Masterpiece Cakeshop Guy Is Back in Court After Refusing Service to a Trans Customer 

Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips—the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple and took his case all the way to the Supreme Court—has filed yet another lawsuit claiming religious discrimination, this time in response to a ruling that he discriminated against a transgender woman when he…

School Closes After Parents Obscenely Threaten Transgender 12-Year-Old Via Facebook

An Oklahoma middle school closed this week after parents used a private Facebook group to threaten a 12-year-old girl who is transgender. Parents referred to the student as “it,” “he,” and a “maggot,” according to Newsweek. They also made threats of physical violence, including castration with a knife.

CVS Pharmacist Allegedly Humiliated, Denied a Woman Her Hormone Therapy Medication  

Arizona woman Hilde Hall has testified to a nightmare experience at a CVS pharmacy where she had gone in April to fill her first prescription to begin her hormone therapy treatment. Hall’s story comes just one month after an Arizona Walgreens pharmacist legally denied abortion medication to a woman who’d found out…

The Trump Administration Will Have Inmates Sorted by 'Biological Sex' Thanks to Naturally Born Assholes

On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons released a freshly hacked-up Transgender Offender Manual, an Obama-era document which stipulated that prisoners would be recommended for housing based on gender identity. “Biological sex” is now listed as the primary consideration in sorting prisoners to male or female facilities.…

How Transphobic Anti-LGBTQ Groups Hijacked a Small Town's Fight for Equality

When I met Jocelyn, a Parkersburg, West Virginia woman in her early 20s, she was coming off her fourth job interview at the third fast food restaurant in two weeks. She’d made it to the second round with the manager, who’d just told her he wanted to know “how it looked on paper.” On paper, she looked great; her resume…

Transgender Soldier Patricia King Will Be a Guest at the State of the Union Address

In July of 2017, Donald Trump announced out of nowhere that transgender soldiers would no longer be allowed to serve in the military, citing “medical costs and disruption.” It looks like he may lose the fight to see his bigoted policy through. On Tuesday night, one of the people he’d like to stop from serving the…