What I Learned as a Parent of a Transgender Child


I absolutely love this story, which to be quite candid, connects so well with what PFLAG National/Straight for Equality was founded on – a parent’s love for their LGBTQ+ child. Sometimes the hardest thing a parent can do is let their child lead…read more

Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Attention California-based companies of all sizes! Wonderful and useful information for trans people in California, from my friends at SoCal ACLU and the State of California Department of Fair Employment & Housing

Two Steps Back — Rescinding Transgender Health Protections in Risky Times

A timely and detailed report from the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine which rightly points out, ” In Donald Trump’s United States, transgender people apparently do not have the same right as their cisgender counterparts to receive medically appropriate, patient-centered care — or, indeed, any health care at all.”  Read Full Article

Her death sparked Transgender Day of Remembrance. 22 years later, still no answers

If you want to better understand the history of the transgender community and the violence that many face every day of their life – especially my brothers and sisters of color – than take a few minutes to read this piece on Rita Hester. Unfortunately, it’s looking like we are going to have many new names to read at TDOR later this year…read more

Fatal violence against transgender and gender nonconforming people is spiking

Thank you for finding the words that elude me in my anger Charlotte Clymer:

“There are systemic barriers in place that enable this epidemic of violence against trans people, particularly, black trans women. It’s discrimination in employment, discrimination in housing, discrimination in credit. If you cannot create a livelihood, if you can’t get hired, if you can’t find suitable housing, you’re at greater risk of violence,” Charlotte Clymer, an LGBTQ+ activist, said.

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