Displaying items by tag: transgender people
At first, emojis were not designed to represent people, let alone LGBTQ+ people, but quickly it was decided that among the emojis should be listed human beings.
Normally, we only talk about LGBTQ+ women on LQIOO, but today I’m going to make an exception since “Ellen” Page came out as a trans person and asked to be called Elliot using the pronouns he/they.
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden had expressed a desire to implement a third “X” gender-neutral marker option on IDs to provide recognition for non-binary people.
The Trump Administration has announced that the protections against discrimination that LGBTQ+ people have so far benefited under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be abandoned.
After issuing an order titled “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation” prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ people, and after appointing a trans woman as Assistant to the Minister of Health, President Joe Biden rescinded the ban that prevented trans people from serving in the military.
The U.S. Department of State announced that U.S passports will now offer a third gender marker option.
India is taking an important step for the transgender community by lightening the gender change procedure on official documents.
Malaysia criminalizes same-sex relationships with section 377 of the federal penal code, and things are not about to get any better for LGBTQ people.