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The state of Minnesota has issued a new toolkit to K-12th grade public and charter schools that features guidelines for supporting transgender kids. “Schools should not assume a student’s name, gender identity or pronoun.” Issued by the School Safety Technical Assistance...
The word “visibility” is pretty straight forward and easy to understand defined as “the state of being able to see or being seen.” The LGB community has made leaps and bounds in becoming visible and now, nearly 50 years...
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has filed transgender discrimination complaints against four Salvation Army substance abuse centers. The complaints were filed on the behalf of the city by its Law Enforcement Bureau after proactive testing was completed...
Living through an emotionally traumatic experience with another human being has a tendency to bring those people closer together. Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter your sense of security and make you...
It was July of 2015. At that time I was serving as assistant Flight Chief in my medical unit and at Honor Guard whenever I served my time there. I was not out, I was still presenting this serious...
New from BBC Three’s “Things Not to Say” series is a look at some of the questions that non-binary people are often asked. "You're struggling with grammar, I'm struggling at life" Things Not to Say to a Non-Binary Person features Saskia...
A proposed amendment that would have prevented transgender troops from receiving healthcare was narrowly defeated in the House of Representatives on Thursday. The amendment $696 billion defense authorization bill failed by a vote of 209-214 as a surprising 24 House...
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on a controversial amendment that will deny transgender people critical healthcare. Introduced by Representative Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), the amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act would deny treatments such as hormone...
Like most people, my internal clock always wakes me up before my alarm, and that would be 0529 or 0528 depending if I’m having an off wake up. Once my alarm sounds at 0530, like most people, I hit...
Just when I thought it was safe to simply exist as my true self, it happens. As a transgender woman, I thought I had reached a point in my transition where I had pretty much come out to everyone...