Attorney General Jeff Sessions believes that transgender people do not qualify for civil rights protections against sexual discrimination, and to prove that, he has rescinded an Obama-administration decree that granted them such protections under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Celebrities and trans-rights activists are not having it since y’all’s president declared that the U.S. military will not allow transgender people to serve in “any capacity”:
Editor’s note: Once a month, the National Interest column will tackle broader questions about what the country should do to increase educational opportunities for black youths.
Nigerian writer and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been a favorite of mine since I first saw her “We Should All Be Feminists” speech. It was just a few months shy of Beyoncé’s release of her iconic anthem “***Flawless,” which heavily sampled Adichie’s stripped-down thesis on what feminism means.
On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court said it would not hear the case of a transgender Virginia teen fighting to use the bathroom of his choice in school, reversing an earlier decision to hear the case on March 28.
The Rhode Island School of Design is reportedly investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti made from human excrement (??) was found in a gender-neutral bathroom. (Y’all people with your “isms” and phobias are gross ... but we knew that.)
A transgender boy in Secaucus, N.J., has been barred from his local Cub Scout pack because he was born a girl.
After convening a special legislative session for the purpose of repealing the controversial “bathroom bill,” North Carolina legislators left Wednesday with the law still in place.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday that it would decide in in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. whether a transgender boy may use the boys’ bathroom in a Virginia high school.
I was excited. I thought they were taking a meaningful stand at a very important time for trans folks and queer folks,” says Ashley Williams, 23.