“We really need to support local LGBTQ organizations- lift them up as much as possible,” particularly those in conservative & rural states"
The bill provides severe penalties for parents who procure gender transition surgeries or irreversible hormonal procedures for their children
Ruling in a suit brought by Texas vacated guidance on gender-affirming care, pronouns, dress and bathroom protections for LGBTQ workers
"Questions about menstruation absolutely will be used to out transgender athletes and force compliance with the state law banning them"
The student-led Virginia-based Pride Liberation Project organizing mass walkouts and rallies in more than 90 schools across the state
“Throughout this whole process, DPHHS has shown clear disdain for the courts, the will of the people, and especially transgender Montanans"
"A trans youth who is not openly out to family effectively would be forcibly outed which would cause serious harm in most cases"
DPHHS Director Charlie Brereton says new restriction on changing listed sex will remain in effect, despite a rebuke from a Billings judge
"Forcing anyone to carry documents that contradict their identity is unconstitutional and marks transgender people for further mistreatment"
Cole has become the poster child for far-right politicians and religious conservatives working to ban these lifesaving medical treatments