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New Suicide Hotline Opens for Trans People

Trans Lifeline is a hotline for transgender people in crisis. From their website: Our hotline is staffed by the true experts on transgender experience, transgender people themselves. Our volunteers are all trans identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience. Our volunteers are dedicated to improving the lives of transgender people. Trans … Continue reading

Tennessee General Assembly Pushing Foward With Bathroom Bill

Recently posted in Huffington Post, the Tennessee General Assembly is filing a new “bathroom bill”, which would only consider your sex as it appears on your birth certificate to decide which bathroom you’re going to use – male or female – completely disallowing for intersex, gender non-conforming or transgender people.¬† Using what they consider to … Continue reading

Massachussetts Approves Transgender Equal Rights Bill

As recently reported in the Huffington Post: Massachusetts will become the 16th state to treat transgender citizens as a protected class after legislature passed the Transgender Equal Rights Bill, which not only adds protections to the state’s civil rights laws against employment, education, housing and credit discrimination, but also adds gender identity and expression to … Continue reading

University of Texas To Phase In Gender Neutral Restrooms

After recently reporting that University of South Florida will be incorporating gender neutral housing options for its students, it’s good to see another major university providing gender neutral accommodations as well: Linda Millstone, the associate vice president for the Office of Institutional Equity and Workforce Diversity, is leading the effort to ensure each campus building … Continue reading

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