It turns out the alleged “serial sex offender” in the wispa incident did nothing but surviving while homeless and trans

it turns out the alleged “serial sex offender” in the wispa incident did nothing but surviving while homeless and trans

This thread has information about the person charged with indecent exposure at Wi Spa in June, doesn’t show a sexual predator. Rather it shows someone being criminalized for being unhoused, trans, and a sex worker.

LGBTQ groups across the US consider a new flag meant to be more inclusive of the transgender community and people of color

LGBTQ groups across the US consider a new flag meant to be more inclusive of the transgender community and people of color

A Progress Pride flag and rainbow flags are seen at the Stonewall National Monument, the first US national monument dedicated to LGBTQ history and rights, on June 1, 2020 in New York City.

Fifty-five years ago this month, a group of transgender women in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco fought back against police as they arrested patrons at Compton’s Cafeteria, a go-to hangout for temporarily avoiding the harshest harassment, discrimination and physical violence they faced on the streets. While the ultimate reason for their arrests is unknown, police frequently arrested those who dressed in clothing “opposite” to their sex, which was a crime at the time.

The New York Times is insisting on using the deadnames of trans journalists

The New York Times is insisting on using the deadnames of trans journalists

The union representing New York Times writers said they “aren’t budging on the issue,” but the newspaper finds it “unacceptable” that the name of a writer might not match their print archives.

Management at the New York Times is continuing to refuse requests that they change policy to allow journalists to update their published names, or bylines, on articles after they come out as transgender.

NBC anchor shreds GOP governor during jawdropping live segment on trans youth

By the end of the segment, the governor was barely coherent, saying that there are only “12 kids in our state that are transgender-type kids.”

NBC anchor shreds GOP governor during jawdropping live segment on trans youth

MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle chewed out West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) for signing a bill to ban transgender girls from school sports after he couldn’t even say whether there’s even one trans student competing in sports in his state.

“Sir, you have no examples of this happening,” she said as she berated the governor. “Why would you take your time to do this?”

Republicans And Democrats Largely Oppose Transgender Sports Legislation, Poll Shows

Republicans And Democrats Largely Oppose Transgender Sports Legislation, Poll Shows

In at least 30 states nationwide, lawmakers have introduced bills aiming to keep transgender girls and women from participating on girls’ and women’s sports teams. These type of restrictions have become a major culture war battle, with Republican lawmakers being the loudest proponents of such bills, while Democrats often oppose them.

But a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that Republican voters aren’t that enthusiastic about those proposed laws, even while they do have reservations about transgender sports participation.