• coronavirus Jul 13

    Blood Type and Gender May Play Role in COVID Risk and Severity

    Why do some get severely sick from the coronavirus, while some show mild to no symptoms at all? Previous cases are giving researchers some ideas about who has a higher risk of catching COVID-19, and how those risks are impacting the severity of the disease.

  • gender Mar 27

    Is COVID-19 Deadlier for Men Than Women?

    One of the mysteries of the new coronavirus is that it is deadlier for men than women.

  • Air Force Feb 28

    Air Force Service Song Changed to Use Gender-Neutral Lyrics

    The U.S. Air Force has changed lyrics in its service anthem by dropping gender references that exclude women.

  • Decision 2020 Jan 14

    How Does Gender Factor Into the 2020 Presidential Race?

    Did Bernie Sanders tell Elizabeth Warren in a private conversation last year that a women couldn’t win the presidency? She says yes. He says no. Either way, the question of a woman’s electability is back in the 2020 conversation. “For hundreds of years in this country, politics has meant three things,” said Amanda Lee of the Barbara Lee Family...

  • Governor Oct 25, 2019

    Texas GOP Leaders Enter Parents' Battle Over Child's Gender

    Top Republican leaders in Texas this week weighed in on two parents’ battle over their 7-year-old child’s gender identity after the case was shared widely on social media and conservative news sites. Former spouses Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger, who live in the Dallas area, have been embroiled in a legal dispute over their divorce and the care of their...

  • New Hampshire Jul 12, 2019

    NH Bill Allowing ‘X' Gender on Licenses Becomes Law

    New Hampshire residents who don’t identify as either male or female will soon be able to express that on their driver’s licenses. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu let a bill become law without his signature this week that would allow driver’s licenses or non-driver identification cards to be marked “M” for male, “F” for female or “X” for...

  • President Apr 22, 2019

    Bill Allows Non-Traditional Gender Designation on Mass. State IDs

    The Massachusetts Senate has scheduled a debate on a proposal that would allow an individual to list a non-binary gender designation on their driver’s license. The bill on the calendar for a Senate session on Thursday would provide a choice of listing gender as “X” instead of male or female. In addition to driver’s licenses, the proposed change would also...

  • Japan Jan 25, 2019

    Japan Court Upholds Sterilization to Register Gender Change

    Human rights and LGBT activists on Friday denounced a ruling by Japan’s Supreme Court upholding a law that effectively requires transgender people to be sterilized before they can have their gender changed on official documents. The court said the law is constitutional because it was meant to reduce confusion in families and society. But it acknowledged that it restricts freedom...

  • Japan Nov 15, 2018

    Professor Sues Over Transgender Pronoun Rebuke

    A Shawnee State University professor is suing officials after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms preferred by the student. Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor and evangelical Christian, filed a federal lawsuit this month against officials at the university in Portsmouth.

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