A federal lawsuit challenges a policy by the Michigan Secretary of State’s office that requires an amended birth certificate before correcting the gender on state issued identification cards.
A new memo from the Department of Education clearly explains that schools cannot discriminate against transgender students on the basis of sex, and that, for the purpose of single-sex education, schools should treat these students based on their gender identity rather than the sex they were assigned at birth.
For transgender people in New York City, changing the gender on a city birth certificate could become much easier under a set of proposals that would move the definition of gender transition away from sexual anatomy and toward gender identity.
The lawsuits are the first to enforce transgender workers’ rights under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
If Kimye can show us anything, it’s that we still have a long way to go when it comes to smashing gender roles.
Masculinity and femininity are social constructs. But in the church, the uncertainty that extends from such constructs has led to a boxed in vision of gender that helps no one.
The suit, filed on behalf of a child born with an intersex condition, claims social workers and doctors violated his constitutional rights by assigning him a biological sex shortly after birth.
The decision marks the first time a state court has ruled that students must be allowed to use restrooms of the gender with which they identify. Federal courts have not yet ruled on the issue.
According to a new federal complaint, gender non-conforming students in one Mississippi school district faced daily abuse and harassment by fellow students and teachers.
While there have been recent transgender rights victories for students in California and Colorado, there are also plenty of roadblocks in guaranteeing equal representation and protection.