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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ProLife

Opinion, Women

How To Be Pro-Life

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Politics

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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LGBTQIA, Politics, Transgender

Transgender political candidates are increasingly common. The money backing them is not – Center for Public Integrity

Transgender political candidates are increasingly common. The money backing them is not – Center for Public Integrity:

The lone PAC dedicated to trans politicos is grappling with debt and legal issues.

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LGBT, Transgender

New York’s Gov. Cuomo Signs Trans Rights Bill, Conversion Therapy Ban

New York’s Gov. Cuomo Signs Trans Rights Bill, Conversion Therapy Ban:

The Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Act, or GENDA, had passed the Assembly in every session since 2008 but had failed to clear the Republican-led Senate. Now Democrats have a majority in both chambers, a key factor in the bill’s success. It adds gender identity and expression to New York’s civil rights law, banning discrimination based on these characteristics in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The law had included sexual orientation since 2002.

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