Transgender & Intersex: Recently Filed

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Canada's Trans* Rights Bill Now Endorses Bathroom Bans

Filed by Mercedes Allen | February 27, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

A bill in Canada's parliament that is supposed to protect trans* people from discrimination was amended this week... in order to allow anti-trans discrimination in bathrooms and other gendered public spaces.Read More

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Pope Francis Has Transparent Views on Trans People

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | February 26, 2015 | 2:00 PM | comments

It is not enough for Pope Francis to say he embraces the LGBTQ community. He must also do it.Read More

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Fear and Loathing in Dayton

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | February 25, 2015 | 10:00 AM | comments

The Advocate says Dayton, Ohio is the "queerest city in America." But did they actually ask any queers in Dayton what it's like here - especially for trans folk and lesbians?Read More

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Free Speech for Me; 'Shut-Up-and-Take-It' for You

Filed by Mercedes Allen | February 22, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Trans people and sex workers are often the stuff of lurid sensationalism, cheap stand-up comedy, and demonization. Defending it all by crying 'freedom of speech' abdicates any responsibility to be conscientious about the harm one does to entire minorities.Read More

Building a More Resilient Transgender Community

Filed by Brynn Tannehill | February 16, 2015 | 4:00 PM | comments

A few years ago, as I reviewed my company's online suicide prevention training, I realized that its list of "suicide protective factors" are often unavailable to transgender people.Read More