The Transgender Violence Tracking Portal is an attempt to collect data on anti-trans* violence in order to protect the transgender community in real time and help us be better-informed advocates for change.
Source: Independent Record: "The amendment to section 1-8-4 read: “However in any place of public accommodation where users ordinarily appear in the nude, users may be required to use the facilities designated for their anatomical sex regardless of their gender identity. Such requirements shall not constitute discrimination for purposes of this section 1-8-4.”
"The amendment, Thweatt explained saying he was ambivalent about its merits, would allow the owner of a business to remove a person who, for example, was born male but is now a transgender person who had exposed genitalia in a sauna."
"The explanation was in reference to reports of this happening at Evergreen State College, in Olympia, Wash. The college has disputed specifics of the incident. In a similar case, a parent of a swim club member complained of indecent exposure but local prosecutors there declined to charge the person."
I find it outrageous that Council Member Thweat would site ONE instance of hearsay to validate to discriminating against transgender people.
Support our equality by signing the Helena Human Rights Petition
Interview with Emma Roebuck
*Monika: Today it is my pleasure and honour to interview Emma Roebuck, a
transgender activist from the UK, Chief Officer Gay Advice
18 hours ago
Published since 2007 planetransgender has endeavored to be inclusive of all under the trans umbrella worldwide. We have been involved with breaking many language barriers and helping to connect our world, our planet transgender.