Articles tagged: trans rights
‘Even the Police Officers Were Laughing at Me’: Transgender Immigrants Share Their Experiences of Abuse and Neglect in Detention
Transgender migrants endure violence and abuse in their home countries. For some, life in detention is even tougher.
In her country of El Salvador, where she worked as a health promoter, Victoria Castro faced regular harassment, verbal abuse, and threats of rape and murder. ...Read More
One of the United States’ first major exhibits focused on gender identity, Transamerica/n includes the work of more than 50 LGBTQ artists and allies.
There’s a painting in Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today that sums up the exhibit’s quietly subversive mood. Titled “Robert,” the acryli...Read More
The religious right’s desperate new messaging strategy speaks to the shifting dynamics around LGBTQ equality at the Texas Legislature.
In hopes of protecting their religious right to discriminate against LGBTQ people, Texas conservatives have turned to a perplexing new message this legislative ...Read More
I’ll tell my son as he gets older that his experience of gender is on the margins of society. But that’s all right; lots of great stuff happens on the margins.
Dear Governor Abbott, Not long ago, my kids and I spent five nights camping in Big Bend. We had a great spot for our little pop-up camper right next to the Rio ...Read More
Senator Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, who represents portions of San Antonio, said she isn’t worried about the prospect of the Alamo City losing the 2018 F...Read More
TAB determined that anti-LGBT legislation would cost Texas roughly 0.5 percent of its gross domestic product, mostly from decreased travel and tourism....Read More
The Lite Guv renews his crusade concerning transgender Texans' bathroom use, and a trans man files suit against Houston cops alleging ill treatment....Read More
The DOJ says it will appeal a Texas judge’s injunction barring the Obama administration from implementing guidelines protecting trans students....Read More