The government has backed away from broad hate speech legislation. But the law can be a blunt instrument, and comedians are still better off regulating themselves.
A small but vocal lobby – some aided by US conservatives – have drawn battle lines around unisex bathrooms and gender pronouns.
While gender-affirming health care is essential to the well-being of trans people, access to quality services varies significantly by geographic region and social context.
According to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, far-right groups have been trying to stack school boards with candidates harbouring anti-equity ideologies.
Testosterone therapy is often essential for the health and well-being of transmasculine people. The choice to stop it to pursue pregnancy can be a difficult one.
Over the last century, progress for trans people has been met with political and cultural backlash at every step.
The participation of trans athletes in elite sports does not have to be an ‘either-or’ debate. More nuanced reporting of a complex issue is possible.
A new study that breaks down the number of trans teens by state could give policymakers a better idea of how many kids will be affected by anti-trans legislation.
Lawmakers and governing bodies aren’t actively ensuring or promoting equitable access for women and girls. Instead, they’ve chosen to target trans women.
Pauli Murray, the first Black woman to be ordained by the Episcopal Church, was an advocate for women’s rights and racial justice.
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers is one way this community fights for survival.
A wealth of evidence supports the protective mental health effects of gender-affirming care, despite ongoing legislation that asserts otherwise.
Millions of people do not fit neatly into male or female sex designations at birth, and wrong identification can set them up for a lifetime of physical and mental harm.
Trans people have lost access to public spaces and places, which has made it difficult for them to earn their living.
The ongoing debate over transgender rights in rural America frames transness as a nascent movement, ignoring a long undercurrent of transgender history that is all but forgotten.
The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
Stigma and criminalisation of same-sex relationships makes it difficult for transgender women and men who have sex with men to seek preventive services. This compounds their risk for HIV infection.
The Religious Discrimination Bill does nothing to protect LGBTQ+ students and teachers. It will allow more, not less, discrimination by religious schools.