America’s late night talk show hosts reacted to President Trump’s transgender military ban this week. The Daily Show, host Trevor Noah spoke with two transgender military veterans, Sergeant Major (Ret.) Jennifer Marie Young and Joey Whimple. They discussed what life...
It’s unreal. It makes you feel insecure, lied to, deceived. There’s many ways to say how 26 July 2017 made us feel. I’m not talking just about the transgender men and women currently serving in the military like myself,...
President Trump took to Twitter once again in the morning hours of Wednesday, July 26th to announce that after “consultation with his Generals and military experts,” transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the US military. Seeming to...
I want to preface this piece by saying I’m very much not an “I do for you, so you need to do for me” type of person, but neither am I a person who enjoys giving everything I can...
President Donald Trump announced that the United States will no longer allow transgender people to serve in the military via twitter on Wednesday. “The United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in...
In a surprising move, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) signed two transgender rights bills into law on Friday. The first bill, SB 3067, requires Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for school districts regarding transgender students. The guidance will...
So what happens when an unforeseen event occurs that forces you to come out as transgender to almost everyone you have ever known all at once? This is was the dilemma I faced with the passing of my grandmother....
The state of Minnesota has issued a new toolkit to K-12th grade public and charter schools that features guidelines for supporting transgender kids. “Schools should not assume a student’s name, gender identity or pronoun.” Issued by the School Safety Technical Assistance...
The word “visibility” is pretty straight forward and easy to understand defined as “the state of being able to see or being seen.” The LGB community has made leaps and bounds in becoming visible and now, nearly 50 years...
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has filed transgender discrimination complaints against four Salvation Army substance abuse centers. The complaints were filed on the behalf of the city by its Law Enforcement Bureau after proactive testing was completed...