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The Department of Housing and Urban Development has withdrawn Trump-era changes to rules governing transgender access to shelters.
Trump administration tells homeless shelters how to identify and deny access to trans women
Rule gives individual shelters leeway to determine whether to refuse people based on their biological sex at birth
Rule says individual shelters may set their own criteria for determining a person's sex, but standards must be applied equally
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls findings "devastating," says Trump has "blatantly and deliberately" targeted LGBTQ people
Four LGBTQ stories you need to know now
A pair of Democratic House members have introduced a resolution condemning Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson for recent remarks he made disparaging transgender...
Jennifer Wexton denounces HUD Secretary's anti-trans comments, and accuses him of lying to Congress under oath
Carson reportedly called trans women "big, hairy men" during a discussion about women's shelters
Carson, no stranger to anti-trans rhetoric, said he was worried about trans women accessing homeless women's shelters
Shelters would be allowed to skirt Equal Access Rule by housing people based on their biological sex at birth
HUD Secretary claims transgender people's use of shelter facilities matching their gender identity may infringe on others' rights
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has green-lighted a change to the agency’s mission statement that removes language referring to “inclusive” communities and HUD’s...
Members of Congress decry Trump administration's "relentless assault" on transgender community
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirm renowned anti-LGBTQ neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. It was...