James Esseks

James D. Esseks is Director of the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project.

Articles by this author

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills Have Nothing to Do With Privacy and Everything To Do With Fear and Hatred
If social conservatives in Tennessee get their way , the state will soon become the second in the nation to use the coercive power of the government to force people into bathrooms that violate their very sense of self or risk punishment. Legislation targeting trans students pending in both houses...
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Sunday, June 01, 2014
Transgender Health Care is a Human Right
The big LGBT-news that the mainstream media is buzzing about this week is that transgender actress Laverne Cox became the first transgender person to grace the cover of TIME magazine . Her recognition and the accompanying cover story, " The Transgender Tipping Point ," are terrific moments for the...
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