Tag: civil rights

Blog Posts (3)

July 27, 2016

New WHO diagnostic labels perpetuate transgender stigma

The movement of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder is simultaneously a step forward in affirming the personhood of gender minority individuals, and a step backward in diagnoses that adequately reflect their health … Continue reading
June 26, 2013

Human Rights and Human Wrongs

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

This has been an exciting week in the world of public policy in the United States. During the last week of its session, the U.S.…

October 16, 2008

Going to the Chapel of...Annoyance?

County clerks in California are flabbergasted at the rush to change marriage forms in that state from “Party A” and “Party B” to “Bride” and “Groom” and then back again.…

News (1)

August 12, 2013 3:25 pm

NYC stop-and-frisk policy violates civil rights, judge rules; outside monitor appointed

The New York Police Department deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its contentious stop-and-frisk policy, and an independent monitor is needed to oversee major changes.