American Women and LGBTQ People Are Under Attack. We Must Remain Vigilant.

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2017 Women’s March, New York City A Wider Bridge condemns the continued assault on women’s rights and LGBTQ rights in America. These policies most deeply impact the most marginalized in our communities: low-income, women, transgender people, and people of color, and are clearly rooted in dehumanization and control. The Alabama Senate’s draconian legislation to ban […]

In Defense of Transgender Military Service Members

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A Wider Bridge is deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court has reinstated President Trump’s partial ban on transgender people in the United States Military. Transgender Americans who wish to serve their country deserve the same respect and decency from their representative government as cisgender people. The administration’s proposed policies, which would strip trans people of […]

We Stand in Solidarity with the Transgender Community

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A Wider Bridge’s Statement on the Trump administration’s consideration to narrowly define gender and rollback trans rights. October 22, 2018 The Administration’s alarming assault on transgender rights will not be tolerated, and we will not remain silent. Transgender people seeking to live true and authentic lives deserve the same respect and decency from their representative […]

Transgender Inmates Will No Longer Be Kept in Isolation, Israel Prison Service Announces

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New directives of the Israel Prisons Service cancel the policy of holding transgender prisoners in isolation cells and will respect to the preferred gender identity of trans prisoners. The new policy further states that it is obligatory to ask prisoners whether they prefer a male or a female to search on them. “This is an […]

Bell Agam is ‘Educator of the Year’

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The Council of Children and Youth Organizations, together with the Israeli Ministry of Education, selected transgender TV personality Bell Agam as “Educator of the Year” for her work with LGBTQ youth at IGY. Bell Agam, who volunteers at IGY to guide and support transgender and genderqueer youth, was one of 20 educators to receive 2018’s […]