transgender rights

Tech leaders respond to Trump’s ban of transgender people in the military

With Obamacare reform back from the dead and wending its way toward a substantive vote, the Trump administration has decided that two massive national policy controversies are better than one. In a se

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New York’s annual Pride event hitting this weekend, it&

With tech ready to go to bat, Supreme Court puts off transgender rights case

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would vacate a lower court’s ruling in the case of Gavin Grimm, sending what was to be a landmark case on transgender rights back to the drawing board.

For trans people in tech, it’s complicated when the industry suddenly cares

When Yelp added a way for its trans and gender non-conforming users to find safe restrooms, it felt like¬†a mixed blessing for a community¬†that’s used to being ignored. Over time, Yelp’s

Yelp is making it possible to find businesses with gender-neutral bathrooms

Yelp is rolling out the ability to see if restaurants and other businesses have gender-neutral bathrooms. In the next couple of weeks, people will also be able to search for businesses on Yelp that ha