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 ›
National Center for Transgender Equality
UPDATE: South Dakota’s Governor VETOES ‘Show Us Your Genitals’ bill!
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — UPDATE: March 1, 2016 — South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has VETOED the state’s Bathroom Bill! More from the Washington Post: “South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) has vetoed a bill that would have… 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 ›
Cancer claims trans role model and advocate Andrew Cray
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — A post Thursday on Andrew Cray’s Facebook page brought the news that he passed away following an apparent second bout with cancer. By all accounts Cray was a selfless and tireless advocate for trans… 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 ›
Number of undocumented trans immigrants in the U.S. may approach 50,000
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — The National Center for Transgender Equality’s (NCTE) new study is reporting higher rates of physical or sexual abuse to undocumented trans workers than to the trans population in general, and they’re also getting short shifted… Read More ›
Social Security eases trans angst with new transgender policies
THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — This is the big one — a precedent that will domino down to other government agencies across the country — even reluctant holdouts (states) may convert to avoid the expense of defending legal action. To… 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 ›