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Libby was asleep by the time she was called to speak against the Texas Bathroom bill

Libby was asleep by the time she was called to speak against the Texas Bathroom bill

  Listen to what a 7-year-old transgender girl had planned to say last week during a Texas House State Affairs Committee hearing on a bill that would regulate bathroom use for transgender Texans. by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 24, 2017   By the time the Gonzales family was called up to testify, Libby […]

Texas House lawmakers hear overnight testimony on alternative “bathroom bill”

Texas House lawmakers hear overnight testimony on alternative “bathroom bill”

Amid concerns about rolling back local protections for vulnerable Texans and dire economic fallout, a panel of House lawmakers considered a measure into the early hours of Thursday morning that some are hoping will serve as an alternative approach to regulating bathroom use for transgender Texans. by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 20, 2017 […]

TX and NC Bathroom Bills, How Different are they?

TX and NC Bathroom Bills, How Different are they?

  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst maintain the so-called “bathroom bill” is significantly different from a similar law passed in North Carolina. But how exactly does the original wording of Senate Bill 6 stack up against North Carolina’s House Bill 2? Here’s how the “bathroom bills” in North Carolina and Texas […]

HRC to open 3 offices to Fight Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

HRC to open 3 offices to Fight Dan Patrick’s Bathroom Bill

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to open Texas offices to fight “bathroom bill” by Alexa Ura,The Texas Tribune Jan. 27, 2017 With Texas Republicans working to pass their own version of a “bathroom bill,” one of the nation’s most prominent LGBT civil rights organizations is opening offices in Texas to fight it. The Human Rights Campaign […]

Transgender woman stabbed 23 times

Transgender woman stabbed 23 times

On Jan. 4th 2017 L. C. Marinho became the first of the known 19 Brazilian trans people murdered so far this year. This happened in the early hours of Wednesday, 4th of January. L. C. Marinho, 33, a trans woman, was murdered inside her house located in the Vida Nova set in Santa Luzia neighbourhood, […]

Brazil TDOR 2016 more than all of Europe combined

Brazil TDOR 2016 more than all of Europe combined

133 deaths mourned by Brazil TDOR 2016 that’s more than all of Europe combined, since record keeping began. This year we made a commitment to report on the violence committed against Brazilian transgender peoples. And we have reported on these crimes as the rest of the world seems them, often in horrific graphic detail. We know […]

#Gamergate bigots help amplify trans voices with #OffendCisPeople

#Gamergate bigots help amplify trans voices with #OffendCisPeople

Natalie Frost, a 21-year-old polyamourous trans lesbian game design student, who is better known online as Mismembered, didn’t initially intend for the her #offendcispeople tag to actually get anywhere. “I didn’t, like, devise it to be this trending hashtag. It actually started as a regular tweet, which I made after seeing a post appear on […]