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Gender Politics

American Psychological Association affirms gender identity

American Psychological Association affirms gender identity

The Human Rights Campaign responded to a resolution adopted by the American Psychological Association that opposes efforts to reject or attempt to change a person’s true gender identity, citing research that conveys those actions as harmful. “The Resolution on Gender Identity Change Efforts” aligns with the APA’s position against similar efforts to change a person’s sexual orientation.

National Center for Transgender Equality to share 2021 policy resolutions

National Center for Transgender Equality to share 2021 policy resolutions
Let's shake the table! With incoming administrations (federal and state) committed to transgender rights and protections, we are proud to roll out our newest policy agenda for the upcoming session.

For the past four years transgender people across the country have fought against the many rollbacks and attacks spearheaded by the federal administration and state and local governments.

Diversionary Theatre hosts trans panel discussion

 San Diego’s Diversionary Theatre recently hosted a discussion on trans and gender nonconforming portrayal in theatre today. The event was sponsored by Transfamily Support Services, the Human Rights Campaign, the Metropolitan Community Church of San Diego, the North County LGBT Resource Center, and Neutral Corner.

Stop killing us

Black trans artist Mila Jam opened up the event by singing the national anthem, while an honor guard comprised only of trans service members and veterans presented the colors. In front of the stage, transgender community members sat facing the audience holding signs with the names, faces, and ages of each of the trans people that had been murdered this year.

Trans Pride coming to Balboa Park

Trans Pride is on Friday, July 12 from noon to 5 pm.

San Diego Pride is next week, and on July 12 at Balboa Park, Trans Pride will be having their annual event celebrating transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all walks of life!