HRC Releases Ultimate Guide to Raising Trans Children

The Human Rights Campaign teamed up with two national pediatrics groups to produce a comprehensive guide on transgender children to help family, friends, and physicians.

The 24-page guide, Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children, was produced with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP). It goes over basic definitions of gender, the benefits of affirming a child’s gender identity, debunks myths, and provides support and tips for those who care for transgender children.

“As we’ve made more and more progress with transgender rights and our society is getting a deeper understanding of what it means to be transgender, more and more people are comfortable in coming out at younger ages,” said Sarah McBride, the national press secretary at HRC.

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HRC Corporate Index Blasted By LGBT Labor Group

Every year, the Human Rights Campaign releases its corporate equality index, ranking the best companies in the United States based on their treatment of LGBT employees.

However, one labor group is calling for the nonprofit to reevaluate the way they do things.

“It doesn’t take the actual lived experiences of workers in the workplaces into consideration at all when giving these corporations rankings,” said Jerame Davis, the executive director of Pride at Work.

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