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  • LGBT
  • The extreme measures in South Dakota are part of an onslaught of anti-LGBT bills being pushed by anti-equality activists around the country in 2016. (hrc.org)
  • Sometime in the late '90s, a few gay rights groups and activists started using a new acronym, LGBT - adding T for transgender/transsexual. (theatlantic.com)
  • Recommendations that are still pending: to abolish legislation discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation, in order to guarantee the same rights to all citizens, including LGBT persons. (mpactglobal.org)
  • During the adoption of the final report, HRW delivered a statement (annex III) stressing that the Indian government has not done enough to ensure the protection of women, children, LGBT people and the disabled. (mpactglobal.org)
  • But the LGBT community in Japan are still demanding marriage equality as Japan does not recognize same-sex marriage. (lesbiannews.com)
  • LGBT Equality Act gets major c. (lesbiannews.com)
  • Adult US LGBT population now at 11.3M March 6, 2019 The Williams Institute said that the adult US LGBT population might be around 11.3 million people, or around 4.5 percent of the total US population. (lesbiannews.com)
  • Know the laws in your state that protect LGBT people and people living with HIV. (lambdalegal.org)
  • Today's proposed HHS rule represents nothing less than our own government attacking LGBT people, everyone living with HIV, women and many others in urgent need of health care. (lambdalegal.org)
  • Additionally, the U.S. older adult population includes millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. (issuu.com)
  • Researchers estimate that there are 2.7 million LGBT people over the age of 50, and that number is increasing rapidly as the baby boomers age and more people self-identify as LGBT (MAP: Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults). (issuu.com)
  • It is important to note that while we need to speak of LGBT older adults as a discrete community because many share the same challenges, LGBT people are found within every community and the LGBT older adult population is one of tremendous racial, ethnic, cultural and religious diversity. (issuu.com)
  • For example, one in five (20 percent) of LGBT older adults are people of color (MAP and SAGE: Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults). (issuu.com)
  • LGBT older people who receive a dementia diagnosis face a particularly challenging set of circumstances. (issuu.com)
  • However, LGBT people often have fewer financial resources and other support networks to help them when providing care. (issuu.com)
  • I think there needs to be more training of people in the dementia field … the LGBT community has unique needs … many of us don't have biological families or children … people in my generation are dying of HIV or aging and can't help me … people are isolated and won't always seek services. (issuu.com)
  • First, we present a general overview of the situation faced by LGBT older adults, people living with Alzheimer's or another dementia, and caregivers. (issuu.com)
  • The day ends with a festive Legislative Reception, where we are joined by a number of legislators for LGBT equality and others who have made our issues their priority. (equalityvirginia.org)
  • We hope that you will join us for this unique opportunity to mingle with Virginia's legislators and other supporters of LGBT equality. (equalityvirginia.org)
  • What are the next steps for LGBT equality in VA? (equalityvirginia.org)
  • Join Equality Virginia for an interactive workshop to learn more about how you can increase LGBT visibility in your own hometown 365 days of the year. (equalityvirginia.org)
  • Lambda Legal
  • We are proud to stand with the nation's top corporations and our sister organizations to reaffirm the importance of diversity and inclusion across all industries and demand dignity and equality for transgender people," said Richard Burns, Interim CEO, Lambda Legal. (thebody.com)
  • Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN today asked a federal district court to permanently block enforcement of the Trump Administration's plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. (lambdalegal.org)
  • Today, Lambda Legal filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for any and all documents and communications from the Trump-Pence administration regarding their prohibition of the words "vulnerable," "entitlement," "diversity," "transgender," "fetus," "evidence-based" and "science-based" in any budget documents from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), other divisions of HHS or any government agency. (lambdalegal.org)
  • Lambda Legal opposes Rep. Hartzler's anti-transgender amendment to the NDAA. (lambdalegal.org)
  • Lambda Legal has filed a federal lawsuit against St. Joseph's Healthcare in NJ after the hospital refused to allow a transgender man's surgeon to perform a routine hysterectomy. (lambdalegal.org)
  • The National Center for Transgender Equality, along with the Task Force and Lambda Legal has released a guide on making evacuation shelters safe and welcoming for transgender evacuees. (radicalreference.info)
  • The ACLU, NCLR, and Lambda Legal filed the legal challenge on November 5, after Proposition 8 was approved by just 52 percent of the voters on Election Day. (aclusandiego.org)
  • It is simply wrong-legally and socially-to short-circuit the California Constitution and its equal protection guarantees," said Jennifer C. Pizer, Marriage Project Director for Lambda Legal and co-counsel in the legal challenge to Proposition 8. (aclusandiego.org)
  • LGBTI
  • During the review and adoption of the final report, a joint NGO statement (see annex I) drew attention to Indonesia's rejection of Spain's recommendation, and urged the Indonesian Government to protect the freedom of association and assembly for LGBTI persons. (mpactglobal.org)
  • In its opening statement to the final review, the delegation acknowledged that rights of LGBTI people in Finland are not always fulfilled, and emphasized that this is a continuous object of concern. (mpactglobal.org)
  • We welcome this event as an important first step towards a comprehensive EU strategy on LGBTI equality. (tgeu.org)
  • LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Transgender people in Malta will no longer need to have surgery, sterilization and a diagnosis of mental illness to legally change gender under a law passed on Wednesday, which rights groups hailed as a new benchmark for LGBTI rights in Europe. (urnotalone.com)
  • It (the bill) provides an inspirational benchmark for other European countries that need to improve their own LGBTI equality standards," Paulo Côrte-Real, co-chair of ILGA-Europe, said in a statement as the law was passed. (urnotalone.com)
  • activists
  • It seems that many transgender activists are aware of this gender-essentialist divide to varying degrees, but they are in denial about the likelihood that shaming LG activists will successfully change that reality. (theatlantic.com)
  • A very small minority of trans rights activists are trying to intimidate people or shut down debate, but we have seen over recent weeks that these discussions are occurring regardless and I will continue to contribute opinions based on my research on international human rights law where and when appropriate to do so. (legalcheek.com)
  • LGBTQ
  • The overwhelming response to this latest attack on equality sends a powerful message of solidarity to the LGBTQ community. (thebody.com)
  • These businesses are speaking out at a crucially important moment as the LGBTQ community faces relentless attacks on equality. (athleteally.org)
  • LGBTQ people deserve to be welcomed and included in all aspects of society, from the schools they attend to the bathrooms and locker rooms they use, the sports teams they play on, and the workplaces they dedicate their expertise and skills to. (athleteally.org)
  • The many contributions LGBTQ people make to our society should be celebrated, and never diminished or restricted in any way. (athleteally.org)
  • As to whether LGBTQ people should be protected under fair housing and other civil rights laws, Carson said: "If you want to do something different about the definition of gender, that is a congressional duty. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Japanese LGBTQ couples sue gov't on marriage equality February 14, 2019 A group of Japanese LGBTQ couples are taking their government to court to recognize same-sex marriage in Japan this Valentine's Day. (lesbiannews.com)
  • The harm to LGBTQ people from being erased is not just about numbers (although those are certainly important). (lambdalegal.org)
  • discriminatory
  • Today, HRC blasted a vote by the South Dakota House of Representatives in favor of yet another piece of discriminatory legislation attacking transgender youth in the Mount Rushmore State. (hrc.org)
  • First, many gay and transgender people live with a high level of stress that comes from social prejudice and discriminatory laws in areas of daily life such as employment, relationship recognition, and health care. (americanprogress.org)
  • This stress is triggered by general social prejudice against being gay or transgender, as well as discriminatory laws and policies. (americanprogress.org)
  • This week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a DOJ complaint filed against North Carolina for its discriminatory bathroom policies against transgender individuals. (bisnow.com)
  • She called back to discriminatory responses in the past, such as the Jim Crow laws following the Emancipation Proclamation (not so long ago, many states "had signs above restrooms , water fountains and on public accommodations keeping people out based upon a distinction without a difference"), and encouraged, "Let us write a different story this time. (bisnow.com)
  • While gender transition can mitigate these challenges, the health and well-being of transgender people can be harmed by stigmatizing and discriminatory treatment. (cornell.edu)
  • outcomes
  • 2. Among the positive outcomes of gender transition and related medical treatments for transgender individuals are improved quality of life, greater relationship satisfaction, higher self-esteem and confidence, and reductions in anxiety, depression, suicidality, and substance use. (cornell.edu)
  • 8. Transgender outcomes research is still evolving and has been limited by the historical stigma against conducting research in this field. (cornell.edu)
  • Methods: Facial Feminization Surgery outcomes evaluation survey and the SF-36v2 quality of life survey were administered to male-to-female transgender individuals via the Internet and on paper. (cornell.edu)
  • We have developed equality outcomes and associated actions based on views and experiences that local people have shared with us. (dumgal.gov.uk)
  • Chamber
  • Last night, by a vote of 46 to 10, the chamber passed HB 1107 - legislation that would explicitly authorize recipients of taxpayer funds or other state recognition to discriminate against same-sex couples, transgender people, and single mothers. (hrc.org)
  • cisgender
  • Dr. Krystal Redman, executive director of southeastern nonprofit SPARK: Reproductive Justice Now , pointed to the fact that, historically, legislation in the U.S. has been created by cisgender white people. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • marriage
  • The possibility of a spouse losing control over his or her partner's remains is a real problem, especially in states where marriage equality hasn't yet been achieved. (vice.com)
  • Because their marriage wasn't legal on paper in the state of Florida, his family was able to take control of his body. (vice.com)
  • Those pushing for the redefinition of "marriage" have known this all along - genderless marriage will make way for the onslaught of the transgender movement - or revolution. (newsweekly.com.au)
  • person's
  • Inserted was the definition of "gender identity", which means the gender-related identity, appearance or mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics of a person (whether by way of medical intervention or not), with or without regard to the person's designated sex at birth. (newsweekly.com.au)
  • This workshop will take the usual employment readiness advice presented to a person about to hit the job market and look at it critically through the lens of a transgender person's experience. (equalityvirginia.org)
  • It entitles them to a new Birth Certificate with their new name and title if their original one was issued in the UK, so for most legal purposes they will henceforth be that gender, and officials who have access to records of the person's original gender are prohibited from revealing it except in special cases. (qalliance.org.uk)
  • v). Other terms are more specific about the person's gender identity: for example Agender means that the person does not identify as a specific gender (viv). (qalliance.org.uk)
  • Trump-Pence
  • These major businesses are speaking out in one united voice to make clear they stand with the transgender community against the alarming effort by the Trump-Pence administration to gut enforcement of existing civil rights protections. (thebody.com)
  • TLDEF
  • In a recent case posted on their website, TLDEF represented a woman named Nancy, whose husband Michael was a transgender man. (vice.com)
  • Congress
  • That's why we're proud to stand in support of the transgender and entire LGBT+ communities, and it's why we will continue advocating for Congress to pass the Equality Act and ensure transgender individuals are treated equally under the law. (thebody.com)
  • American Airlines is a corporate leader in the resurgent effort to remind Congress of the will of the American people by writing a letter in support of a fully inclusive ENDA. (blogspot.com)
  • diversity
  • We routinely monitor equality and diversity information, for example as part of forms and surveys. (dumgal.gov.uk)
  • While transgender workplace diversity issues are not inherently tied to any political ideology, it is clear that Barack Obama is supportive of transgender workplace rights and that John McCain is not supportive of transgender workplace rights. (blogspot.com)
  • individuals
  • Minority stress -the negative effects associated with the adverse social conditions experienced by individuals of a marginalized social group-is something gay and transgender people have to deal with every day. (americanprogress.org)
  • This number includes an estimated 5.3 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65. (issuu.com)
  • Transgender describes individuals whose natal sex, gender identity and gender expression are incongruent. (scielo.org.za)
  • This search found a robust international consensus in the peer-reviewed literature that gender transition, including medical treatments such as hormone therapy and surgeries, improves the overall well-being of transgender individuals. (cornell.edu)
  • 1. The scholarly literature makes clear that gender transition is effective in treating gender dysphoria and can significantly improve the well-being of transgender individuals. (cornell.edu)
  • Objectives: To determine the self-reported quality of life of male-to-female (MTF) transgendered individuals and how this quality of life is influenced by facial feminization and gender reassignment surgery. (cornell.edu)
  • undergo
  • Even though Gutiérrez chose to have a medication abortion ("I didn't want a bunch of people in my crotch"), they were still forced to undergo two trans-vaginal ultrasounds before obtaining the abortion pill. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • The majority of countries in Europe require transgender people to undergo a series of medical procedures, be diagnosed with a mental disorder and get divorced if married in order to have their desired gender legally recognized by the government. (urnotalone.com)
  • 2019
  • Older transgender adults have better quality of life… March 13, 2019 A study has determined that older transgender adults attain a better quality of life after receiving gender-affirming medical treatment. (lesbiannews.com)
  • Join Equality Virginia's Executive Director, James Parrish, to learn about our strategy for the remainder of the 2019 General Assembly session and our plans for the remainder of the year and start of 2020. (equalityvirginia.org)
  • inclusive
  • The focus on these headline issues has been successful on some fronts in recent years, with the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act , a hate crimes law that is inclusive of gay and transgender people. (americanprogress.org)
  • asexual
  • They seek to create an open and honest discussion about asexuality between asexual and sexual people alike. (csun.edu)
  • Asexual people are fully capable of living healthy and normal lives and should not be pathologized. (blogspot.com)
  • Asexual people and Allies please spread the word about the petition. (blogspot.com)
  • fighting back
  • We applaud these companies for standing with the millions of transgender people fighting back to let the Trump Administration know that they won't be marginalized and forced into the shadows. (thebody.com)
  • work
  • And though feminists continue to fight gender injustices, most people seem to think that outside of a few lingering battles, the work of the women's movement is done. (washingtonpost.com)
  • One in three transgender people have experienced homelessness - including one in eight in the last year alone, putting them at risk of physical and sexual violence and being forced into sex work, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality. (washingtonpost.com)
  • For legal work, indicate areas of work or specialization with years and, if applicable, indicate if they have changed. (canada.ca)
  • This article gives an overview of transgender issues in South Africa, with a particular focus on the work of the Transgender Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. (scielo.org.za)
  • mental disorder
  • There are concerns that the combined stigma of being transgender and having a mental disorder diagnosis creates a doubly burdensome situation for an already vulnerable population, which could in turn compromise their health and human rights. (scielo.org.za)
  • healthcare
  • Today, a federal district court ordered the Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) and its contracted healthcare provider, Corizon LLC, to immediately provide Jessica Hicklin, a 38-year-old transgender woman incarcerated at the Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point, with care that her doctors deem to be medically necessary treatment for her gender dysphoria. (lambdalegal.org)
  • It concludes with some of the current challenges in the field of transgender healthcare and makes recommendations for the way forward. (scielo.org.za)
  • It is important that clinicians (and their diagnostic frameworks) be responsive to the needs, experiences and human rights of this vulnerable population, and facilitate the provision of accessible and high-quality transgender healthcare. (scielo.org.za)
  • hopes
  • He hopes that finally people will begin to discuss a basic fact of life: that a lot of people's bodies are not entirely male or female. (buzzfeed.com)
  • sexism
  • She writes that the appearance of equality -- from 'girl power' to 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' -- is a dangerous distraction from the pervasiveness of sexism. (washingtonpost.com)
  • restrooms
  • Less than two weeks ago, the House also passed HB 1008 - a deplorable attempt to prevent transgender students in public schools from using restrooms and other facilities consistent with their gender identity. (hrc.org)
  • bathrooms
  • Readers go back and forth regarding the best ways to address the contentious politics surrounding bathrooms and other areas of transgender rights and identity. (theatlantic.com)
  • genital
  • ISNA is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female. (csun.edu)
  • treatments
  • The GIC may then offer some treatments and/or refer the person back to their GP with a recommendation for treatment (e.g. in the case of someone who is going to transition, they may recommend that the GP prescribes hormones). (qalliance.org.uk)
  • impact
  • 3. The positive impact of gender transition on transgender well-being has grown considerably in recent years, as both surgical techniques and social support have improved. (cornell.edu)
  • We assess whether the decisions we make are likely to impact on different groups of people across the region. (dumgal.gov.uk)