Equality advocates contend that alleged risks of allowing transgender service members are unfounded
Given the shift in attitudes in the US toward LGB and especially Transgender people thanks in large part to the influence of the Evangelical Right, Mike Pence, and the Trump administration, seeing this is more disappointing than surprising.
Lawyer Kara Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), condemned the transgender rights movement on Monday.
By now, you and I and everyone else knows all the clichés and stigmas around women constantly chatting with each other.
“It is neither a fad nor a trend. It is who you are.”
The Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Act, or GENDA, had passed the Assembly in every session since 2008 but had failed to clear the Republican-led Senate. Now Democrats have a majority in both chambers, a key factor in the bill’s success. It adds gender identity and expression to New York’s civil rights law, banning discrimination based on these characteristics in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The law had included sexual orientation since 2002.
On her way home from the bus stop on a spring night in the Bronx last year, Linda Dominguez cut across a park…
Don’t forget to pin blame on Mike Pence for trans ban
The same evening as the Zakaria interview, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ― whose nimble Twitter wit and forthright ideological statements have garnered her outsize attention among freshmen lawmakers ― was hopping on a Donkey Kong Twitch stream to raise funds for a charity that supports trans and gender-diverse children.
It’s hard to think of a more perfect contrast between generations or a more fitting issue to divide them. Are trans rights, as Sorkin put it, just a distraction? Or are they more fundamental to a bitter war for minds and hearts playing out between the left and right?
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday night raised money for transgender youth by appearing on a video game live stream on Twitch.
Ocasio-Cortez appeared on a livestream, which had been going on for 50 hours and raised more than $200,000 by the time she called in, by YouTuber Harry Brewis, LGBTQ+ outlet Pink News reported.