Roll Call reports:
The Housing and Urban Development Department recommitted to Obama-era protections that ensure transgender people experiencing homelessness can stay in shelters that correspond with their gender identities.
The department on Thursday withdrew a proposal put forward under President Donald Trump last year that would have rolled back the protections in HUD’s 2012 Equal Access rule for transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals.
Trump’s proposal would have allowed shelters, particularly single-sex shelters, to set their own policies on whether to admit individuals based on gender or biological sex.
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The reversal would allow transgender people to stay in shelters that correspond with their gender identities. https://t.co/9ioiRuEeXs
— Roll Call (@rollcall) April 23, 2021