LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — With the room laughing along, an armed law enforcement officer stated he’d violently harm unarmed trans people if he finds them in the ladies bathroom. Spartanburg County (South Carolina) Sheriff Chuck Wright made these… Read More ›
(UPDATED) North Carolina state Republicans blows a gasket, kills Charlotte’s trans rights ordinance
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — The ugliest political stunt this year does not even involve Donald Trump — he was trumped by Republicans in North Carolina’s state legislature and Republican Governor Pat McCrory. In a special one-day session yesterday,… Read More ›
It’s official, the GOP’s new trans policy: Lift Up Your Skirt And Show Us Your Genitals!
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — The Republican National Committee earlier this year quietly approved a resolution backing the many anti-transgender “bathroom bills” being proposed by state legislatures across the country. This resolution in effect, gives the Republicans legislators the… Read More ›
“We have a trans civil rights problem”: Overwhelming public support following Emmy speech crashes trans rights website
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Once again, the “Transparent” duo, creator/director Jill Soloway and actor Jeffrey Tambor, picked up another pair of awards for their involvement in the transgender-themed television series — a directing Emmy for Soloway and best… Read More ›
Monica Helms, creator of the trans pride flag, donates it to the Smithsonian
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — A week ago, Monica Helms, the designer of the transgender pride flag, donated the original flag to the Smithsonian. Along with the flag, there were other transgender artifacts donated, including some from Mara Keisling…. Read More ›
President Obama uses executive orders for historic transgender rights gains
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Transgender Americans gained very little rights under the George W. Bush administration, and were at high risk of losing them if either John McCain or Mitt Romney took office. Under the Presidency of Barack… Read More ›
Helena, Montana anti-trans discrimination ordinance passes, but . . .
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — It appears the Helena City Commission unanimously passed their transgender/LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance. While the news reports I looked at didn’t specifically mention if this included gender identity, I checked NTCE’s Mara Keisling’s Facebook page for… Read More ›
If you’re transgender, visit the “Voting While Trans” website to ensure your vote counts!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — To ensure transgender Americans keep their right to vote in the upcoming presidential election, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) released PSAs and tools to prepare trans people for how to vote in their… Read More ›
Transgender occupy protestors risk brutal outcomes from crackdowns – be informed!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — While trans protestors historically have always stood at the front lines when fighting for the rights we deserve, however, in the Occupy Wall Street Movement, we’re fighting for a larger cause beyond rights just for… Read More ›
Was 2011 a great year for transgender people? You betcha!
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — While we’ve still a ways to go and we still face discrimination nearly every where we turn, however, the times they are a changing! In a super article, Mara Keisling, executive director of the National… Read More ›
HUD secretary says trangender equality “a priority” in the Obama administation
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan: “the [Obama] administration is the first to view the fight for transgender equality “not as an issue — but as a priority.” Secretary Donovan made these… Read More ›