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FAA Lifts Barriers on Transgender Pilots

Under the new guidelines, trans pilots must still receive medical certification, like other pilots, but will only be required to submit current clinical records with an evaluation from a psychiatrist or psychologist and reports on any surgery.

New analysis shows startling levels of discrimination against Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander transgender people

Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander (API) transgender and gender non-conforming people face high levels of discrimination according to an analysis released today, Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey. This analysis by the National…

California governor signs two bills to advance transgender equality

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two important transgender rights measures into law. The Gender Non-Discrimination Act clarifies existing California law by listing “gender identity or expression” alongside other protected characteristics throughout the various discrimination statutes. Previously, these protections were in the definition of “gender” and employers, landlords and others who are covered by these…

Analysis Shows Startling Levels of Discrimination Against Black Transgender People

Black transgender and gender nonconforming people face some of the highest levels of discrimination of all transgender people, according to a new analysis released today, Injustice at Every Turn: A Look at Black Respondents in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey. The National LGBTQ Task Force released the report with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)…