WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 – Transgender and gender non-conforming people face rampant discrimination in health care settings, are regularly denied needed care, and experience a range of health risks because they are transgender or gender non-conforming, according to a report of over 6,450 transgender and gender non-conforming people. The National Transgender Discrimination Survey: Report on Health and Health Care was released nationally today by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality.
Boston, MA [08.02.10]: The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) is commenting on the status of their bill (H1728/S1687), The Transgender Civil Rights Bill.
MTPC is extremely disappointed that the Transgender Civil Rights Bill did not make it to the floor for a vote this legislative session. This happened despite a lot of hard and brave work by our community and allies on behalf of the bill.
May 22, 2010, Harvey Milk Day: Activists rally for Transgender Rights on the steps of the Massachusetts State House.
Watch. Be inspired. Join the cause.
Photographers Jesse B. and Marilyn Humphries were on hand to capture our Lobby Day effort. Here are links to their striking photos: