The first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenges an exception to the Americans with Disabilities Act that prohibits the law from protecting transgender people.
“I mean why do you have to go around flouting your sexuality? It’s not necessary, you don’t need to talk about that, we need to talk about how we eliminate the enemy,” Carson said.
Though the school district and the Department of Education reached a settlement, misunderstanding about the agreement led district officials to threaten to rescind it.
The agreement with the Department of Education upholds the school district’s controversial policy to allow a transgender student to use the locker room that matches her gender identity, but only if she changes behind a curtain.
The news comes on the heels of a months-long campaign, led by Immigration Equality, seeking to stop the transfer.
A coalition of organizations on Wednesday launched what the Transgender Law Center is calling a “new immigrant leadership initiative” that seeks to build leadership and capacity within transgender immigrant communities.
Despite the defeat of Houston’s equal rights ordinance, the fight for transgender rights is gaining significant ground under the Obama administration.
An Illinois school district is standing its ground against the Office of Civil Rights in a case about a transgender student’s use of the locker room.
Multiple medical and mental health professionals argued that surgery was medically necessary for Shiloh Quine, and a way to treat gender dysphoria and relieve her depression.
The founders of Reproaction, a new reproductive rights direct action group, talked with RH Reality Check at Netroots Nation about protest, justice, and holding your allies accountable.