Transgender, LGBTQ, Politics

“I’m proud of who I am, but I’m more than one identity”: The fight for transgender voices in 2020

“I’m proud of who I am, but I’m more than one identity”: The fight for transgender voices in 2020

The first thing Sarah McBride did after launching her candidacy for the Delaware state senate was take a deep breath and press a button that launched her campaign website. The second thing she did: hug her mom.

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Here’s Every 2020 Democrat’s History on LGBTQ Rights

Here’s Every 2020 Democrat’s History on LGBTQ Rights

Democratic presidential hopefuls will face off in a public forum on LGBTQ issues this fall. The event, slated for National Coming Out Day on October 10, marks the first time Democratic candidates have debated queer issues since 2008, when Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Dennis Kucinich, and Barack Obama faced off in a Human Rights Campaign Foundation forum.

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Transgender and Gun Rights Are Sticking Points for Violence Against Women Act

Transgender and Gun Rights Are Sticking Points for Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Wednesday to approve a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act after Democrats turned back Republican attempts to gut protections of transgender people and restrict some gun ownership.

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