Trans Justice Voter Guide (Seattle 2017)

Non-Binary WA Birth Certificates

Back in August, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) filed a statement of inquiry to add an option for “non-binary” on Washington birth certificates. Washington DOH has released their first draft of a rule and we have a Tuesday 9/26 deadline for comments! We have drafted a template letter you can copy and paste into an […]

Local transgender community responds to shocking discrimination survey

Newly released Washington-specific data from the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey (USTS)i shows that 37 percent of transgender Washingtonians have experienced homelessness in their lifetimes and 28 percent live in poverty. The USTS, a nationwide survey of nearly 28,000 respondents, had 1,667 respondents living in Washington State. According to the recently released report, trans Washingtonians face […]