Daily Archives: August 1, 2017


Showing up for Trans Rights

A lot has happened in the last week. However, the most significant thing that happened—at least as far as LGBTQIA+ issues go—was Donald Trump announcing, on Twitter, a ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. Military. There’s a lot that was wrong with this. However, looking on the bright side, a lot of great things happened as a result. Support for trans veterans and servicemembers came from multiple directions, including some very unexpected places. In addition, the trans community was, for the first time, truly present in the media. For once, a conversation about trans rights directly involved actual […]

The White House at night, lit up in rainbow colors.