Stories tagged: "gender identity"


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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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What the Democrats’ Ban on Gender-Specific Pronouns Really Means

The plan, which Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a "bold and future-focused" move, aims to strike "he" and "she" from the rules of the US House of Representatives.

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Miami and Miami Beach Commissioners Vote Unanimously to Ban Conversion Therapy

On Thursday, Miami commissioners approved a resolution to defend a ban on a form of therapy aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

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85% of Surveyed LGBTQ Immigrants Did Not Report Hate Crimes, Study Says

An estimated 3,859 violent and property offenses are committed against LGBTQ persons in Miami-Dade annually. Fear keeps most victims from reporting the incidents.

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Trump Reverses Obama Protections for Trans People as Supreme Court Grants LGBTQ Job Protections

While the court's decision represents a landmark victory, a Florida advocate says it is still legal to discriminate against LGBTQ+ people in other ways.