Regardless of whether the freshmen’s objections are legitimate, in my own estimation, co-opting this particular controversy at Duke into a discussion of trigger warnings is to compare apples to oranges.
It comes as no surprise to us when we hear that many trans people suffer from depression even after full medical transition. But for some cisgender people, such as Richard A. Friedman writing for the New York Times, this fact can only be resolved by calling into question our very right to self-determine our genders.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to blocks efforts by the Jindal administration to try and cut funding to Planned Parenthood health centers in the state.
Illinois joins three other states in banning the practice of trying to change LGBTQ youth’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
In a letter sent to three Planned Parenthood clinics Tuesday, Florida regulators conceded that the facilities were not performing second-trimester abortions.
A ruling issued last week prevents regulators from enforcing a measure that forces some abortion clinics meet the same standards as mini-hospitals.
Recent attempts by Louisiana and Alabama to defund the reproductive health-care provider likely violate federal law.
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.
A state court judge ruled the measure violates the Oklahoma Constitution.
Starting this fall, transgender people who work for the City of Chicago can start getting medical insurance coverage for gender alignment surgery, under a change in policy announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday.