A screenshot of a tweet purportedly asking dog owners to avoid saying “good boy” or “good girl” to their pets because it “delegitimises the lived experience of transdogs” has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. The remarks prompted
Arkansas lawmakers have made the state the first to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth, enacting the prohibition over the governor's objections.
Arkansas lawmakers made the state the first to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth, enacting the prohibition over the governor's objections.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has vetoed legislation that would have made his state the first to ban gender confirming treatments or surgery for transgender youth
A federal judge declined to impose prison time on a former member of a neo-Nazi ring that threatened journalists.
The Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military.
The measure is among several targeting transgender people that have advanced in Arkansas and other states this year.
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health.
March 2021 internet outrage over a Jan. 25 executive order was more spectacle than substance.
Out of the four bills, three were never voted on and the fourth one was introduced in January 2021 in the House.
The Biden administration has withdrawn its support for a federal lawsuit that seeks to ban transgender students from competing in high school sports.
Bills aimed at preventing transgender youth from athletics are under debate in more than a dozen states in the US.
Currently, there are 16 states in the United States which allow transgender students in high school athletics without any restrictions.
On his first day in office, President Biden signed an executive order pledging to combat discrimination based on gender identity.
Idaho was the first state to pass a bill limiting transgender women to compete in women's sports. It has been temporarily blocked by the federal court
The posts are both out of date and out of context.
It's unclear how many transgender students are participating in public school sports in Tennessee.
Republicans have introduced bills to ban transgender students from competing in sport, but none has been approved.
Amidst a flurry of executive orders signed by the new administration in January 2021, one stood out.
President Joe Biden has signed an order reversing a Trump-era Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from serving in the military
“If you’re fit and you’re qualified to serve and you can maintain the standards, you should be allowed to serve,” said newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
Dr. Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
The suit from a group of Oregon parents sought to prevent transgender students from using locker rooms and bathrooms of the gender of which they identify, rather than their assigned sex at birth.
Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page, the star of “Juno," “Inception” and “The Umbrella Academy,” came out as transgender in an announcement greeted as a watershed moment for the trans community in Hollywood.
Did Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden say during an ABC News Town Hall, "If your 8-year-old child says they want to be transgender ... they have a right to transition and there is no reason for you to deny it"? No, that's not true
Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Act was passed by the Delaware Senate and signed into law by the then governor. Beau Biden publically supported it.
The Trump administration has rolled back several rights and measures against discrimination that protected the transgender community.
A photo of Gul Panra, a popular Pakistani Pashto singer, has been shared multiple times on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that Panra was shot dead in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The claim is false; Panra is alive and well; the posts circula
A federal memo allegedly said homeless shelters could identify some incoming transgender residents based on height and whether or not they had facial hair or Adam's apples.
The Trump administration finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.
“Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling said she refuses to “bow down” to criticism about her recent comments on transgender people.
Rowling drew outrage on Twitter when she criticized an opinion piece from Devex that used the phrase ”people who menstruate.”
Two police officers face assault charges for allegedly slamming a transgender woman’s face into a concrete sidewalk during an arrest.
The families of three female high school runners have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from participating in girls sports.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
On January 13 2020, YouTube star Nikkie de Jager — known to her fans as NikkieTutorials — revealed in a 17-minute video that she is transgender: I’m coming out. https://t.co/chLHURZKk4 — NikkieTutorials (@NikkieTutorials) January 13, 2
Rumors that author J.K. Rowling (of the popular Harry Potter series) was a trans-exclusionary feminist circulated for years due to her comments and behavior on Twitter, culminating in a viral June 2019 Medium piece by Phalen Fairchild titled, “
The legal settlement affirms transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings.
The consent decree could end a protracted lawsuit by transgender people against North Carolina's so-called bathroom bill.
A thought-provoking, widely shared blog post made a series of allegations against the "Harry Potter" creator in June 2019.