Parents have no right to allow their children’s gender transition, Republicans say

BY: - July 27, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans on a panel for limited federal government on Thursday argued that parents should not be allowed to let their transgender children have access to gender-affirming care. “A parent has no right to sexually transition a young child,” the chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government, […]

Thousands of Pa. kids sought mental health treatment last year, according to a new report.

Medical Exiles: Families flee states amid crackdown on transgender care

BY: - July 6, 2023

Missouri, Florida, and Texas are among at least 20 states that have limited components of gender-affirming health care for trans youth.

Hundreds of people gathered at Washington Square Park in New Orleans on March 31, 2023, for a march to mark Transgender Day of Visibility. (Greg LaRose/Louisiana Illuminator)

U.S. House Republicans spar with HHS secretary over transgender youth, child labor

BY: - June 14, 2023

U.S. House Republicans grilled a senior Biden administration official about gender-affirming care for transgender minors.


Happy Pride Month. Bully GOP lawmakers are fixated on assaulting our community | David DeWitt

BY: - June 8, 2023

Theirs is a campaign of fear, hate, and intimidation, meant to dismantle 50 years of progress.

Ohio AG on bathroom policies: Law does not protect ‘subjective preferences’ of trans people

BY: - May 31, 2023

It comes after Ohio GOP lawmakers introduced a bill banning transgender students from using the bathroom and locker room that aligns with their gender identity.

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Biden proposal on transgender student athletes met with praise but also questions

BY: - April 28, 2023

The proposed rule comes amid an unprecedented, coordinated attack on  transgender community members and their families.


After Pitt forum, say it loud: Transgender rights are human rights | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 20, 2023

Woke? Our transgender friends and neighbors are wide awake. It's some of the rest of us who need the wake-up call.


The views aired at Pitt debate were ugly. It was still right to let it happen | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - April 20, 2023

A university is exactly the place where such explorations must take place if America is to remain a free society.

Transgender Flag held in the sky.

Americans support transgender rights, especially when they know a trans person | John A. Tures

BY: - April 20, 2023

That support outstrips the efforts of policymakers who would take away their rights

Transgender Flag held in the sky.

N.J. Gov. Murphy declares Garden State a ‘safe haven’ for transgender, nonbinary people

BY: - April 5, 2023

New Jersey is estimated to be home to more than 30K transgender and nonbinary residents, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA.

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U.S. House panel passes national ban on transgender athletes in girls’ sports

BY: - March 9, 2023

Pa. U.S. Reps. Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Lloyd Smucker were 'yes' votes; U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, voted 'no.'


When it comes to transgender healthcare, we’re more in agreement than not | Mark Segal

BY: - March 5, 2023

By Mark Segal Last week found me in London for what turned out to be three major speaking events. It also came in the wake of what I believe is one of the most horrible of trans hate actions ever publicly reported in the United Kingdom: 16-year-old Brianna Ghey was killed when she was stabbed […]