TRANS RIGHTS

TRANS RIGHTS

Uruguay Has Massively Expanded Trans Rights

The new package of reforms, which includes gender confirmation surgery to be provided by the Uruguayan health care system, cements the nation's reputation as the most progressive country in Latin America.
Sirin Kale
10.25.18
LGBTQ

Respond to the Gender Recognition Act Consultation

The consultation closes on Monday, so now is your last chance.
Broadly Staff
10.19.18
Op-Ed

A Massachusetts Vote Could Threaten Trans Rights Everywhere

On November 6, Massachusetts will vote on a repeal of protections for transgender people— the first statewide vote of its kind.
Chase Strangio
10.11.18
LGBTQ

This Trans Courier Is Fighting To Improve Gig Economy Conditions

Gig economy workers have zero workplace protection from discrimination. Hayley Stanley's lawsuit could change all that.
Lee Hurley
10.11.18
LGBTQ

I Learned How to Permanently Remove Hair to Help Trans People Like Me

Siobhan Reilly trained to perform electrolysis because she knows just how much facial hair can cause dysphoric pain to transgender women. Now, she's opened her own hair removal salon in Manchester, UK.
Lola Phoenix
10.9.18
The Least You Could Do

100 Easy Ways to Make the World Better for Trans People

Trans women are women. This is not up for debate—so don’t try to.
Kai Isaiah-Jamal
10.8.18
LGBTQ

Congressional Hopeful Alexandra Chandler Comes Out Swinging for Trans Kids

Alexandra Chandler, who would become the first trans congresswomen if she's elected, is speaking out on a November vote in Massachusetts that will ask the public whether to overturn an anti-discrimination law protecting trans people.
Kelly Gonsalves
8.9.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

How an Anti-LGBTQ Mississippi Law Denies Freedom to Trans Women Like Me

Freedom of religion is so important for all of us, and Christianity is a huge part of my life. Using God to discriminate against others harms everyone.
Malaysia Walker
7.5.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

What It Was Like to Be Denied Medical Care Because of My Gender

Transgender people require healthcare just like everyone else. We are not asking for special privileges; we just want to have the same access to medical care all Americans are guaranteed under law.
Evan Minton
6.29.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

My Son's Medical Care Wasn't Covered by Insurance Because He's Trans

This was not an optional surgery; it was a necessity for Pax. I believed—and still believe —that his life depended on it.
Cheryl Enstad
6.29.18
Life

These Viral Space Pride Flags Are Proof the Universe Is Gay

Queer and nonbinary anthropologist Laurie Raye used pictures of stars, nebulas, and galaxies to make a non-binary flag—then, the requests for more astral LGBTQ pride flags started flowing in.
Zing Tsjeng
6.29.18
Power

51 Percent of People of Color Experience Racism in LGBTQ Communities

A new Stonewall survey reveals that LGBTQ communities in Britain are not as welcoming and progressive as you might think.
Zing Tsjeng
6.28.18