The 2017 elections were also a coming-of-age party for the transgender community in local races across the U.S. Openly transgender candidates surged to victory in such diverse places as Minneapolis, Minnesota, Erie, Pennsylvania, Prince William County, Virginia, Palm Springs, California, Doraville, Georgia and Somersworth, New Hampshire. The TransUnited Political Action Committee introduced its Breakthrough Initiative, […]
If you’ve headed down East Washington Avenue toward the Capitol lately, you’ve likely seen a new mural proclaiming “you are beautiful.” It’s on the side of art space and venue Art In. Behind that colorful lettering and the friendly sentiment is a local effort that aims to empower marginalized youth, especially queer and transgender youth, […]
Janesville city council approved a new ordinance Monday establishing the right of transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Darien Lamen reports.
Brian J., Senior Director of Education and Policy for GSAFE, talks to Brian Standing about Assembly Bill 469, which would prohibit school districts from allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms or changing rooms associated with their identified gender.
This morning, 8 O’Clock Buzz engineer Harry Gilbert spoke with Jennicet Gutierrez and Jorge Gutierrez, the National Coordinator of Familia: TQLM about the work of centering queer and trans undocumented immigrants in the struggle for liberation.
Why is the intersex community particularly hidden? Why does the medical profession treat their intermediate birth sex as a shameful “defect?” Today host Esty Dinur spoke with Dr. Michelle Forcier, UW-Milwaukee LGBT Coordinator and professor Dr. Cary Gabriel Costello, and “Double Exposure” author Bridget Birdsall about trans and intersex people.