Month: August 2017

Trump signs memo banning transgender individuals from U.S. military service (USA) @LambdaLegal @OutServeSLDN


On Friday, August 25 U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum directing “the military not to move forward with an…

This Week in Transgenderism #15 | Kat Blaque & Roxane Gay tweet about slapping lesbians

By Kat Blaque is Matthew Wilkins.

Smith v. Board of Education of Frederick County, MD


Mary Smith (a pseudonym), a 15-year old student at Frederick County Public Schools, and her mother (identified in the suit…

Roxane Gay @rgay (Internet)


Roxane Gay is a bisexual woman who spends her time on Twitter contributing to anti-lesbian conversations.  In response to a Tweet…

G.G. v. Gloucester County Sch. Bd. (USA)


The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed an amended complaint on behalf of Gavin Grimm, a female teen who identifies…

Juliet Evancho; Elissa Ridenour; and A.S. v. Pine-Richland School District (USA)


Pine-Richland School District, a Pennsylvania school district, agreed to pay a $135,000 settlement in a lawsuit over the school district’s…

@NCLRights and @GladLaw file suit against Trump on behalf of transgender military service members (USA)


On August 9, 2017 the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed a lawsuit…

Nicole Shah Brar v. Heritage Oak Private Education (USA)


Nicole Shah Brar, a seven-year-old boy who identifies as a girl, along with his parents, has filed a complaint Heritage…

CA Bill 179 (USA)


In May 2017, California senators approved Bill 179, the Gender Recognition Act.  The bill removes the requirement that a person…