From the Blog
This week the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published updated rules to make support more accessible for all survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. The rules, which govern more than 2,600 programs nationwide funded under the Family Violence Prevention Services Act (FVPSA), help protect survivors and lower barriers to help in a number of ways, including requiring that transgender survivors be treated consistent with their gender identity when accessing shelter and other services.
It was almost a blur this year, oftentimes numbing, that the names kept coming. 22 of them so far.
In an important step towards ending violence against trans people, the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus hosted a forum