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LGBT Fund cuts off the ACLU as trans rights go to the Supreme court

LGBT Fund cuts off the ACLU as trans rights go to the Supreme court

A war has begun within the LGBT community dividing advocacy groups from community and funders from recipients. One of the largest backers of the LGBT agenda, the Gill Foundation, cut off the ACLU because of their unfaltering backing of laws regarding transgender people’s access to public accommodations. The timing of this couldn’t be worse as […]

Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike Will Receive SRS

Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike Will Receive SRS

Chelsea Manning has ended her hunger strike after being told by the government that she will receive gender confirmation surgery. ACLU attorney Chase Strangio told Buzzfeed that Manning was informed on Tuesday that the military made a determination that the Department of Defense’s instruction for “In-Service Transition” applies to her. Additionally, according to Strangio, Manning […]

ACLU, Outfront MN Sues State of Minnesota for Transgender Services

ACLU, Outfront MN Sues State of Minnesota for Transgender Services

The ACLU and the ACLU of Minnesota, along with Outfront Minnesota and Evan Tysilio Thomas filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Department of Human Services last week challenging the coverage ban on transition related surgery for transgender people on Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare, Minnesota’s health care system. According to the ACLU, “Minnesota’s Medical Assistance program […]

Township High School District 211 reneges on trans locker room agreement

Township High School District 211 reneges on trans locker room agreement

Bigots reacted angrily when told that School District 211 would continue to discriminate albeit conditionally by unlawfully allowing a single trans student partial rights. Bigotry defined “Why don’t you protect “all” students” one attendee shouted, whilst another complained that they were unfairly accommodating a “single” student. The school board announced Thursday in the video below that […]

Michigan case to remove barriers to change driver license moves forward

Michigan case to remove barriers to change driver license moves forward

U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds ruled Monday that a civil rights lawsuit to change Michigan’s driver licence gender marker requirement can go forward denying the States motion to dismiss. Current Michigan law is nothing short of state-mandated eugenics, requiring sterilization (SRS) before allowing birth certificate gender marker amendments. The state requires that the birth certificate […]

VA District judge rules against transgender student’s use of correct rest room

VA District judge rules against transgender student’s use of correct rest room

Gavin Grimm a Gloucester county transgender high school juniors life was thrown into disarray last year after a couple of parents complained about his use of the boys room. Gavin had been using the boys room peacefully, in accordance with school policy, at the beginning of his sophomore year. But all that changed thanks to […]

Michigan Trans woman Tina Seitz and others sue state for debilitating driver licence rule

Michigan Trans woman Tina Seitz and others sue state for debilitating driver licence rule

The state of Michigan is being sued by the ACLU on behalf six transgender people over a rule that makes life impossible, even dangerous. The rule enacted in 2011 requires transgender people to present a birth certificate that indicates their authentic gender in order to have their gender marker changed on their drivers license. Needless […]