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May 22, 2017

Breakthrough: Americans with Disabilities Act Can’t Exclude Gender Dysphoria

Last Thursday, trans people had yet another important win in the courts.

March 31, 2017

Secretary DeVos: Your Homework Is Late

Secretary DeVos: Your Homework Is Late

Since withdrawing critical guidance supporting transgender students weeks ago, Education Secretary Betsy

February 27, 2017

DOJ Decision to Stick with Private Prisons is Dangerous

DOJ Decision to Stick with Private Prisons is Dangerous

Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would abandon an earlier Justice Department memo that set a goal of reducing and ultimately ending the Department’s use of private prisons.

February 17, 2017

Executive Orders Lay Out Agenda to Expand Policing and Incarceration

A trio of executive orders lay out President Trump’s agenda undo important steps toward common-sense police and criminal justice reform, expand mass incarceration, and give police sweeping new powers. While the orders themselves call for the creation of new task forces, reports, policy reviews, and recommendations to Congress, full implementation of this agenda would be dangerous and costly for the nation, would further criminalize communities of color, and would be especially perilous for transgender people.

February 17, 2017

Trans DV Survivor Seized at Courthouse in Nationwide ICE Sweep

Trans DV Survivor Seized at Courthouse in Nationwide ICE Sweep

Last week, six Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents stormed into the 10th floor of the El Paso County Courthouse and apprehended an undocumented transgender Latina moments after she was granted a domestic violence protection order.

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