Posts by MJ Okma, Associate Director of News & Rapid Response

One year after Trump revoked federal non-discrimination guidance to protect transgender students, states are emboldened to target trans youth

State Legislatures Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Tennessee have already filed bills to ban transgender students from accessing restrooms according to their gender identity.

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Trump and Pence to share the stage with anti-LGBTQ activists at CPAC

Betsy DeVos, Rick Perry, KellyAnne Conway, and Mick Mulvaney among the other Trump Administration officials scheduled to speak

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The Trump Administration is sending another anti-LGBTQ White House official to the Olympics

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, much like Vice President Mike Pence, has a well-documented anti-LGBTQ record.

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Transgender rights targeted by multiple ballot measures across the United States

Discrimination is on the ballot in Massachusetts and Anchorage, Alaska, with signatures currently being collected for a third anti-transgender ballot measure in Montana.

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White House Issues a fact sheet bragging about their extensive anti-LGBTQ record

Under the guise of “religious freedom,” the fact sheet highlights Trump’s close connections with fringe anti-LGBTQ activists and hate groups.

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Bermuda repeals marriage equality

The new law, signed by Governor Rankin, effectively abolishes marriage equality by replacing it with domestic partnerships.

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RNC votes in favor of Trump's bigoted trans military ban

The Republican National Committee adopts Trump’s anti-trans stance despite the fact that it is opposed by the majority of Americans in all 50 states.

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