All The Ways the Trump Administration Has Rolled Back Protections For Transgender People

The Trump administration is considering a new proposal to narrowly define “sex,” a shift that could upend the rules and programs for transgender people in America.

The proposal, first reported by The New York Times, is just one of many ways that the administration has sought to roll back Obama-era protections for transgender people, including in schools, at work and in the military.
Here’s a look at some of the main policy proposals the administration has taken toward transgender people and how they differ from the Obama administration.

Here’s Why Trump Thinks It’s Still ‘Acceptable’ To Target Transgender People for Discrimination and Abuse

Back in 2010, I had an emotional conversation with a woman I am proud to call my closest transgender friend.

She’s Lynn Conway, one of the most important pioneers in the history of electrical engineering and computer science, whose distinguished career spans industry and academia. She’s also a pioneer and a leader in transgender advocacy, having started her gender transition in the 1960s.