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'Retaliation': Texas AG Paxton demands PFLAG provide names, addresses of trans members

A legal filing by PFLAG National revealed that Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas was seeking identification of transgender members.

World's largest psych association passes policy supporting trans youth care by massive margin

The American Psychological Association, representing 157,000 members, has issued a resolution calling for an end to trans care bans and misinformation around care.

Mississippi bill would let those incarcerated sue state over trans inmates

The bill is from the same Republican who introduced last year’s ban on gender-affirming care for trans youth.

Wyoming bill could take trans kids from parents

House Bill 156 would define gender-affirming care to be "not in the best interest" of youth in the state. The bill affects guardianships, custody fights, and child protective services.

Reporter asks Ron DeSantis why he can affirm his height with lifts, but stands against gender-affirming care

A reporter asked the governor about the hypocrisy of his stance against gender-identity and access to gender-affirming care when he chooses to present himself as taller than he is.

Readers deserve better than misinformation about trans care; a response to Pamela Paul

In a recent response to our articles criticizing misinformation in Pamela Paul's article on detransitioners, Pamela Paul dismisses transgender people and trans activist. Evan Urquhart and Erin Reed respond.

Transgender Virginians can breathe a sigh of relief after Democrats defeat all GOP anti-LGBTQ+ bills

With Democrats in control of the entire state legislature, LGBTQ+ Virginians retain protections and dignity in health care and education in the commonwealth.

Gender-affirming care improves transgender lives, according to largest survey of trans people

The 2022 U.S. Transgender Survey documents the benefits of gender-affirming health care but shows the challenges trans people continue to face.

A day in the life of working with trans youth: Navigating the fallout of harmful media coverage

How one psychotherapist navigates the challenges posed by misinformation and politicization to support transgender and gender-diverse youth and their families.

Backlash to transgender health care isn’t new − but faulty science used to justify it has changed over time

As in the 1930s, opposition to trans medicine today is part of a broad reactionary movement against what some far-right groups consider the “toxic normalization” of LGBTQ people.

Utah Gov. signs anti-trans bathroom bill, which advocates say is 'harassment in the most private of settings'

HB 257 defines a “women’s bathroom” and “men’s bathroom” as spaces exclusively designated for females and males, and includes criminal penalties for those found in violation.

Transgender women have a higher risk of HIV infections. A new CDC report reveals why

A new CDC report reveals that discrimination against transgender women is the main cause behind adverse health trends in the group.

Maine Democrats bail on bill making state sanctuary for trans people amid far-right uproar

Seemingly influenced by a significant online campaign led by Libs of TikTok’s Chaya Raichik, Maine legislators voted against a bill addressing gender-affirming care for minors.

Trump wins New Hampshire primary, but Haley's not dropping out (yet)

Nikki Haley, the last Republican standing against Trump, was defiant when she addressed her supporters.

The voice of the NYC subway and her journey to trans euphoria

Bernie Wagenblast, the voice of the New York subway, came out as a trans woman last year. Now, she's sharing what it's like living her authentic life.

Oklahoma Republican falls for furry conspiracy, proposes bill unleashing animal control on students

An Oklahoma legislator’s new bill proposes a wild solution to a non-existent problem, calling for animal control to handle students pretending to be animals — which, again, isn't actually a thing.