A man has been charged in the death of Zoe Spears, a year-old transgender woman fatally shot last month in Prince George's County. He was charged with first-degree murder and is being held without bond. Police were able to track down the suspected killer in part because his rental car had a distinctive color of silver paint, Maj.
We welcome cross-dressers, bi-gender, gender-fluid, intersex, and transsexuals as well as their partners and community allies. We seek to support and strengthen our community through social and educational events with an eye toward networking and personal growth while having fun in safe, secure, friendly venues. So, if you are drawn to express your feminine side or support those who do and wish to gather with and meet others with compatible interests, we invite you to read further.
We provide a safe space to discuss issues of interest — including identity, coming out, transition — to support one another in gender exploration, and to build connections with one another. Meetings topics and activities will largely be determined by group interest. Free, just show up.
This article addresses the history of transgender people in the United States from prior to western contact until the present. European transgender people have been present in the land now known as the United States at least since the early s. Before Western contact, some Native American tribes had third gender people whose social roles varied from tribe to tribe.
We sincerely hope that none of our attendees are affected by Hurricane Dorian. Stay safe and we hope to see you in DC! In order to facilitate a meaningful scientific program that will attract a national audience and positively impact the health of transgender people, we have to present a conference that meets the standards of other such professional conferences including our choice of meeting venue and hotel accommodations.
The page lawsuitfiled in the US District Court in Santa Clara County, California, argues the rule sends a message to health care providers around the country that they should limit or stop providing abortion care and sex reassignment or risk losing vital government funding. This, the advocates behind the suit argue, will make abortion and transgender services even less available in rural areas where state laws make it increasingly difficult to access that care. The rule also gives them a clear avenue to report this discrimination.
Some courts have ruled that Title VII also bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The Supreme Court recently announced it will take up this question in three cases. In addition, many states and cities have laws that ban this kind of discrimination.
In the years since, NCTE has had numerous political victories. Congress and yielded the first-ever Congressional hearing on transgender rights issues. Under the Obama administrationNCTE successfully lobbied for at least federal policy changes on issues including health care access and non-discrimination in health services; federal employment protections; homeless and emergency shelter access; non-discrimination in federally-subsidized housing; and open military service for transgender service members.
On Thursday, the National Center for Transgender Equality released the largest survey of transgender people ever conducted, a deep dive that examines issues far beyond the bathroom debates that have dominated political fights over transgender rights in recent years. The U. Transgender Survey found that transgender people are twice as likely to be living in poverty compared to the general population and three times more likely to be unemployed.