Ohio legislature to see bills critics say are anti-transgender

Ohio legislature to see bills critics say are anti-transgender

Under Ohio House Bill 61 and Senate Bill 132, the athletes would have to play on boys’ and men’s teams, even if they no longer identify with that gender and have medically transitioned.

The Center for Christian Virtue, a conservative traditional family organization formerly known as Citizens for Community Values – which is behind HB 61 and HB 132 – is working on legislation that would ban minors from receiving hormone therapy, puberty blockers and surgeries for the purpose of gender transition – even if their parents and physicians support the child’s transition.

The ‘super straight’ campaign taking over TikTok is actually just ugly transphobic trolling

The ‘super straight’ campaign taking over TikTok is actually just ugly transphobic trolling

News flash: The “super straight” trend on social media, where users claim a “new sexuality” which demands the same respect as those with marginalized sexual identities, is actually just blatant transphobia mocking LGBTQ people and their activism.

The quest for trans rights has exposed a deep divide in the UK. Scotland may show a way forward

The quest for trans rights has exposed a deep divide in the UK. Scotland may show a way forward

In a bid to be in step with some European countries, Scotland’s government wants to ease the current pathway, criticized as too expensive and intrusive. The simplified self-declaratory system would shed away the panel and the medical reports. And where it has been a requirement for applicants to prove having lived in accordance with one’s gender identity for 24 months, the new system would require just three months. It would also reduce the minimum age of recognition to 16, from 18.
The move has reinvigorated the quest for more rights for the structurally disenfranchised community, blighted by high rates of discrimination, harassment, suicide, and who report facing difficulty obtaining gender-affirming healthcare in the UK.

How to be an ally for transgender rights

How to be an ally for transgender rights

he last day of March is the International Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrated each year to honor transgender people around the world and the courage it takes to live authentically and openly. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about the severe, ongoing discrimination and violence that transgender people often face every day.