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Transgender Rights news and analysis from The Nation
May 5, 2017
Religious Right Leaders Blast Trump’s Order as a Betrayal
But a vague provision could authorize Attorney General Jeff Sessions to issue guidelines to federal agencies allowing them to discriminate.
May 5, 2017
The Equality Act Is Essential in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights
Less than half of all states explicitly protect people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
May 3, 2017
The Fight Over Sexual Freedom
Geoffrey Stone’s book is a powerful reminder that the history of sexual equality is one of backlash as well as progress.
March 30, 2017
The So-Called ‘Repeal’ of North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Is a Terrible Deal for Civil Rights
The new policy doesn’t grant anything close to fair and equal treatment under the law for transgender people.
March 29, 2017
California Dreaming: Evan Minton, Transgender Political Staffer
An interview with the co-chair of the California state Democratic Party’s LGBT Caucus, who recently transitioned from female to male.
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March 23, 2017
How Much Damage Has North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Done in 1 Year?
The law has upended North Carolina politics, but other states are still looking to copy the law.
March 20, 2017
Creating Technology by the People, for the People
An interview with Thenmozhi Soundararajan.
March 7, 2017
We Are Still Winning the Fight for Trans Rights
The Supreme Court may have declined to hear Gavin Grimm’s case—but history is firmly on his side.
March 1, 2017
How You Can Join the International Women’s Strike on March 8
Strike, march, plug into local campaigns, or find your own way of getting involved.
February 24, 2017
Everything Trump Did in His 5th Week That Actually Matters
Trump continues to lay the groundwork for a dangerous four years.