Supreme Court Won’t Hear Major Case on Transgender Rights – The New York Times

The Supreme Court vacated an appeals court decision in favor of a transgender boy, Gavin Grimm, and sent the case back for further consideration in light of new guidance from the Trump administration. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Prompted by the Trump administration’s reversal of the federal government’s position on transgender rights, […]

Supreme Court Won’t Decide Transgender Teen’s Challenge To Bathroom Policy : The Two-Way : NPR

  END CLASS=”STORYTITLE” END CLASS=”STORY-TOOLS” END ID=”STORY-META” CLASS=”STORY-META HAS-BYLINE” The case of transgender high school student Gavin Grimm, seen here last year, has been sent back to a lower court by the Supreme Court.   Steve Helber/AP hide caption toggle caption   Steve Helber/AP   The case of transgender high school student Gavin Grimm, seen […]

Anti-Trans Activist Stumped When Asked if Laverne Cox Should Use the Men’s Room

Still: MSNBC It is absurd that there should be any public discourse examining where people void their bladders and bowels in 2017, and yet that backward and childish discussion illustrates exactly where we are as a country. Thanks in no small part to the White House’s reversal of Obama’s 2016 directive ordering schools to grant […]

Coachella Owner Donates to LGBT Hate Groups, Denies Climate Change, Has Koch Connections

Philip Anschutz. Image via AP. This week, the 2017 Coachella line-up was released to a typical flurry of excitement. Along with headliners Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead, the big news was that the popular Indio, California festival was finally able to nab Beyoncé for an official spot—as the first woman headliner in ten years. Coachella is […]

New Yorkers Have a Duty: Be Rude to the Trumps – VICE

Don’t stop your dog from barking at them. Don’t take their money. If you’re making coffee for them, make it wrong. Last week, Donald Trump was elected president by the United States. But he wasn’t elected by New Yorkers. In his hometown, Trump has for years been regarded as a clown—a tabloid regular, a Howard […]