Student Organizers Win Transgender Equality Battle In Maryland

By Tod Perry, -

By Tod Perry for Good Education - The group’s efforts led the school board to vote 5 to 1 to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that fit with their identity. They [...]

Saturday: March For Black Women

By Monica Busch, -

By Monica Busch for Bustle. At the center of the March for Racial Justice, a civil rights demonstration that will take place in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 30, is the March For Black [...]

Swift Backlash Meets President’s Tweet Declaring Ban On Transgender Military Service

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By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC– A tweet issued by President Trump Wednesday morning appeared to rescind a Department of Defense policy which allows transgender men and women [...]

Stand With Me

By Gavin Grimm, -

By Gavin Grimm for Medium - If you had asked me when I was first starting how I imagined my high school experience would go, never in a million years would I have guessed it would go like this. [...]

To Trans Youth: “We Stand Ready To Protect You, Even If Washington Won’t”

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - After the Trump administration on Wednesday revoked Title IX protections for transgender students, allies and legal organizations are vowing to protect the [...]

Happy 29th Birthday, Chelsea Manning

By Chase Strangio for Medium. Our greatest wish for Chelsea Manning on her birthday and every day is that she is pardoned and released from prison. Join us in wishing her a happy birthday by [...]

Strict Photo ID Laws Threaten Transgender Voting Rights

By Sue Sturgis, -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - In the upcoming election, number of states that will have in place strict voter ID laws requiring citizens to present government-issued photo ID at the polls: 8* [...]

Federal Judge In Ohio Just Declared Another Victory For Trans Kids

By Zack Ford, -

By Zack Ford for Think Progress - When a school is playing up the fact that a fifth grader’s suicide risk has been downgraded from high to moderate to justify its ongoing discrimination, it’s not [...]

Bad-Ass Transgender Student Took His Transphobic School To Court

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By Mark Joseph Stern for Slate - Ash Whitaker is a high-school student who gets good grades, plays in the orchestra, and hangs out with his friends. He is also a bad-ass. After Whitaker came out [...]

Moving On – Reflecting On My Identity

By Chelsea Manning, -

By Chelsea Manning for Medium - After weeks of emotion and thought, I’ve decided I need to tell you something: I am tired of being defined by the world through the narrow lens of a single event [...]

Chelsea Manning On US Military Reforms For Transgender Personnel

By Ed Pilkington, -

By Ed Pilkington for the Guardian. Chelsea Manning has made an impassioned critique against the US military’s new rules allowing transgender people openly to serve in the armed forces, arguing [...]

A Salute To Radical Trans Trailblazers Who Continue To Change History

By Gina Petry, -

By Gina Petry for Freedom Socialist Party - Transgender rights are taking center stage. Today’s trans leaders confront job and housing discrimination, police abuse and brutal prison conditions. [...]

Real Boy And Hedges On Satire

By Dennis Trainor, Jr., -

By Dennis Trainor, Jr. for Acronym Journal - This week, Dennis interviews Shaleece Haas, Director of the new documentary REAL BOY ( It is a film about “the coming-of-age [...]

Victory For Civil Rights Of Transgender Students

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By Staff of ACLU - CHICAGO – Despite efforts by the school district to justify their behavior, the United States Department of Education today issued a landmark ruling recognizing that Palatine [...]

I Interrupted Obama Because We Need To Be Heard

By Jennicet Gutiérrez, -

By Jennicet Gutiérrez in Washington Blade - Pride celebrations of the LGBTQ community are taking place throughout the nation. The community takes great pride in celebrating our diversity and the [...]

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