Alaska

Transgender Alaskans' Privacy Imperiled

Transgender Alaskans' Privacy Imperiled

A recent court order may not have attracted much media attention, but it is tremendously important to a few of us Alaskans. The order deals with the Department of Motor Vehicles' restrictions on changing the gender markers on driver's licenses for transgender Alaskans.
A Quiet Success in Alaska: Important Ruling in Transgender ID Case

A Quiet Success in Alaska: Important Ruling in Transgender ID Case

By John Knight, LGBT Project at 4:49pm

It's hard to find the silver lining in the confused and unsettled results over last week's Anchorage Proposition 5 vote — that city's effort to pass by popular vote a law that would protect LGBT people from discrimination in employment, housing,…

Young Women Seeking Abortion Care Get the Cold Shoulder in Alaska

By Andrew Beck, Reproductive Freedom Project at 2:02pm

For decades, teens in Alaska had been able to obtain abortions without the state ordering the involvement of their parents. In 1997, however, the Alaska legislature passed a law preventing young women from obtaining abortions without parental …

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