It was announced today that transgender inmates in Federal prisons will be housed according to their gender identity and will be addressed using the correct pronouns (among other rights). This is a “win” for gender identity and expression and human rights – but what about for Trans and non-binary … [Continue reading] A “Win” for Transgender Inmates?
A few weeks ago, President Trump decided to reinstate a ban on transgender people serving in the military. It was a blow to transgender rights, which had been creeping along in a positive direction in the US. You can read more about the details here. The first thing that comes to mind is how some … [Continue reading] Human Rights – Who Has Them, and Who Doesn’t
The Girl Guides of Canada - one of the oldest organizations serving girls in this country - are now officially welcoming transgender girls and women to the fold. Hooray! You can read more about it in the Huffington Post article, but a few things bear special mention here. The organization has been … [Continue reading] “A girl is a girl”