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Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

People are coming out of the woodwork to defend John Lewis after Trump criticized him Earlier in the week, Rep. John Lewis announced that he would skip the 2017 presidential inauguration. According to Lewis, he did not consider President-elect Donald Trump to be a legitimate president amid allegations that the 2016 presidential race was tampered […]

Family Research Council Asks For List Of LGBT Activists At State Department

Family Research Council Asks For List Of LGBT Activists At State Department

On Thursday, a group well-known to the LGBT community made a public request to President-elect Trump asking him to begin a purge of all of the federal employees at the State Department who had worked to expand LGBT equality. The Family Research Council – a lobbyist organization devoted to the opposition of LGBT equality since […]

Tinder Opens Gender Options For Transgender Love Seekers

Tinder Opens Gender Options For Transgender Love Seekers

The popular dating app, Tinder, has decided to add profile options supporting users with transgender, and gender non-conforming identities. Tinder has found a wide following with a generally younger population of users who are in search of casual dating relationships primarily based on physical attraction. Up until this announcement was made, Tinder has faced some […]

Facilities Access For Transgender Students Goes To The Supreme Court

Facilities Access For Transgender Students Goes To The Supreme Court

The case of Gavin Grimm, 17 year old student from Gloucester County, Virginia regarding public school bathroom and locker room accommodation for transgender students will be heard by the US Supreme Court. The decision to hear the case was announced late Friday, and promises to solve the issue once and for all. This case marks the first […]

University of Delaware Hosts Transphobic Alt-Right Troll Milo Yiannopoulos

University of Delaware Hosts Transphobic Alt-Right Troll Milo Yiannopoulos

The University Of Delaware hosted Milo Yiannopoulos this week in celebration National Free Speech Week. A figure known for his harsh rhetoric toward transgender people, Yiannopolous has been criticized by progressive groups for his regressive, Alt-Right inspired dogma. His was invited to speak by the University’s Republican’s club, however, the presentation has since been derided by […]

Obama Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation Includes Transgender Moms

Obama Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation Includes Transgender Moms

Barrack Obama once again broke new ground today by issuing our country’s first trans-inclusive mother’s day Presidential Proclamation. Talk about evolving. The word ‘transgender’ had never been said or eluded to by any president until Obama said it in the 2016 State of Union address. During that address prior to the Supreme Court ruling he […]

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

Last year Illinois School District 211 fought a hard legal battle to try and maintain discrimination against a transgender student (only ever identified as ‘Student A’) who wished to have access to facilities that matched their gender identity.  The District failed in its legal battle and was ordered to comply with the Department of Education […]

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

The Department of Justice has just sent a letter to the North Carolina government warning them that if they don’t stop enforcement of HB2 by Monday they will be sued. Governor Pat McCrory called the DOJ letter ‘governmental overreach’ while defending his draconian statewide law. At the chamber of commerce meeting last night McCrory responded […]

Oxford AL rescinds Anti-trans bathroom ordinance

Oxford AL rescinds Anti-trans bathroom ordinance

Oxford AL city council members voted 3-2 Wednesday rescinding the town’s draconian law targeting transgender people. The illegal measure passed just a week before was purportedly in response to Target stores reiterating the chains inclusive transgender policy. The law which imposed a $500 dollar fine and up to a 6-month sentence applied to all public accommodations […]

London Theatre Becomes Trans-Inclusive

London Theatre Becomes Trans-Inclusive

Whilst the United States seems to be locked in a struggle over how to deal with transgender rights and the issues surrounding access to public bathroom facilities a theatre in the UK has made a very public declaration as to their stance on the issue. The Young Vic Theatre in Waterloo, London, posted an image […]

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