Content Filed Under: Transgender
Posts regarding transgender individuals, as well as legislation and litigation related to transgender non-discrimination protections.
“We Still Get Butterflies,” Says Married Couple in FloridaFebruary 13, 2018, 4:05 pm Married couple SueZie & Cheryl Hawkes share their love story, explain how discrimination has affected them, and why comprehensive protections are important.
Transgender Woman Harassed at Local Grocery Store Thankful for Local Non-Discrimination ProtectionsDecember 12, 2017, 9:34 am When you walk into the grocery store to complete your shopping list for the week, the last thing you expect is to be harassed and refused service. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to Cassandra Hefton in Miami Beach, Florida this summer.
After Stellar Advocacy, PA Lawmakers Unanimously Remove Anti-Transgender Amendment in Children’s Health Insurance BillBy Shane Stahl • November 22, 2017, 10:13 am Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's office thanked the House for a unanimous vote removing a harmful anti-transgender amendment from children's insurance legislation.
On Transgender Day of Remembrance, We Remember, We Mourn and We Commit to Securing Full ProtectionsBy Masen Davis • November 20, 2017, 10:54 am Every year on November 20, I am reminded that my address book is riddled with the names of so many people, especially transgender women of color, who are no longer with us.
Transgender Awareness Week: 5 Ways Visibility For Transgender Americans Has Skyrocketed in 2017By Shane Stahl • November 16, 2017, 1:06 pm This week, November 13-20, individuals and organizations around the country will commemorate Transgender Awareness Week, culminating in the annual Trans Day of Remembrance on Monday, November 20.
On Veterans Day, Transgender Veterans Explain the Importance of Protecting All Americans from DiscriminationNovember 9, 2017, 6:48 pm
This Veterans Day, Freedom For All Americans highlights the stories of vets from across the United States who believe that comprehensive non-discrimination protections in housing, employment, and public accommodations for LGBTQ people should be the law.