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Trans Teen from Grand Prairie Gets Special Birthday Gift From Friends

Trans Teen from Grand Prairie Gets Special Birthday Gift From Friends

A transgender student at Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Texas received an 18th birthday surprise from fellow students who raised the money he needed to legally change his name. “They’ve been planning it for a month and I’m surprised none of them slipped up or even hinted at it happening,” the young man (identified

Senators Ask Trump to Reconsider Nominating Anti-Trans Texan to Federal Court

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The confirmation of a Texas federal judge nominee who’s said transgender kids are part of “Satan’s plan” has been put on hold by the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee. According to committee chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, a Republican, the committee told the Trump administration that “they ought to reconsider”

Texas Judge Halts Federal Transgender Protections

A federal judge in Texas issued a temporary injunction on December 31 against efforts by the Obama administration intended to ban transgender discrimination by hospitals, the Texas Tribune reports. U.S District Judge Reed O’Connor sided with Texas, along with the religious hospital network Franciscan Alliance and four other Republican-led states, in a lawsuit that claimed

Texas Judge Issues Injunction Against Protections for Trans Students

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. A federal judge in Fort Worth ruled late Sunday that conservative states that oppose allowing trans kids in public schools to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity won’t face punishment for maintaining the status quo. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor issued a nationwide injunction stopping

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