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Mythbuster: Debunking Anti-Transgender Messages

Transgender people are our friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers, deserving of dignity and respect. When it comes to protecting transgender people from discrimination, the truth is more boring than fiction. Here are some common (and incorrect) anti-transgender messages—and just how untrue they are.
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Teamwork, Leadership, Fairness: Why Transgender Youth Athletes Should Have the Same Opportunities as Their Peers

When transgender athletes are excluded from participation on teams that align with their gender identity, the result is often that they are excluded from sports altogether.
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Not a Sprint, but a Marathon: What to Expect in the 2021 Legislative Session

By Shane Stahl • January 7, 2021, 10:59 am It's important we hit the ground running in 2021, continuing to advocate for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections at the federal, state, and local level.
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Ten Years After the Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” We Still Have More to Do

By Shane Stahl • December 17, 2020, 2:07 pm As this important anniversary is commemorated, we need to recommit to making the military truly open and inclusive and allowing transgender people to serve their country openly and honestly.
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Indigenous LGBTQ Americans on their hopes for 2021: Nondiscrimination protections, and an end to anti-transgender violence

By Megan Clayton • November 24, 2020, 8:17 am For Native American Heritage Month, our Indigenous messengers reflect on what progress they hope to see for LGBTQ Americans in the future.
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Hispanic Heritage Month: A Story Collection

By Shane Stahl • October 7, 2020, 12:34 pm

As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close it’s important to lift up the voices of Hispanic and Latinx LGBTQ people, who may face discrimination on multiple levels, including their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Olympian, Champion, Advocate: Kathy Johnson Clarke, OLY on Protecting Transgender Athletes From Discrimination

September 2, 2020, 11:36 am Gymnastics World and Olympic medalist Kathy Johnson Clarke on the benefits of sport, and why transgender athletes should not be denied these opportunities.
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A historic decision just came down from the Supreme Court. Here’s what it means for LGBTQ freedom:

By Megan Clayton • June 16, 2020, 10:20 am This is big. It’s a watershed moment for our community, and for our nation’s continued drive toward freedom. But we still need to finish the job of protecting every LGBTQ American from discrimination.
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Guest post: I’m fighting for my transgender son Aidan. For Mother’s Day, I’m hoping other moms will join me.

By Lola Olateju • May 10, 2020, 10:30 am On Mother's Day and every day, Sheila shares her story to fight for her transgender son Aidan. Will you share your story today?