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In State of the Union Response, Rep. Joe Kennedy III Expresses Strong Support for Transgender AmericansBy Adam Polaski • January 30, 2018, 11:02 pm "As if the parent who lies awake terrified that their transgender son will be beaten and bullied at school is any more or less legitimate..."
Transgender Soldiers to Attend Tonight’s State of the Union as Special GuestsBy Shane Stahl • January 30, 2018, 10:08 am Two transgender soldiers, Patricia King and Lynda Bengtsson-Davis, will attend the State of the Union speech on January 30 as guests of legislators Joe Kennedy III and Jared Huffman.
This Week in Non-Discrimination: A Settlement, a Launch, and Victories in LegislaturesBy Shane Stahl • January 12, 2018, 5:46 pm In this week’s news roundup, advances in state legislatures continue to provide momentum for non-discrimination laws across the country.
Opinion Round-Up: Publications Across the Country Publish Editorials for Non-DiscriminationBy Shane Stahl • January 9, 2018, 5:41 pm As we enter the second week of 2018, several editorials – including pieces by the editorial boards of two key New England papers – have already declared their support of non-discrimination laws in several states.
End-of-Year Spotlight: 10 Heroes Who Advocated for Equal Treatment for LGBTQ Americans in 2017By Shane Stahl • December 27, 2017, 5:36 pm From elected officials sticking their necks out on behalf of their constituents to parents who will do anything to protect their children to LGBTQ people themselves, there are so many heroes in the movement for LGBTQ nondiscrimination.
As We Celebrate 2017 Electoral Victories, We Look Ahead to Work to Protect Transgender People in 2018By Kasey Suffredini • November 14, 2017, 12:59 pm It's taken a few days for the full reality of how great last Tuesday was for transgender candidates – but now, one week out, it’s amazing to reflect on what happened
One Year After Military Ban Announcement, Transgender Veterans Explain the Importance of Protecting All Americans from DiscriminationNovember 9, 2017, 6:48 pm
One year out from President Trump's announcement of a planned ban on transgender military service, Freedom For All Americans highlights the stories of transgender vets from across the United States who have served their country at the utmost level, and believe that all people who have the desire to enlist should be able to do so without fear of hiding who they are.