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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pledges to revive bill banning gender-affirming care for transgender kids

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pledges to revive bill banning gender-affirming care for transgender kids

Apparently, Gov. Greg Abbott isn’t done trying to ramrod culture war issues through during the special session he called of the Texas Legislature. Texas’ Republican governor told a radio interviewer Monday that he’ll soon try to stop transgender minors from obtaining transition-related medical services, the Texas Tribune reports. Such a move would revive a push

Another Trans Woman Found Dead in Dallas

The body of a transgender woman was found floating in White Rock Lake in Dallas on June 1 marking the fourth case of violence against trans women in the city in the last eight months. All four victims are African American. The latest casualty is 26-year-old Chynal Lindsey, a resident of Arlington. At a press

Local Gender Affirmation Project Will Assist with Updating of ID’s

A partnership of three organizations will begin offering gender marker and name change clinics that will help gender nonconforming individuals update their government ID cards, driver’s licenses and other documents to align with how they identify. The program, dubbed the Gender Affirmation Project, is being organized by Pride Center San Antonio in conjunction with the

Republican State Rep. Files Bill Legalizing Discrimination Against Trans People and Married LGBT Couples

State Representative Bill Zedler (R-Arlington) has filed a bill, dubbed the “Free to Believe Act,” that would legalize discrimination against transgender people and married LGBT couples. In an email to its supporters, Equality Texas warns the bill, HB 1035, “would legally protect discrimination in healthcare, in social services, in the workplace, in access to housing,

Transgender Awareness Forum Scheduled in Advance of Premier of Opera ‘As One’

Since its New York premiere in 2014, Laura Kaminsky’s chamber opera As One has earned significant buzz while challenging the often-overstuffed confines of opera itself. Counted by Opera America as “the most produced new opera in North America” and dubbed by the Los Angeles Times as “the every(wo)man transgender opera,” it employs a minimalist cast

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