Tag Archives: Transgender Rights

The Justice Department Stands Up For Transgender Rights

Earlier today, the neo-Confederate state of North Carolina sued the federal government over DOJ’s announced determination to hold North Carolina’s HB2 “bathroom bill” in violation of the federal constitution. DOJ struck back firmly and forecefully, countersuing North Carolina. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, no less, gave a full throated defense of transgender rights, one that has never been made by anyone… Read more »

California Anti-Transgender Ballot Measure Fails

Here’s some good news as we find ourselves in the midst of the longest night of the year. Light a candle rather than curse the darkness, right? Well, here’s a candle. Backers of a proposed ballot initiative that sought to require transgender people to use the public restrooms that correspond with their biological sex say they have failed to qualify the… Read more »

It Never Ends

Think the battle for LGBT rights is over? We won? Think again, grasshopper. Y’all ain’t been down to Texas much, I’m thinkin’. Among the political signs jammed into the grass outside a polling station in this city’s South Park neighborhood stands one placard bearing an unusual slogan: “No men in women’s bathrooms.” The statement, which is also emblazoned on T-shirts… Read more »