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Exclusive: Trans students and their parents ask Education Department leaders to help them fight anti-LGBTQ+ bills
Families of trans youth spoke with top officials at the Education Department about their hopes and fears as anti-LGBTQ+ state legislation ramps up.
In Tanzania, two history-making officials meet as Kamala Harris highlights women’s leadership
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan is currently the only woman leader who is an official head of government in all of Africa’s 54 countries.
Exclusive: Democrats reintroduce federal Trans Bill of Rights as GOP tries to advance restrictions
The legislation declares that the federal government has a duty to protect trans and nonbinary people as they experience discrimination in their day-to-day lives.
Montana bill aimed at strictly defining sex would exclude transgender people
The effort is part of a growing trend across the country to narrowly define sex, leaving out transgender and non-conforming people from as many areas of the law as possible.
Kamala Harris focuses on women’s economic inclusion and leadership on last day in Ghana
The administration announced public and private U.S. investment in closing the digital divide for women in Africa as the vice president spoke to five Ghanaian women entrepreneurs.
Why mothers are part of the push to restore voting rights for people in prison
Bills to restore voting rights for people who are no longer incarcerated are gaining momentum, and some advocates say extending them to those who are now in prison would empower parents — especially mothers.
How a Senate aide and her guide dog made Capitol Hill more accessible for all
Moira Shea made history on the Senate floor in 1997. Decades later, she remains a voice for disability policy changes.
Wisconsin Supreme Court debate — like much of the race — focuses on abortion
Early voting started Tuesday in the race between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Dan Kelly, which has become the most expensive judicial race in U.S. history.
Nebraska filibuster over trans rights echoes Wendy Davis’ 2013 abortion standoff
State Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh’s legislative blockade reflects how advocates for and against trans rights often rely on the playbook used in fights over abortion access.