Tag: Transphobia

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Anti-LGBTQ Group ‘One Million Moms’ Protests Mattress Company’s Inclusive Commercial Featuring Lesbian Couple

The conservative anti-LGBTQ hate organization known as One Million Moms is at it again, this time protesting a TV commercial from the bedding company Avocado Green Mattress, which features a number of couples relaxing on their mattresses, including what the group considers an “offensive” lesbian couple. The Advocate’s Trudy Ring…

LGBTQ rights in Texas

Texas Governor Removes LGBTQ Youth Resources From State Website Following Battle With Conservative Political Rival 

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has already signed some of the most outrageous and offensive anti-inclusion laws in existence over the past year, from approving a ban on discussions of race and racism in schools to restricting medical treatment for transgender children to endorsing a law allowing social workers to…

Spelman College Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

Spelman College, a historically Black women’s institution, is revamping its admissions policy that will now allow transgender women access to education at their institution beginning in 2018. In the wake of mounting hate crimes against transgender women, more specifically ones of color, 2017 has already been hit with 19 deaths…

5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

The following article by Jean-Marie Navetta, the Director of Equality and Diversity Partnerships for PFLAG National, is an educational guide to improve transgender cultural competence in the workplace. Janet Mock 5 Things NOT to Say to Transgender People While research suggests that only two in ten people personally know someone…