2 hours ago
Four reasons why transgender people are running for office in record numbers

●USA
“I think the natural response is to stand up and fight back in the most productive way possible and that is to get involved in the process, and for many to run for office. I think that’s what we’re seeing here.”

The 2018 midterms have more transgender people running for office than ever before. But why? And why now?

4 hours ago
Level Up

●UK
‘Here's a video from three people within the Level Up community who are calling for all of our support. If you believe all people are deserving of respect, love and dignity, get involved.’
PLEASE GET INVOLVED:
https://act.welevelup.org/surveys/11/

Everyone should have the right to decide what happens to their own body.

Here's a video from three people within the Level Up community who are calling for all of our support. If you believe all people are deserving of respect, love and dignity, get involved.

As feminists, we all know what it’s like to be talking about something really personal and important, and feel like nobody is listening. It's time for us to listen.

You don’t need to be an expert or trans to stand with trans people, and we've built a tool to help make it as easy as possible ... See more

6 hours ago
New revisions to transgender discrimination policy at Western Dakota Tech - KNBN NewsCenter1

●USA
‘In the end, the board narrowly approved a new discrimination policy concerning LGBTQ students at Western Dakota Technical Institute (WDT).’

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Five letters raised the ire of some members of the community Monday at a Rapid City Board of Education meeting. In the end, the board narrowly approved a new discrimination policy concerning LGBTQ students at Western Dakota Technical Institute (WDT). The meeting at city hall was...

8 hours ago
Overwhelming majority of Tory MPs oppose transgender rights overhaul – new poll

●OUR VOTES WILL GO TO A TRANS-FRIENDLY PARTY THEN!🙄
‘The survey found that only 9% of Tory MPs back self-identification, with 69% opposed.’

Ministers could face a backlash over plans to overhaul transgender rights, as a new poll finds overwhelming opposition among Tory MPs.

10 hours ago
This Afro-Brazilian woman is the first trans person elected to State Congress in São Paulo

●BRAZIL
'Érica Malunguinho's win is a major milestone for Brazil's black and LGBTQ communities'

Afro-Brazilian activist Érica Malunguinho recently made history by becoming the first trans person elected to São Paulo congress

12 hours ago
Trans people like me are under attack in the UK - but you can help us

●UK
‘A disproportionate level of bile has been directed at the trans female community. Some accusations are so wildly absurd as to quickly become laughable, yet gain high levels of support from much of the mainstream Press.’

Since the government consultation on the Gender Recognition Act in the UK, trans people feel increasingly under threat. But other people can help.

14 hours ago
Why Brazil should fear presidential hopeful who admires Trump

●BRAZIL #EleNao
“How can a person preaching intolerance offer security to anyone?”

Fernando Haddad is trailing in the polls ahead of an October 28 run-off against Jair Bolsonaro

16 hours ago
Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children

●HEALTH CARE
“A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics tries to guide doctors and dispel myths about growing up with gender identity questions.”

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics tries to guide doctors and dispel myths about growing up with gender identity questions.

18 hours ago
Come Out For Trans Equality

●UK
Speak up for trans rights and help reform the Gender Recognition Act

The fight for equality is far from over. Respond to the consultation via our website today and show your support for trans people in Britain.

20 hours ago
New Guidelines Call For Pediatricians To Support Transgender & Non-Binary Kids

●HEALTH CARE
"The biggest reason for doing a lot of this work is to try to prevent some of the traditional horrible outcomes that transgender or gender-nonconforming youth have ended up with," said Dr. John Steever, an Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai pediatrics professor who specializes in adolescent medicine.....

This is a huge step forward.

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