This is SO HUGE! The Republican-led legislature of New Hampshire voted YES to protecting transgender people from discrimination! Amazing work by advocates on the ground! Please share to spread the word about this historic win, the first proactive victory on LGBTQ-inclusive nondiscrimination in two years! bit.ly/2HMbUIp
Hey all – I’m Malaysia Walker, and I’m ready to answer your questions as part of this #AnswerTime with @action on Tumblr and Freedom for All American’s @transgenderfreedomproject! Until 5:30pm ET I’ll be answering questions on the movement for transgender equality and sharing my experiences with you all.
A bit about me – I work with the ACLU of Mississippi as the coordinator of the Transgender Education and Awareness Program (TEAP). Every day I work toward greater understanding for transgender Mississippians. I have a husband and a family. I attend church, and I love God. I am a tax-paying citizen. I consider myself talented. I enjoy enhancing the beauty of things. I am a beautiful black woman, and I am transgender.
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! SueZie and Cheryl are celebrating more than 20 years of Valentine’s Days together! They shared their story with us about SueZie’s transition from male to female, and how Cheryl was supportive throughout the entire process. Take a look at their story – and several other stories of transgender people and their partners, here: http://bit.ly/2BZgAvm
We’re so proud to partner with the Tumblr @staff at @action for #ArtActionDay – and for a 2018 filled with important actions for #LGBTQ equality. Tumblr asked what kind of year we want 2018 to be – and we know that we want it to be a year of forward movement for transgender Americans from coast to coast. Check out our new video on our 2018 plans, then let us know #WhatWillYouDo for transgender equality this year!
Today the United States Supreme Court has its first chance to grant review to cases challenging the anti-LGBTQ HB1523 in Mississippi – and Malaysia Walker, transgender woman in Mississippi who works with the ACLU of Mississippi, is eager to see the terrible law overturned. “I am Mississippi, and I belong here,” she says. Read this article about how she rose above employment discrimination and is now advancing LGBTQ equality in the South: http://bit.ly/2E1ptl1