

Epidemic of Violence against Black Trans Women Claims Another Life

Photo of Queasha D. Hardy
Queasha D. Hardy was only 22 years old

The epidemic of violence against Black transgender women continues to claim lives in communities across the United States.

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.

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