After several violent crimes against transgender people in Washington D.C. this year, activists are demanding that law enforcement do more to protect some of the city’s most vulnerable citizens.
The good news is that a transgender rights bill passed in Massachusetts today. The bad news is that it does not provide safe access to bathrooms because of a manipulative ad campaign.
In a survey that asked American’s opinion on questions related to transgender rights, a poll found that most Americans support general transgender rights, including a surprising 75% support for laws protecting transgendered people from employment discrimination.
The City of Seattle Office of Civil Rights has announced that it will now cover transgender related procedures for City employees.
California Jerry Brown has signed two bills that strengthen transgender rights in California.
Governor Dan Malloy of Connecticut signed legislation on July 6 that bans discrimination based on a person’s “gender identity or expression”.