transgender

  • Supreme Court Decision Allows Transgender Military Ban

    Andrea Sears Public News Service NEW YORK – The U.S. Supreme Court has lifted injunctions preventing the Trump administration from implementing its ban on transgender personnel serving in the military. The high court denied a Justice Department petition asking for an immediate hearing of district-court rulings that still are being argued...
  • Advocates Vow to Fight Proposed HHS Transgender Policy

    Andrea Sears Public News Service NEW YORK – Advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people say a policy being considered by the Trump administration would be illegal. The policy, which would restrict a person’s gender to “male” or “female” as assigned at birth, is outlined...
  • Study Finds No Threat in Transgender Bathroom Access

    Andrea Sears Public News Service BOSTON – A study released Wednesday found including gender identity in nondiscrimination laws does not increase privacy or safety violations in public bathrooms, locker rooms or changing rooms. The study, conducted in Massachusetts by the Williams Institute, compared localities of similar size with and...
  • LGBTQ Group Pushes Back Against Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Students

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service DALLAS, Ore. — A lawsuit is challenging an Oregon school district’s policy protecting transgender students – but opponents say the case should be thrown out. The ACLU of Oregon wants to intervene on behalf of Basic Rights Oregon, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group,...
  • A Look Into Trump’s Transgender Ban


    Estephany Haro El Observador President Trump announced on Wednesday July 26th via twitter that he would be banning all transgender citizens from joining the military of the United States in all capacities, unleashing controversy across the country from those affected directed and from the people that supports the transgender...
  • Trump Transgender Ban Sparks Protest

    Andrea Sears Public News Service NEW YORK – New Yorkers took to the streets Wednesday to protest President Trump’s announcement that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. Civil liberties organizations were quick to condemn the policy shift outlined in three early-morning posts to...
  • Cities & Businesses Across the Nation Urge the Federal Circuit to Support Transgender Veterans’ Access to Medical Care

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.—On June 28th the County of Santa Clara, along with cities and businesses across the nation, submitted an amicus curiae or “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, asking the Court to compel the U.S. Department of Veterans...
  • Lincoln High School All Gender Restroom PSA

    Lincoln High School All Gender Restroom PSA...

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