Category: trans

It’s undoubtedly been a tough year for LGBTQ A…

It’s undoubtedly been a tough year for LGBTQ Americans – especially transgender people. But we’re thankful that millions of Americans are committed to the fight to end discrimination, including you! Happy Thanksgiving! http://bit.ly/2jPCQjp

Transition Transmission Transgender Podcast Ep 091 – A New…

Transition Transmission Transgender Podcast Ep 091 – A New Trans Hope

This week on Transition Transmission, a by and for transgender podcast, we celebrate election season with the election of all the transgender officials and lawmakers we could find.  Then, of course, we wander off and talk about movies and video games for a bit.

So join the Transgender Trio for another episode!

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Twitter: @TransgenderTrio

Big news! A federal judge has granted a prelim…

Big news! A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of President Trump’s anti-transgender military ban, a great step forward in the work to #ProtectTransTroops! http://bit.ly/2AkG9WS

Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Tudor! Today a j…

Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Tudor! Today a jury in Oklahoma unanimously decided in favor of her after she faced discrimination because she is transgender. The case marks one of the first times in the United States that a jury has considered a case of anti-transgender employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2zTBoTw

Today on #Transgender Day of Remembrance, we&r…

Today on #Transgender Day of Remembrance, we’re uniting to build a future where transgender people are not targeted, discriminated against, and killed at alarming rates. Join us by retweeting this virtual candle http://bit.ly/2mLUW75

2017 was a huge year for transgender Americans – and this week,…

2017 was a huge year for transgender Americans – and this week, during Transgender Awareness Week, we thank the many people who have advanced equality and non-discrimination protections, including Gavin Grimm, whose U.S. Supreme Court case brought national attention to the conversation around dignity for transgender people. Share this to add your voice: http://bit.ly/2io0HmL

It’s #TransgenderAwarenessWeek, and we’re ready to continue…

It’s #TransgenderAwarenessWeek, and we’re ready to continue building momentum for #LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination protections! No one should face discrimination because of who they are – reblog if you agree, and to help celebrate #TransWeek.

PSAGenderflux people aren’t “basically cis”! Cis:Someone who identifies as the gender they were…

PSA

Genderflux people aren’t “basically cis”!

Cis:

  • Someone who identifies as the gender they were assigned at birth.

Genderflux:

  • Someone who’s gender changes in intensity.

Those aren’t the same thing!

Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day | Human Rights Campaign

Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day | Human Rights Campaign:

Andrea Jenkins, Minnesota (Minneapolis City Council)
Voters elected Jenkins to the Minneapolis City Council as the first openly transgender woman of color elected to public office in the U.S.

Danica Roem, Virginia (Virginia House of Delegates)
Roem unseated anti-LGBTQ Delegate Bob Marshall, and her electoral victory will make her Virginia’s first out transgender public official and the nation’s only out transgender state representative.

Gerri Cannon, New Hampshire (Somersworth School Board)
Cannon joined the Somersworth School Board yesterday. According to her LinkedIn page, she is planning on running for New Hampshire State Representative.

Lisa Middleton, California (Palm Springs City Council)
Middleton’s victory in the Palm Springs City Council election made her the first openly transgender person elected to a non-judicial office in the state of California.

Stephe Koontz, Georgia (Doraville City Council)
Koontz won a spot on her hometown city council, becoming her city’s first openly transgender elected official.

Tyler Titus, Pennsylvania (Erie School Board)
Titus’s win makes him the first out transgender person elected to office in Pennsylvania after a successful write-in campaign to join the ballot.

Phillipe Cunningham, Minnesota (Minneapolis City Council)
Cunningham earned a spot on the Minneapolis City Council. He is the first transgender man elected to a major city’s council in the U.S.

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We’re thrilled for the many trailblazing transgender Americans…

We’re thrilled for the many trailblazing transgender Americans who made history yesterday in their states and local communities by being elected! Clearly, voters are rejecting discrimination and anti-transgender attacks and voting in favor of fairness and equality for all. Take a look: http://bit.ly/2m59379