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Posts By Mara Keisling

July 17, 2017

The Texas Legislature is Going After Trans Children. Here’s How We Fight Back.

The Texas legislature is going after trans kids — again — and we’re revving up for a major fight.

January 20, 2017

Thank You—Now Let’s Fight

I awoke today feeling a profound sense of thanks, clarity, and absolute resolve to keep standing up and moving forward. Before I tell you that we are ready for what is next, let me be thankful.

November 9, 2016

Statement from Mara Keisling on the Election of Donald Trump

Yesterday, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.
October 28, 2016

Response to BuzzFeed Article

response to buzzfeed article

I have gotten many questions from people about a BuzzFeed article published earlier this week that focused on transgender public policy and legislative strategy. I have spent the last two days talking with lots of people individually, but I wanted to share my thoughts more broadly and clearly in a public forum. I am thankful for our community’s vigilance about monitoring what is going on in our movement and giving us feedback on it. To me, policy is among the most important ways we are making trans lives better, and I’m thankful that it matters to all of you too.

March 23, 2016

In Shocking Action, North Carolina Legislature Passes Anti-Trans Bill in Under 9 Hours

[UPDATE: Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the bill into law.]

Today was a sad and shameful day in Raleigh.

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