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  • nbc6 pride Dec 5, 2019

    For Trans Activists, Recent Setbacks Temper Long-Term Hopes

    Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, trans rights activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under threat. Just a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump’s administration argued before the Supreme Court that employers should be allowed to fire workers because they are transgender. The administration also has moved to...

  • Attorney General Sep 28, 2017

    Missouri Murder Rekindles Debate Over LGBT Hate Crime Laws

    Each year, for the past three years, LGBT advocacy groups have tallied the killings of more than 20 transgender people in the U.S. Yet state or federal hate crime laws are rarely used to prosecute the slayings. Now many LGBT-rights groups are questioning the effectiveness of the laws, saying they sometimes focus too tightly on individual acts without addressing underlying...

  • Mexico Jun 12, 2017

    Mix of Pride and Anger at LGBT Marches Across US

    Supporters of LGBT rights marched and rallied in the nation’s capital and dozens of other U.S. cities on Sunday, celebrating gains but angry over threats posed by the administration of President Donald Trump....
    The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...

  • Mexico Jun 12, 2017

    Equality March Steps Out After Capital Pride Parade Rerouted

    The Equality March in Washington was endorsed by virtually every major national advocacy group working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

  • attorney Sep 14, 2016

    Army Approves Gender Dysphoria Treatment ‘to Let Me Be Me': Chelsea Manning

    A transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website will end a hunger strike after the Army agreed to allow her to receive medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday. Chelsea Manning’s medical treatment will begin with surgery that was recommended by her psychologist in April, the ACLU said....

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