Trump’s administration announced on Wednesday that it was reversing guidelines put in place by Obama to protect transgender students in public schools.
Right away, people put their wallets to work, eager to throw their weight behind groups working to help and defend trans kids.
In just 36 hours, the Trans Lifeline — a crisis hotline “by and for” the transgender community — received around $51,000 in donations, Trans Lifeline Director of Communication André Pérez said in an email Thursday. It was a deluge of support so profound, it crashed the site’s server. Read more (2/23/17 3:46 PM)