Five Things We Should Fight For This Pride

By Tatiana Cozzarelli and Ezra Brain, Left Voice. -

Trans youth are under attack around the country. Though we are only halfway through 2021, it has already become the worst year in recent history for legislative attacks on trans youth. 33 [...]

Supreme Court Allows Gavin Grimm’s Victory To Stand

Washington — The Supreme Court today declined to hear Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, allowing lower court decisions in support of transgender students to stand. The U.S. District [...]

Honoring The Movement To End Discrimination Against LGBTQ People

By Scott McCoy, Southern Poverty Law Center. -

June is Pride Month – a time set aside to honor the Stonewall uprising, which launched the movement to end discriminatory laws against LGBTQ people – and to remember the many important cultural [...]

Republicans Are Quietly Giving Up On Anti-Trans Bills

By Molly Sprayregen, LGBTQ Nation. -

Bills targeting the transgender community have stalled all over the country this week as legislators debate the effects these laws will have on trans youth. 2021 has marked an onslaught of [...]

Visibility Alone Will Not Keep Transgender Youth Safe

By Chase Strangio and Raquel Willis, The Nation. -

On March 3, Missouri father Brandon Boulware begged lawmakers not to pass a bill that would ban his transgender daughter from participation in her dance squad, volleyball, and tennis teams. To [...]

Will We Stand Up For Black Trans Lives Too?

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Last summer, during what some have called the largest social justice uprising in United States history, the lives of Black trans people were ignored. While many rightly raged against the murders [...]

Governor Signs Executive Orders Barring Transgender Athletes From Women’s Sports

By Lexi Lonas, The Hill. -

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has signed executive orders barring transgender athletes from women’s sports in the state. “Only girls should play girls’ sports,” Noem tweeted on Monday. [...]

College Athletes Demand NCAA Pull Championships From States With Anti-Trans Sports Legislation

Nearly 550 collegiate athletes from across the nation signed onto a letter sent to the NCAA on Wednesday demanding that the association stop holding championships and events in states that have [...]

The Major Struggle For The Rights Of Transgender People Is In The States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

While the Equality Act that passed recently in the House is getting attention, the critical struggle for the rights of transgender people is taking place in state legislatures. This year, 26 [...]

Attacks On The Rights Of Transgender People Are Rising; Fight Back

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

A growing and coordinated attack on the rights of transgender people is taking place through state legislation and sadly it is receiving support from people across the political spectrum. The [...]

Health Care For Trans Youth Is Under Attack In The UK

By Heron Greenesmith and Mallory Moore, Truthout. -

Fourteen years ago, Susan Evans left her job as a psychiatric nurse at the UK’s Tavistock GIDS clinic (the Gender Identity Development Service for child and adolescent patients) where she’d been [...]

Backlash Over The Equality Act Is Fueling State-Level Attacks On Trans Youth

By Chase Strangio, Truthout. -

The Equality Act — the landmark piece of LGBTQ legislation passed for a second time by the House of Representatives this week — faces near insurmountable odds to pass and become law as currently [...]

Five Action Items To Stop Anti-Trans Bills

By Chase Strangio, Medium. -

Over the past six years, state legislatures have made it a priority to attack transgender youth. This year, we are witnessing a record number of bills proposed in states across the country with [...]

Florida Teen Wins Transgender Rights Suit In Federal Court

By Tim Fitzsimons, NBC News. -

After a three-year legal battle, a transgender teen in Florida has emerged victorious in a federal lawsuit over equal access to restrooms. On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th [...]