One Woman’s Journey from Daddy to Maddy
Jennifer Finney Boylan is a transgender woman, parent, spouse and author of ten books. She recently told her family story in the New York Times’s
Transgender Families at the White House
While Easter might have come and gone, people are still talking about the White House Easter Egg Roll. In this guest post Justin Tanis, Community
Transgender Equality Lobby Day
Last Tuesday, April 7, the entire Boston staff of Family Equality Council lobbied at the Massachusetts Statehouse in support of House No. 1728, a bill
48 Hours Left to Participate in Largest Ever Study of Transgender Discrimination
The following is a message from our friends at the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE): NCTE in collaboration with the National Gay and Lesbian
Best Interests of Children Prevail in Alaska
Anti-LGBT measures passed in four states last November, including Prop 8 in California. These measures, juxtaposed with the election of Barack Obama, gave the impression
Ending Gender Identity/Expression Discrimination in Massachusetts…Soon!
Great news coming out of Massachusetts this week. Reps. Sciortino and Rushing and Sen. Downing re-introduced “An Act Relative to Gender-Based Discrimination and Hate Crimes,”
Finding Freedom from Fear
For our weekly Family Popcorn & Movie Night last night we watched a cute little movie called Finding Rin Tin Tin. It’s a children’s version
Tired of Being Attacked by the Right?
It’s not always good for morale, but it is good for resolve. Each and every day I receive about 4-5 emails from right wing organizations
Help End Gender-Based Discrimination in MA
In 2009 Bay Staters have an opportunity to ensure equality for all people in Massachusetts. To date, Massachusetts still lacks protections against gender identity/expression discrimination.
Presidents, Parents, Pioneers, Oh MY!
Any way you slice it, 2008 was a BIG year–historic elections, historic crises, gains for equality and setbacks, as well. Through it all we were
Correction: MTPC lead sponsor of MA transgender nondiscrimination bill
Last week Jennifer Chrisler, Executive Director of Family Equality Council, published an op-ed on Huffington Post. Her piece addressed “Stonewall 2.0,” or the idea that
International Transgender Day of Remembrance
Today is the 10th annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance, commemorating the lives of transgender people lost to anti-transgender violence over the past year. Advocates