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Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

The daily commute fills Nirvair Kaur with dread. Ever since she chose to transition from her biological male identity to the female she aspires to be, her everyday ride on Delhi Metro has become a battle with lascivious men in the general coaches and reproachful women in the ladies’ coaches. She hoped for some support […]

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Chairman Byron Cook doesn’t think we stand a chance of landing Amazon’s five-billion-dollar headquarters unless Gov. Abbott and Lt Gov. Dan Patrick publicly disavow their Bathroom Bill agenda and future efforts to strip LGBT protections from Texas cities. Amazon, which fought against Washington state’s Proposition I-1515 and joined a coalition opposing Texas Bathroom legislation is taking […]

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

David Davies, Tory MP for Monmouth, has argued in a recent article for the newspaper South Wales Argus that transgender women should be made to use men’s facilities, referring to them as ‘he/she’s’. The article came following the announced plans by Tory Equality Minister Justine Greening to reform the Gender Recognition act to make it easier for […]

Oregon Gov Kate Brown Signs Transgender Law

Oregon Gov Kate Brown Signs Transgender Law

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law HB 2673a which creates an alternative process for persons seeking to change name and sex on vital record for purpose of affirming gender identity. Gov Brown tweeted while signing “Proud to sign the landmark transgender equality bill into law today. Government has no business dictating personal identity.” The […]

Video Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks special session

Video Texas Gov. Greg Abbott talks special session

The regular Texas legislative session ended today with republicans and democrats in a pushing match nearly coming to blows and with one Republican promising to put a bullet in Democratic Hispanic caucus member . It wasn’t pretty. In fact the whole thing stinks of the sickness of privilege and bigotry and it might continue with […]

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

Woman Who Sued Her Daughter For Transitioning Loses Case

In November 2016 Annmarie Calgaro began legal proceedings to sue her daughter for transitioning from male to female. Along with her daughter Calgaro took legal action against two non-profit healthcare providers, the St Louis School Board, the principal at her daughter’s school, Saint Louis County, and the director of the county’s Health and Human services […]

San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

Transgender activist Lauryn Farris led enraged LGBT activists chanting “Trans Lives matter” storming out of a televised Bathroom Bill Townhall Thursday night. The action happened only a few minutes into the program prompting WOAI host Randy Beamer to frame the walkout as inevitable theatrics. “It is unfortunate that WOAI choose to have an unbalanced and unfair town hall.” […]

City Council President Resigns Over Transphobic Sign Fallout

City Council President Resigns Over Transphobic Sign Fallout

Jay Linn, the owner of Northridge Auto Parts and Repair, has resigned from his position as president of Olmstead Falls city council following complaints about a sign outside of his business. The sign was erected in early February, and contained the message ‘If you don’t know who you identify as, pull down your pants and […]

School Cancels Visit From Trans Author Calling It ‘Inappropriate’

School Cancels Visit From Trans Author Calling It ‘Inappropriate’

The multi-award winning author Juno Dawson has had her visit to a Catholic school cancelled because she’s transgender. Dawson has been visiting schools across the UK to promote her latest book, ‘Margot and Me’, and was due to visit Brownedge St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Preston, Lancashire.  However, just 48 hours before her visit […]

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

Texas Lawmaker Briscoe Cain Mocks Trans Violence

During a recent panel discussion hosted by the Texas Tribune on 7th February, Texas Republican state representative Briscoe Cain made comments that reduced violence against transgender people as ‘dudes walking around in dresses getting beat up’. Briscoe Cain’s main backer accused by the Texas Ethics Commission of lobbying illegally. Cain made the comments when asked […]

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