Gender

No more medical paperwork to change gender on Illinois licenses

No more medical paperwork to change gender on Illinois licenses

CHICAGO — Illinois residents no longer need to have medial paperwork to update the gender marker on state driver’s licences and IDs.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the secretary of state’s office has introduced a new form this week allowing transgender, intersex and non-binary people correct the marker on their licenses.

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Gender, LGBTQ, Transgender

6 Life Lessons I Learned From My Son About Raising Happy, Healthy Transgender Children

6 Life Lessons I Learned From My Son About Raising Happy, Healthy Transgender Children

Bravery will take you to the most beautiful places.

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Gender, LGBT, Transgender

Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Fluid – The New York Times

Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Fluid – The New York Times:

Entitled “Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education,” the document seemed to lay down a line on how far the Vatican was willing to go.

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Gender, LGBT, Transgender

3 in 5 people will deliberately misgender a trans person to show disrespect / LGBTQ Nation

3 in 5 people will deliberately misgender a trans person to show disrespect / LGBTQ Nation:

Three in five people internationally report that they would intentionally misgender a transgender person, according to a recent survey.

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Discrimination, Equality, Gender, Hate, LGBT, Transgender

Prominent lesbian attorney slams transgender activism as a ‘men’s rights movement’ | Daily Mail Online

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.

Prominent lesbian attorney slams transgender activism as a ‘men’s rights movement’ | Daily Mail Online:

Lawyer Kara Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), condemned the transgender rights movement on Monday.

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Transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people #WontBeErased by pseudoscience | Not-Binary.org

Transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming people #WontBeErased by pseudoscience | Not-Binary.org:

As scientists, we are compelled to write to you, our elected representatives, about the current administration’s proposal to legally define gender as a binary condition determined at birth, based on genitalia, and with plans to clarify disputes using “genetic testing”.1 This proposal is fundamentally inconsistent not only with science, but also with ethical practices, human rights, and basic dignity.2

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