Tag: transgender issues

California could become a sanctuary for trans youth

California Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, is working to make California a refuge for trans youth from across the nation.

Retreat considers sexism, gender identity

One of the final sessions of this year’s  diversity retreat sessions focused on gender identity, sexism and gender stereotypes. About 15 community members attended the April 22 event, part of the series put on by the Center of Multicultural Services, which focused this year on justice, diversity and equity.

Criminalization of trans youth will destroy lives

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton are asking the public to report the parents of transgender minors to authorities for child abuse.

Transgender lives celebrated through film screening

The University of La Verne hosted a Transgender Remembrance Day virtual event Wednesday, to honor the trans lives lost this year. The event featured photographer and filmmaker Henry Horenstein who screened his film “Blitto Underground”  before 35 La Verne community members who attended via Zoom.

Wave of anti-trans laws strips human rights

Nearly half of the country’s state legislatures and state representatives have introduced bills in favor of anti-trans laws that negatively impact trans people in ridiculous ways and violate their ability to lead a normal life.

Trans inmates’ identities are legally required to be recognized under new state law

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is now legally required to recognize the needs and identities of transgender prisoners under a new state law took effect Jan. 1.

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