Transgender adolescents’ who seek sex reassignment treatment are caught in a dangerous holding pattern. Their gender identity exposes them to significant bias and discrimination at home, at school, and on the street, often to devastating effect. Yet many who are mature, capable of giving informed consent, and have full understanding of their gender identity are prevented from medically transitioning to the gender with which they identify until they reach eighteen, the legal age of consent.
Experts discuss legal developments and related ramifications one year after President Trump declared a national emergency at the U.S. Southern Border with Mexico in order to build a wall.
Migrant children fleeing violence in their native countries have experienced severe psychological trauma before and after entering the country when we separated them from their families and placed them in detention facilities, and some families remain separated.
"It's important to note that scholars have long observed that political discourse and political events can contribute to the frequency of bias incidents. In fact, this phenomenon has a name today. It's called the Trump Effect."
As I started to look at mixed income housing, I realized that it was a strategy to manage the discrimination in the larger society.