Category Archives: trans rights

Trans & Gender Variant Visibility NOW!

It is time for US to take our proper place at the queer table, and to do it openly, genuinely and with PRIDE because we can no longer afford–as a community–to remain silent and sit back, because it is killing us folks. Statistically, the rate of suicide of transgender people is double that of the national average. If we want things to change, if we want to be accepted, embraced, supported, then we need to call the LGB to task and make that happen.

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Massachusetts Governor Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Discrimination Against Transgender State Workers

By prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression in state employment, the governor is simply providing equal opportunity for all hardworking state employees, including transgender people, to make a living and provide for themselves and their families. Continue reading

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The Transgender Rights Movement and the Law at Yale Law School, Feb. 18

Panelist will discuss their experiences as activists, organizers, advocates, and attorneys, as well as their views about the role of the law in advancing and restricting the rights of gender non-conforming people and gender-identity self-determination Continue reading

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Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

No one should be out of a job, living in poverty, or faced with sub-par health care simply because of their gender identity or expression. The scope of the problem is clear. It’s up to all of us to work towards a solution. Continue reading

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City of Hartford, Connecticut Passes Trans Non-Discrimination Ordinance

January 11, 2011 – Hartford Court of Common Council votes to protect the rights of transgender people. Last night the Hartford Court of Common voted unanimously in favor of two ordinances which protect gender identity or expression from discrimination. The … Continue reading

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Toward Full Equality: Transgender Civil Rights in CT, January 19, Hartford

Wednesday, January 19 · 5:30pm – 7:30pm Location La Paloma Sabanera Coffee House 405 Capitol Ave. Hartford, CT Created By CT Equality More Info ctEQUALITY & ACLU of CT collaborate to offer you an inspiring and educational community conversation on … Continue reading

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