“Rights groups and activists are mobilizing against a reported Trump administration plan to narrowly define gender, a move that could dramatically reduce federal protections for and recognition of transgender people.
“LGBTQ supporters gathered Sunday night in New York’s Washington Square Park, while others took to social media to blast what is seen as an attempt to marginalize transgender people.
“According to a memo obtained by the New York Times, the Department of Health and Human Services is leading an effort to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, the federal law that prohibits gender-based discrimination.
“The department reportedly favors a uniform definition of sex as a fixed matter, determined as either male or female by genitalia at birth.”
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