Transgender Rights

Transgender Rights

by Martin Gitlin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534502222
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Religious Beliefs and Transgender Support Can Go Hand-in-Hand William Gallo Tina Trinh 8

2 Transgender People in Public Restrooms: Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself R. T. Edwins 14

3 Obama's Rebuke of the Bathroom Bill Did Not Go Far Enough Tom Carter 21

4 The Government and Insurance Companies Should Help Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery Anna Gorman 29

5 The Sporting World Is Unfair to Transgender Athletes Katharina Lindner 38

6 Hate Crime Laws Must Go Further to Protect Transgender Individuals Victoria Law 43

7 Transgender Rights Are Human Rights: Human Rights Campaign 51

8 How About Educating Everyone in School About Transgender Rights? Brenda Alvarez 58

9 Transgender Employees Must Be Treated with Dignity and Respect: United States Office of Personnel Management 65

10 Equal Opportunity in the Military Must Include Transgender Servicepeople Ash Carter 73

11 Voter ID Laws Are Unfair to Trans Voters German Lopez 79

12 The Justice System Is Failing Transgender Individuals Samantha Pegg 86


What You Should Know About Transgender Rights 91

What You Should Do About Transgender Rights 96

Organizations to Contact 99

Bibliography 102

Index 106

Picture Credits 110

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