Yesterday, the city of San Antonio, Texas, passed an ordinance to protect LGBT residents from discrimination in city employment and contracts, housing, public office, and public accommodation.
On Monday, July 16th, state and local officials, LGBT leaders, and the Chicago trans community alike celeb
As equality for transgender Americans has come into focus with mainstream media exposure, more and more stories of blatant institutional discrimination against trans people have surfaced. However, the actions of the directors and staff running Florence House, a homeless shelter for women in Maine, exemplify behavior that is both affirming of transgender individuals' identities and conscious of their needs.
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues in the first government-funded campaign of its kind.