Stories tagged: "transgender"

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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Biden Begins Working Toward a White House That ‘Looks Like America’

Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.

LGBTQ Candidates Won Big in Tuesday’s Election. Even in Deep Red States.

These LGBTQ landmark wins across the nation included the first transgender person to be elected to the Senate.

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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.

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Biden on Trans Killings in Puerto Rico: ‘It’s Our Moral Obligation to End This Epidemic’

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee also denounced the violence in Missouri, where 10 LGBTQ people have been murdered

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘I Forgive My Daughter’s Killers’

Serena Velázquez's mom opens up about how she feels now that the two men that brutally murdered her daughter and Layla are in the hands of the FBI, and could even face the death penalty if found guilty.

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Trump Administration Wants to Let Doctors Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

“This is in so many ways shocking—even for this administration—to announce that it intends to finalize this rule that would limit access to health care for so many vulnerable populations in the midst of a public health crisis."