Queer and Trans Elders in Search of Safe Housing Face Barriers, Discrimination

As the baby boom generation enters its golden years and average lifespans increase, the U.S. is becoming home to more older adults. In 2019, there were over 74.6 million Americans over the age of 60, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS). The agency projects that there will be 80.8 million seniors in the U.S. by 2040, a demographic trend that has… Source Source / Read More: Queer and Trans Elders in Search of Safe Housing Face Barriers, Discrimination

Utah Judge Rules Trans Girls Can Play School Sports, Blocking Discriminatory Law

Transgender Utah girls wishing to compete in high school sports this fall may now do so after a judge on Friday temporarily blocked a state law prohibiting trans student-athletes from joining teams that match their gender identity. Plaintiffs in the case — which involves three trans girls who want to play on girls’ scholastic sports teams — and LGBTQ+ advocates welcomed the preliminary injunction issued by 3rd District Judge Keith Kelly, who wrote that the defendants “do not offer persuasive reasons to categorically ban all transgender girls from competing on girls’ teams.” “This is a win not only for my…