by Jonathan Zimmerman
Many of the same arguments Trump used last week also came up in 1948. Thankfully for history, Truman didn't listen.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
Albert Cashier served in the army as a man, lived his life as man and was buried at 71 with full military honors in 1915, as a man. But beneath the uniform in which he fought and was buried, he was biologically a woman.
by Katherine Turk
The answer is probably not, alas. Why? Employers have weathered the civil rights revolution by accepting a definition of equality that does not require them to do much beyond treat workers interchangeably.
SOURCE: The Chicago Tribune
by Margaret Storey
Under Jim Crow, if there was no bathroom for you, you either did not go, or faced the choice between personal humiliation or arrest.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
They date back over 100 years.
Decades before Caitlyn Jenner, Phyllis Frye was grappling with bias, scorn and personal pain, and helping the transgender movement take shape.
by William Klaber
But this author’s verdict is that she wasn’t transgender.
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