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Trans People Say They #WontBeErased, As Trump Administration Mulls Defining 'Sex'

"The agency's proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with," The New York Times reported. Reaction was swift.
Demonstrators hold signs in support of trans equality outside the White House on Monday. The Trump administration is reportedly considering defining "sex" in a way that would restrict civil rights protections to transgender Americans. Source: Tasos Katopodis

A memo that has reportedly been circulating at the Department of Health and Human Services aims to narrow the federal government's definition of "sex" under Title IX — a change that could leave transgender people without a number of the legal protections that have become standard in recent years.

The memo reported on byhas not been released publicly. NPR has not seen it, and HHS says it does not comment on "alleged leaked documents."

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