Transgender Activists Say Possible Rule Change By Trump Administration Is ‘Cruel Attack’
Many say they are hurt that the White House is reported to be considering revising rules to apply a strict definition of sex based on people’s genitals at birth.
San Francisco Chronicle:
‘Denying Our Very Humanity:’ Trump Proposal Wounds Bay Area Transgender Community
Transgender people have fought for decades for the simplest of concessions: for recognition. For the right to be seen as their true selves. To be called by their chosen name, to be addressed by the appropriate pronouns, to see a gender on their driver’s license that matched their identity. Their successes are recent. ... The news last week, that the Trump administration was considering a policy change that wouldn’t just revoke certain rights but dismiss the identities of transgender people, was appalling, say transgender men and women and their supporters. (Allday, 10/30)