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US: Transgender equality battle front line moves to Ohio

US: Transgender equality battle front line moves to Ohio

The front line in the battle for transgender equality in the United States has moved to Ohio, where campaigners are leading a push for change, after Puerto Rico allowed people to alter their gender on birth certificates. Ohio, Kansas, and Tennessee are the only three US states that do not allow people to determine their […]

US: NCTE Opposes HUD Nominee Who Called Transgenders ‘Abnormal’

US: NCTE Opposes HUD Nominee Who Called Transgenders ‘Abnormal’

The National Center for Transgender Equality in the US has opposed the nomination of Ben Carson for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), based on his extreme anti-LGBT views and his long record of opposing life-saving safety net programs and fair housing laws.

US: Trans Survey Launch Livestream Event

US: Trans Survey Launch Livestream Event

In the US, on Thursday, December 8th 2016, at 1-2 pm eastern time, the National Centre for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will release the much-anticipated report of the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey (USTS) at a livestreamed launch event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The survey represents the collective efforts of individuals and organizations across the […]

US: NCTE Condemns South Carolina Sheriff for Threatening Violence Against Trans Women

US: NCTE Condemns South Carolina Sheriff for Threatening Violence Against Trans Women

Last week, in remarks at the Greenville-Spartanburg Republican Women’s Meeting, Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright addressed the anti-trans bill moving through South Carolina’s legislature. S. 1203 would restrict access to restrooms in public buildings based on the sex listed on an individual’s birth certificate and is currently being heard in a Senate subcommittee. In expressing […]