Op-Ed: Trans Americans Have Always and Will Always Serve Our Country

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http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/opinion-transgender-americans-have-always-will-always-serve-our-country-n787431 It was after watching the twin towers fall down while in high school that I solidified my plans to join the military. I…

I’m a Trans Woman of Color, and I’ve Never Been More Scared to Live in North Carolina

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/04/im-trans-woman-color-north-carolina-heres-how-hb20-affects-me/ Lara Americo has lived in North Carolina most of her life. The 32-year-old activist, artist, and musician was in Charlotte last…

Bullied by the Government: North Carolina Sued After Enacting Sweeping Anti-Transgender Law

https://www.democracynow.org/2016/3/29/bullied_by_the_government_north_carolina https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anIbDV2xoAo In North Carolina, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging a sweeping new law banning…

Trans Bathroom Debate: 11 States Sue US Government

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXEKN1NqYnQ

OP-ED - Why I’m Fighting North Carolina’s HB2 With Music and Megaphones

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lara-americo/why-im-fighting-north-car_b_9880024.html On a late Monday afternoon in Raleigh, North Carolina, most people are driving home from work, thinking about what they’re going to watch on Hulu or Netflix…

Rallying against North Carolina's transgender bathroom law

A transgender woman gathers likeminded North Carolinians in Charlotte to protest the state's controversial new law that restricts transgender people from using the bathroom that corresponds with their chosen gender.  

What It's Like to Use a Public Bathroom While Trans

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/what-its-like-to-use-a-public-bathroom-while-trans-20160331   For most people, going to a public restroom is no big deal. Aside from long lines at the women's restroom or a dirty stall in…

Lawmakers in North Carolina Just Passed a MONSTROUS Anti-LGBTQ Bill

http://www.teenvogue.com/story/north-carolina-anti-lgbt-bill-bathrooms On Wednesday, North Carolina lawmakers passed a horrifying bill that prevents transgender people from using bathrooms and locker rooms that reflect their identity. Instead,…