The evangelical right have been warning people of "gender ideology" here and around the world, as if it were the new communism. Now, the department of health and human services are trying to define gender based on biological determination at birth. https://t.co/ZBSxbALGmh
— Cloee Cooper (@cloeefcooper) October 22, 2018
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) October 22, 2018
Within hours, the hashtag #WontBeErased circulated on social media. By Sunday evening, a rally for transgender rights took place in New York; another was planned for Monday in Washington. https://t.co/pafTrk8nYL
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 22, 2018
Administration's conservatives may actually believe this, and may be playing to evangelical base, but in 2018 I bet this is a political loser, esp in swing House districts: https://t.co/uwWfvoNbWc #BadTiming #Transgender We'll talk about it Monday morning on @630khow
— Ross Kaminsky (@Rossputin) October 22, 2018
The Trump administration continues to attack protections for transgender Americans.
We will not stand for this discrimination.
Because transgender rights are human rights.
And, they #WontBeErased.
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) October 22, 2018
— CNN (@CNN) October 22, 2018
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 22, 2018
Tweet from June 14, 2016. pic.twitter.com/HgtAIzKGsx
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) October 21, 2018
If Trump and the HHS thought that the trans community would mutely consent to being erased, they were proven wrong at a press conference, White House protest, and online https://t.co/FCrmyk0hMS #WontBeErased
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) October 22, 2018
"I was wrong" to back Trump, Caitlyn Jenner writes for The Post. "He has ignored our humanity" and used transgender people as pawns. https://t.co/zUkP4CZZ0m
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 25, 2018
Reports that the federal government is attempting to establish a narrow legal definition of gender prompts swift outrage from psychology, civil liberty and transgender rights organizations https://t.co/CjPO72EXc2 pic.twitter.com/uFKhcjno54
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) October 26, 2018