Pink, White, and Blue: The Most Recent Transgender Fight

The LGBT community has made great strides in the past few years with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, as well as the growing visibility and awareness of LGBT issues.  However, the community does still face discrimination and ignorance, and the latest example of this is the reckless fervor with which the Trump administration is attempting to roll back rights.  The Department of Health and Human Services is currently trying to establish an “explicit and uniform” definition of gender.  According to a memo obtained by the New York Times that…

If It Ends Like This: Prioritization in the LGBTQ Rights Movement

The LGBTQ rights movement may have made a strategic error. An understanding of the goals pursued so far is crucial to comprehend why. One should not diminish what has been accomplished by most recent generations—indeed the momentum is impressive, and the timetable incredibly small. Still,he meaning of these fresh victories is enormous, and perhaps we do not yet have the hindsight to fully appreciate how these events ripple, evolve and take shape later. It is difficult to quickly summarize all that has happened in the past half-decade. Memorializing Matthew Shepherd…