Wednesday November 16, the Massachusetts Senate passed the Transgender Rights Bill. The vote, timed appropriately during Transgender Awareness Week, is an important step towards offering the transgender members of our community equal standing under the law and protection from violence and discrimination. This legislative victory isn’t the result of one week of awareness, though—it is the result of years of hard work by organizations like the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition—and the journey towards full legal and social equality for the transgender community is far from finished. While the debate over transgender equality is often framed in sensational and misleading ways,Read More
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