By Ash Marie Havlin (They, Them, Theirs), Portland, Maine In recent weeks, the lives of transgender people have been put on the stage of national debate. The Trump administration has been pushing forward several initiatives to take protections away from gender variant people, ultimately with the intention of legislating our identities out of existence. These attempted measures are more than simply offensive, but have real … Continue reading Letter: Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Here are 3 things cisgender allies can do to help trans community.
Maine’s Governor Paul LePage has signed onto a Supreme Court case challenging a lower court’s decision against a Michigan funeral home that fired a transgender worker. At issue in the case is whether Title VII protections, which prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, extends to transgender workers. LePage cuts corners to join case. Governor LePage has signed onto the amicus brief in support of the … Continue reading LePage wants SCOTUS to allow discrimination against LGBTQ workers