Posts Categorized: Transgender Rights

Protusts Erupt as Trump Administration Tries to Erase Transgender People

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Transgender activists rallied in New York City last night after it was revealed that the Trump Administration is trying to redefine “gender.” A New York Times article on Saturday described a leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo that described an effort to redefine sex in federal law as “a person’s status as male […]

Purple Unions: Queer Rights Update

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Here are a smattering of news stories involving queer rights this week: BERMUDA Bermuda Government Appeals Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling The government in Bermuda has lodged an appeal to the country’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned a ban on same-sex marriage. https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bermudas-government-is-appealing-supreme-courts-same-sex-ruling/ ECUADOR: Court Rules for Marriage Equality, Says Weddings Can Start Now The […]

A Little Good News

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In light of the stunning retirement of Justice Kennedy from the US Supreme Court and all that may mean for queer rights in the US over the next two decades, I thought it was important to share a few good news stories: Philippines Supreme Court Justice Says Same-Sex Civil Union is Constitutional In the second […]

Four Advances for Queer Rights

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The world continues to turn, and not everything is getting worse for the queer community: Trinidad and Tobago Okays Gay Sex Trinidad and Tobago has struck down a colonial-era law that criminalised gay sex in the islands. A high court judge ruled on Thursday that the historic laws banning “buggery” are unconstitutional and will be […]