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…

White House's Latest Religious Freedom Protections Could Allow Doctors to Withhold Abortion and Gender Reassignment Procedures 

In a characteristically cruel turn of events, on Thursday, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Department of Health and Human Services that will likely make it easier for doctors, nurses, and other health care workers to withhold their services on religious grounds. Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan,…