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The Department of Housing and Urban Development has withdrawn Trump-era changes to rules governing transgender access to shelters.
HUD promises various actions to combat anti-LGBTQ discrimination in housing.
Advocates have criticized new standards that will likely rely on gender stereotypes or physical attributes to discriminate against trans people
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
Jennifer Wexton denounces HUD Secretary's anti-trans comments, and accuses him of lying to Congress under oath
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...
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...