A Trump-Appointed Judge Refuses to Stop Misgendering a Defendant

Stuart Kyle Duncan has long been an enemy of LGBTQ people — he’s now taken his seething animus to the federal bench.

What should have been a straightforward matter was instead met with hostility.

Transgender Sexuality Is Less Complicated Than You Think

It is important to be transgender informed, not just transgender friendly.

Jacob and I talked about trans-affirmative mental health care, how affirmative differs from informative, accepting intersecting identities, and how being transgender intersects with all different identities.

Lawmakers in the US Unleash Barrage of Anti-Transgender Bills

Proposed Laws Threaten Health, Rights of Trans Kids

… lawmakers in the US state of South Dakota will consider a bill that would make it a felony for healthcare providers to give gender-affirming care to minors. If passed, medical professionals who provide transgender children with puberty blockers, hormones, or other transition-related care would face up to 10 years in prison.

Illinois Advocates Celebrate Medicaid Expansion to Include Medical Needs of Trans Individuals

Illinois Advocates Celebrate Medicaid Expansion to Include Medical Needs of Trans Individuals

(Chicago, IL, January 3, 2020) – Today, advocates from across Illinois celebrate the final rule that regulates Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming surgery. The final rule prioritizes the patient and provider relationship, allowing Medicaid to cover life-saving, medically necessary procedures for trans and gender nonconforming people.