For all the people who gave me a look of shock and surprise when I said I wouldn't feel safe going south of the border anymore - Damn do I wish that all of your "wait and see" and "it won't be so bad" arguments were right.

But they weren't. The hard fought rights of trans people in the united states are systemically being stripped away.

Oh, and if you're thinking "I'm L or G, it won't affect me." They're coming for you too. from the article:

    [...] last month, the Justice Department appeared before a federal appeals court in Manhattan to argue that Title VII does not provide protections to gay and lesbian workers.

posted by coffeesp00ns: 354 days ago