Gavel Drop is a roundup of the good, bad, and absurd in the courts.
On Friday, January 22, trans people and their allies marked the first International Trans Prisoner Day of Action with solidarity events and letter-writing campaigns taking place all over the world, from Toronto to Vienna.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
If the new rule is finalized, it could be one of the biggest wins for transgender people during this administration.
The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey will build on the data collected by the 2011 National Transgender Discrimination Survey to provide a “360-degree view of trans lives.”
The Girl Scouts of Western Washington returned a sizable grant this week when it was asked by the donor to ensure that no funds would be used to support transgender girls.
In truth, because trans people are often forced to remain silent out of fear, any attempt to stand up for ourselves and counter conventional wisdom is seen by some members of the public as the so-called mob descending.
Kerri and Robin are loving parents, talented musicians, and informed voters. They’re also trans women, and they let me tag along for an afternoon of deeply personal conversations with capitol staffers about legislation that could directly affect them.
At The New Republic, writer Monica Potts recently positioned trans activism at women’s colleges as a distraction from feminism. In reality, the misogyny trans women face is similar to, if not worse than, the kind Potts is fighting.
If, in the broader sense, “conversion therapy” is any set of actions designed to convince trans people to abandon our genders and sexes, governments large and small are the biggest offenders out there.