Tag Archives: transgender rights

Vermont College Dedicates April to Transgender Issues

From WCAX.com: SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. – The Vermont Law School is celebrating milestones when it comes to transgender rights in the Green Mountains. The school is dedicating the month of April to the issue. People in the transgender community say … Continue reading

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New Initiatives from DC Trans Coalition

From my email: The DC Trans Coalition is a local grassroots organization dedicated to advocating for transgender, transsexual and gender diverse people within the District of Columbia. DCTC works with community advocates, other LGBT organizations, District agencies, and local politicians to enact and … Continue reading

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Gamer Experiences Anti-Trans Harrassment Post Eurogamer Convention

Laura Kate Dale, video game enthusiast and transgender woman, writes on the Huffington Post about her experience at Eurogamer convention. Ms. Dale participated in an Xbox game giveaway where her gender was misidentified, but that was nothing compared to what … Continue reading

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Md. Transgender rights bill killed by committee

From the CapitalGazette.com: A Senate committee has killed a bill prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 6-5 last week to defeat Senate Bill 449. Similar bills had failed in recent years, but this year’s … Continue reading

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Transgender People Wait Their Turn to Be Mentioned

While we are all cheering President Obama’s mention of gay rights during his second inaugural speech, Autum Sandeen provides us with an appropriate, sobering reminder that there’s still work for us to do to ensure that everyone in our community is included. …words … Continue reading

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DelMarVA Lawmakers Set to Tackle Marriage Equality, LGBT Discrimination

The Washington Blade gives us a peek into what may be in store for the upcoming legislative sessions in Delaware, Maryland, and Virgina. While nothing has been confirmed, Delaware, which has had civil unions since 2011, may soon begin debating … Continue reading

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Talking the Walk on Transgender Rights

Buzzfeed has an excellent article on the advancement of transgender rights within the Democratic Party. What sets this article apart from being just another recap of those advances is the discussion of making sure that those advances, and transgender men … Continue reading

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