Tag : Transgender Rights
Rainbow Umbrella title : Bill 89: Canada’s New Law Allows Gov't to Seize Children from Homes That Don’t Support LGBTQI
summary : Pro-family advocates in Canada are in an uproar over the newly passed Bill 89, which allows the government to take children away from parents who don’t support the LGBTQI ideology.
date : Jun 06, 2017 10:24 PM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia title : Trump's Supreme Court Nominee to be Announced Tuesday, Three Favorites Emerge
summary : President Donald Trump announced on social media Monday he will announce his Supreme Court choice two days earlier than scheduled. "I have made my decision on who I will nominate for The United States Supreme Court," Trump tweeted. "It will be announced live on Tuesday at 8:00 P.M. (W.H.)."
date : Jan 30, 2017 10:16 AM EST
Gay Rights Activist Holding LGBT Flag title : Transgender People Seek Gender Change Ahead of Trump’s Inauguration
summary : Transgender people are seeking to have their gender changed legally and immediately before president-elect Donald Trump officially holds office in 2017 over worries that a Trump presidency would threaten their civil rights.
date : Nov 18, 2016 05:46 PM EST
Transgender Children - Vancouver School Board title : French Law Scraps Sterilization for Transgender People
summary : Rights activists celebrated a major victory in France on Thursday after the country passed legislation allowing transgender people to legally change their gender without undergoing sterilization.
date : Oct 14, 2016 12:15 PM EDT
Rainbow Flag title : Massachusetts Transgender Rights Law Takes Effect, Prohibiting 'Discrimination' of Bathroom Use
summary : A new law prohibiting discrimination against transgender people in places of public accommodation took into effect in Massachusetts on Saturday.
date : Oct 03, 2016 11:51 AM EDT
transgender child title : Sex Change Started On Pre-Kindergarten Child in Australia
summary : A 4-year-old Australian child has begun the process of having a sex change with financial assistance from the New South Wales Department of Education. The child hasn't yet started kindergarten, and many critics warn the child is way too young to make such a consequential life decision.
date : Sep 07, 2016 03:11 PM EDT
Gavin Grimm title : Transgender Girl Can Use Boys' Restroom after Judge Orders Virginia School Board
summary : A federal judge in Virginia ordered Gloucester County School Board members to allow a female student, who identifies as male, to use the boys' urinals and restroom at the public high school.
date : Jun 27, 2016 06:46 PM EDT
Gender Neutral Bathroom title : Americans' Sharply Split about Transgender Bathroom Debate, Poll Indicates
summary : Americans are divided on the debate regarding which public restrooms and locker rooms that transgender people should be allowed to use, according to a new CBS/New York Times poll released Thursday. President Barack Obama's Administration recently issued guidelines to all public schools directing them to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity, with an implied threat of a loss of federal funding if not followed. This poll, which was conducted after the directive was issued to schools, surveyed 1,300 adults.
date : May 23, 2016 04:55 PM EDT
Gender Neutral Bathroom Sign title : OK Senators Want Student Bathrooms and Showers Based On Religion, Obama Impeachment
summary : Oklahoma lawmakers on Friday proposed a new bill that would allow students to request their school buildings provide bathrooms, showers and locker rooms based on religious grounds, not just on self-assigned sex -- essentially rooms to disallow transgender people. The same Republican legislators introduced a resolution Thursday to urge the state's congressional delegates to start an impeachment of President Barack Obama over the White House's recent directive to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their gender identity.
date : May 23, 2016 03:46 PM EDT
Barbara Satin title : First Transgender Woman Appointed To President Barack Obama's Faith Advisory Council
summary : Barbara Satin, a transgender woman, joined representatives from the Sikh and Baha'i communities as new advisers to President Barack Obama on faith-based issues. The White House announced the additions to the President's third and final advisory council on faith-based and neighborhood partnerships on May 12. But Satin's appointment was not welcomed by all.
date : May 18, 2016 12:10 PM EDT
Todd Gilbert title : Religious Freedom 'Kim Davis-Inspired' Bill Approved by Virginia House Delegates
summary : Virginia House of Delegates' members approved on Tuesday (Feb. 16) a religious freedom bill that critics assert would allow anti-LGBTZ discrimination, while supporters applaud due to its prohibiting government from taking action against employees who refuse to provide services required in their jobs because those services go against their personal religious beliefs.
date : Feb 16, 2016 03:26 PM EST