Lawrence activists are planning a demonstration in solidarity with transgender cyclists during a race Saturday that does not allow trans people to participate in the race categories that align with their gender identities.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday soundly adopted a local ordinance protecting people from racial discrimination based on hair, making Lawrence the first city in Kansas to do so.
Grassroots proponents of the CROWN Act gathered Monday to push for approval of anti-discrimination protections to give people of color freedom to wear their hair as they wish.
Lawrence city commissioners are considering an ordinance that would secure anti-discrimination protections for people with textured hair, and organizers are urging the community to support its deeper meaning.
Activists with No SB 180 in Lawrence, who recently saw the Lawrence City Commission act quickly to pass a local ordinance against Kansas’ anti-trans legislation, are celebrating their successful campaign with a party this week.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval to an ordinance that expands local protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people in the wake of Kansas’ new anti-trans legislation.
Ruby Johnson said she began to live as herself when she came out in Lawrence. She asked city commissioners Tuesday evening to adopt a safe haven ordinance to create more protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. And they did, 5-0.
Following a push by local activists, Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will consider approving an ordinance to enhance protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
Lawrence community members and representatives from organizations gathered Saturday morning at South Park for a rally with a strong message: Pride never ends.
No SB 180 in Lawrence, a group of local activists who have joined together to fight Kansas’ anti-transgender legislation, will host a celebration of trans performers and a call for action on Tuesday.
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