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HUD scraps Trump proposal on transgender access to single-sex homeless shelters

26 days ago   |   By Politico

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is withdrawing a Trump-era proposed rule giving federally funded single-sex homeless shelters the choice to house only people whose biological sex, rather than gender identity, matches the sex of the shelter.
The Trump rule, proposed last July, would have rolled back transgender protections included in HUD's 2016 Equal Access rule, which mandated access to shelter based on a person's self-expressed gender identity.
HUD submitted the withdrawal to the Federal Register this week, a senior HUD official told reporters in a briefing call Thursday...
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Housing agency ends Trump-era anti-transgender shelter rule

Housing agency ends Trump-era anti-transgender shelter rule

26 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Department of Housing and Urban Development is withdrawing a Trump-era policy that would have allowed taxpayer-funded homeless shelters to deny access to transgender people.
The move is partially symbolic; the proposed policy never truly took hold on the ground and was still being hotly debated last fall when former President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection.
One of President Joe Biden's first actions after taking office was signing a Jan. 20 executive order on combating discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. Biden directed every...
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