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Remembering and honoring Transgender people

Today, November 20, is the 18th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, or the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and acts to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the Transgender community. According to LGBT organizations and […]

The Equality March for Unity & Pride

On Sunday, June 11, members of the LGBTQ+ communities, their loved ones and those who stand in solidarity with us will gather in Washington, DC, and in cities across the country to march.  Why?  Because it’s our time… To center the most marginalized in our communities. To stand up and be counted in this moment […]

Trans teen activist, former Homecoming king, dies in Charlotte, N.C.

Blake Brockington, a young trans activist celebrated nationwide as the first out trans homecoming king in a North Carolina high school, is being mourned after committing suicide Monday night, reports North Carolina LGBT newspaper QNotes. Brockington, an 18-year-old student at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, became homecoming king of East Mecklenburg High School a year ago […]

‘Wrong beyond repair.’ ‘The worst in us.’ N.C. papers blast transgender bathroom law.

— The Washington Post | Brady Dennis The past couple of days have brought a wave of backlash against a new North Carolina law that bars local governments from extending civil rights protections to gay and transgender people and prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms according to their gender identity. The issue ignited a […]

State: End transgender health insurance discrimination

— The News Journal | Jen Rini Delaware bans insurance companies from excluding coverage for transgender residents Delaware has become the 15th state to ban insurance companies from limiting or excluding health care coverage for transgender people.department’s website. Companies also cannot impose different health insurance premiums or rates based on a person’s gender identity. Private […]