Creating A Safe Haven for Black Trans Youth In Baltimore

By Lawrence Burney, Okay Player. -

In late May, a crowd descended on Central Baltimore’s 6,000 square foot Ynot Lot for a day of free food and entertainment. Local artists like the contagiously candid Lor Choc, the sharp-rapping [...]

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 [...]

LGBTQ Pride At 50

By Jeff McMillan, AP News. -

Scranton, PA - LGBTQ Pride is turning 50 this year a little short on its signature fanfare, after the coronavirus pandemic drove it to the internet and after calls for racial equality sparked by [...]

DC Transgender Community Fighting For Equality 50 Years After Stonewall

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC – Members of the transgender community led a rally on Friday afternoon at Freedom Plaza, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising on Christopher Street in New [...]

Trans Rights Are Human Rights

By Sindi-Leigh McBride, -

President Trump’s controversial transgender military policy just came into effect, coinciding, somewhat ironically, with a Russian court ruling in favor of a transgender woman who claimed she was [...]

Cher, Chelsea Manning Back UK Gamer As Session For Trans Charity Goes Viral

By Rachel Savage, The Thomson Reuters Foundation -

London - U.S. singer Cher, transgender army whistleblower Chelsea Manning and U.S. congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have backed a British YouTuber who played a video game for 58 hours to [...]

Trump’s Latest Attack On Transgender People & Women

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

The recent news about the Trump administration’s attack on trans and non-binary rights (aka human rights) astonishingly claims a scientific foundation for their religious fascistic hatred and [...]

Trump’s Reported Proposal To Redefine Gender, Eliminate Trans Rights Prompts Mass Protests

By Ryan Grenoble, -

“We will be here long after this administration is in the trash heap,” the NCTE’s Mara Keisling pledged Monday. Hundreds of protesters gathered in New York City’s Washington Square Park on Sunday [...]

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

By John Zangas, -

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* [...]

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