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Supreme Court Rules Idaho Must Provide Surgery for Trans Inmate

Supreme Court Rules Idaho Must Provide Surgery for Trans Inmate

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of transgender inmate Adree Edmo, denying Idaho’s appeal that she be denied gender confirmation surgery. The New York Times reports that the court’s brief order, which gave no reasons, let stand a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, in […]

Meet the students suing Idaho over the Trans athlete ban

Meet the students suing Idaho over the Trans athlete ban

Three unnamed minors, one of whom is cisgender, and transgender college student Lindsay Hecox are suing Idaho over a law banning female transgender athletes from participating in sports. Hecox spoke to KTVB about HB500 the law which gave Idaho the distinction of being the only state to ban transgender women from participating in collegiate sports. […]

Idaho Gov. signs two hate bills on the Transgender Day of Visibility

Idaho Gov. signs two hate bills on the Transgender Day of Visibility

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law two anti-transgender bills on the eve of the Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV). Because the Idaho House and Senate adjourned a day apart and the law required action within ten days little gave himself until March 31, to enact or veto the bills. By waiting until the […]

Idaho advanced anti-trans bills targeting women and one year olds

Idaho advanced anti-trans bills targeting women and one year olds

Idaho House Republicans defy a court order and the passionate pleas of constituents advanced a bill making it impossible for transgender residents *older than one year to amend their gender on their birth certificates. The Idaho Statesman reports that in defiance of a federal court order, Idaho House Republicans pushed through legislation making it illegal […]

Idaho bill criminalizing trans care dies in committee

Idaho bill criminalizing trans care dies in committee

House Judiciary Chairman Greg Chaney, R-Caldwell, has just announced that HB 465, Rep. Christy Zito’s bill to make it a felony for doctors to provide gender treatment to anyone under age 18, won’t proceed any further. It was the subject of an emotional hearing yesterday that drew big crowds objecting to the proposal reports Idaho […]

Trans woman Shauna Patricia Smith admits to voyeurism at an Idaho Target

Trans woman Shauna Patricia Smith admits to voyeurism at an Idaho Target

Transgender woman Shauna Patricia Smith was charged with felony video voyeurism at an Idaho Target store Tuesday. According to Snopes.com the news is authentic. An affidavit of probable cause states the 18-year-old woman was trying on swimwear at the Target on 25th East when someone in an adjacent fitting room held an iPhone over the […]

Transgender Teen Defends Her Right To Use The Correct Bathroom

Transgender Teen Defends Her Right To Use The Correct Bathroom

Earlier this week in Boise, Idaho a student was removed from their school by their parents after they discovered that a transgender student had won the right to use the bathroom of her choice.  The parents of the student sited fears over their child’s safety as the reason for removing them. Yesterday the transgender student […]