The administration said Wednesday that states should decide whether trans students should be allowed to use school bathrooms that match their gender identity, reversing guidelines issued by then President Obama.
The protest at Sea-Tac Saturday could become a common scene in Seattle.
With the Trump administration imminent, trans people are scrambling to get their papers in order.
A new proposed ballot initiative sets off a fresh clash over whether transgender people in Washington should be allowed to use the bathrooms of the gender with which they live.
Gender Justice League in partnership with Q-Law Legal Foundation, Teller and Associates, U.T.O.P.I.A., and King County Bar Association will be holding a name and gender marker change legal clinic on January 15 prior to the presidential inauguration.
Transgender people have made major strides in visibility and won important victories in recent years. Nevertheless, trans people continue to struggle with hate-based violence, economic marginalization, and social exclusion.
Ebo Barton, with that shift in identity, is now more than ever, at peace with the public and private acknowledgement of their inherent gender queer identification. (Barton prefers the gender queer singular pronoun, they/them/their.)
On December 12, after nearly a half year of struggle by Washington CAN and tenants’ rights advocates, the Seattle City Council passed Kshama Sawant’s landmark move-in fees legislation.
While it’s uncertain times for everyone right now due to the impending horror of The Illegitimate Regime of Donald Trump, it’s even more worrisome for community members most at risk.
Michaela Marie Wills and Aria Vandebergh waited in the Cloud Room for their names to be called. Several dozen other people sat in the dimly lit room — warm with the press of bodies or an overzealous heater, it was hard to tell — grabbing drinks at the bar and contributing to the heavy buzz of conversation.