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New Biden administration Title IX rule protects transgender students’ bathroom & pronoun use at school

The updated rules enhance protections against discrimination based on sex, including for LGBTQ+ students, but leave the issue of transgender athletes’ participation in sports for further review.

Black trans woman África Parrilla García shot to death in Puerto Rico

Few details have emerged about her life and death, as initial reports deadnamed and misgendered her.

In the face of tweets and turmoil, why I left the South as a medical student

Dr. Thomas Agostini was in the middle of a targeting campaign against gender-diverse care in the Southeast, having no choice but to leave for a safer practice environment.

Trans man Tee Arnold shot to death in Florida

Arnold had posted on social media that his life was in danger.

With visibility comes violence: Increased awareness of transgender people leads to more hate crimes

Exclusive data shows in L.A. County and beyond, transgender people face increased risk of violent crimes as a result of their identity.

Ohio court temporarily blocks ban on gender-affirming care for trans youth

The temporary restraining order is short-lived, but advocates are pushing to have the ban struck down permanently.

There have already been 4,000 instances of book banning in America this school year: report

PEN America’s latest findings shed light on the targeted censorship of content related to race, sexuality, and violence, sparking advocacy and resistance across the nation.

Many trans Americans are living in fear. But LGBTQ+ advocates see a reprieve in statehouses

The number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills being signed into law has shifted in the last year, leaving advocates feeling “cautiously optimistic” over a turning of the legislative tide.

A Republican mom and her transgender son open up about unconditional love and acceptance

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen and his mother, former GOP lawmaker Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, are out to show, through their experience and optimism, how every trans child's life matters.

Supreme Court lets Idaho enforce law criminalizing gender-affirming care for minors

The state can enforce it against all state residents except those who sued to challenge it, the high court ruled Monday.

Missouri Attorney General can obtain information on Planned Parenthood's trans health care, court rules

Ruling in Bailey’s favor, Stelzer said the AG’s office has “broad investigative powers” and that Bailey has the right to obtain any documents that aren’t protected by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Germany makes it easier to change gender and name on legal documents

Transgender and nonbinary Germans will soon be able to apply for changes by simply declaring their name and gender instead of having to provide so-called expert opinions.

Idaho closes legislative session with a slew of anti-LGBTQ+ laws

The new laws take direct aim at gender-affirming care for minors and the trans community.

Suspect in killing of Black trans man Righteous Torrence 'TK' Hill identified by police

Hill was the founder and owner of Evollusion, a hair and beauty salon that was a safe space for the Black LGBTQ+ community in the Atlanta area.

Hilary Cass' NHS report is rife with debunked theories and falsehoods

The recent NHS report from Dr. Hilary Cass isn't the take-down of gender-affirming care that conservatives want it to be.

Right-wing extremists confront transgender people in Florida bathrooms

Imagine needing to go to the bathroom and being confronted by a stranger about why you’re there. That’s how it is for trans people in Florida under the state’s bathroom law.

'Florida has a First Amendment problem' — judge rules trans teacher can use 'Ms.'

A federal judge has ruled that a trans woman teacher forced to go by "Mr." can return to going by "Ms." and use female pronouns in the classroom.

Trans and nonbinary migrants file complaint over treatment at ICE detention facility

They allege discrimination, harassment, denial of health care, and other mistreatment at a detention center in Colorado.

FBI responds to spate of bomb threats against Planet Fitness after right-wing transphobic campaign

Chaya Raichik, the right-wing extremist behind the account, has been targeting the gym chain over its inclusive stance on transgender members.