In the Headlines: Transgender Rights: Striving for Equality, 1st Edition

  • Published By: New York Times Educational Pub
  • ISBN-10: 1642820628
  • ISBN-13: 9781642820621
  • DDC: 323.327097
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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In recent years, the public's awareness and understanding of the transgender community has grown drastically, from near total ignorance to a nuanced and complex approach to trans individuals and their rights. This collection of articles features reporting, opinion pieces, and first-person accounts that capture the evolving conversation about issues related to the trans community. With coverage of the Texas and North Carolina bathroom bills, <\Q> the debate over the inclusion of trans people in the military, and tales of various struggles and successes in the courts, this book highlights the obstacles this growing movement faces as well as its successes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Struggles in the Transgender Community.
1: The Quest for Transgender Equality.
2: Estimate of U.S. Transgender Population Doubles to 1.4 Million Adults.
3: Boy Scouts, Reversing Century-Old Stance, Will Allow Transgender Boys.
4: She? Ze? They? What's in a Gender Pronoun.
5: Milestones in the American Transgender Movement.
6: The Struggle for Fairness for Transgender Workers.
7: Medicaid Work Requirements are Yet Another Burden for Trans Workers.
8: How Should High Schools Define Sexes for Transgender Athletes?.
9: These Transgender Children Say They're Thriving. They Want to Help Others Do the Same..
10: Who Gets to Play the Transgender Part?.
11: Beyond Caitlyn Jenner Lies a Long Struggle by Transgender People.
12: Seventeen Transgender Killings Contrast with Growing Visibility.
13: Activists Say Police Abuse of Transgender People Persists Despite Reforms.
14: Poor, Transgender and Dressed for Arrest.
15: Violence against Transgender People is on the Rise, Advocates Say.
Transgender Access Laws in Schools.
16: As Transgender Students Make Gains, Schools Hesitate at Bathrooms.
17: Transgender Students and ‘Bathroom Laws’ in South Dakota and Beyond.
18: South Dakota Bill on Transgender Students’ Bathroom Access Draws Ire.
19: U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms.
20: Transgender Directives for Schools Draw Reaction from Across the Country.
21: Solace and Fury as Schools React to Transgender Policy.
22: Transgender Bathroom Debate Turns Personal at a Vermont High School.
23: How the Push to Advance Bathroom Rights for Transgender Americans Reached the White House.
24: How High School Students See the Transgender Bathroom Issue.
25: A Transgender Student Won Her Battle. Now It's War..
Gavin Grimm.
26: For Transgender Americans, Legal Battles Over Restrooms.
27: Supreme Court to Rule in Transgender Access Case.
28: Trump Will Lose the Fight Over Bathrooms for Transgender Students.
29: Supreme Court Won't Hear Major Case on Transgender Rights.
30: Gavin Grimm: The Fight for Transgender Rights is Bigger Than Me.
Bathroom Laws in North Carolina and Texas.
31: North Carolina Bans Local Anti-Discrimination Policies.
32: Transgender Law Makes North Carolina Pioneer in Bigotry.
33: U.S. Warns North Carolina That Transgender Bill Violates Civil Rights Laws.
34: N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game from North Carolina.
35: Texas Bathroom Bill Has Emotions, and Stakes, Running High.
36: Texas Transgender Bathroom Bill Falters Amid Mounting Opposition.
37: The Foolish Transgender Debate in Texas.
Transgender in the Military.
38: The Courage of Transgender Soldiers.
39: Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Serve Openly in Military.
40: Transgender Troops Protected at Last.
41: Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military.
42: For Transgender Service Members, a Mix of Sadness, Anger and Fear.
43: Trump's Contempt for Transgender Heroes.
44: Chelsea Manning: President Trump, Trans People in the Military are Here to Stay.
45: I am a Transgender Female Captain in the U.S. Army.
46: Trump Cites Familiar Argument in Ban on Transgender Troops.
47: 5 Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military Ban.
48: Judge Blocks Trump's Ban on Transgender Troops in Military.
Media Literacy Terms.
Media Literacy Questions.
About The New York Times Company.