Apple, Google, Facebook, and others push back on Trump transgender policy

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and more than 50 other companies today announced a joint letter against President Trump's transgender rights and protection against federal law.

Administrative and legislative efforts to erase transgender protection through reinterpretation of existing laws and regulations "and" all policies or regulations "that violate the privacy rights of persons identified by trans, binary or intersex

"Our signatories support millions of people in the United States who urge all those who are not transgender, gender or gender to be treated with respect and dignity. They also argue that removing protection from trans folks will harm businesses by imposing "enormous productivity costs."

Other signatories in the IT industry include Adobe, Airbnb, IBM, Intel, LinkedIn, Lyft, Salesforce, TiVo, Twitter and Uber. American Airlines, Nike, The Coca-Cola Company and many other major financial institutions.

The possibility of rollback of transgender rights was reported in October The New Trump administration is considering defining the genitals at birth as being unchanged and determined by the genitals, the Johan Times . It will effectively remove the transgender from its legitimate existence and release protection under Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination.

It can be harder for transgender people to approach health care, gender-appropriate bathrooms, or to sue for discrimination.

The company says that the potential policy amendments are not medically and scientifically sound because they do not reflect the complexities of gender identity and human biology. In addition, over 1,400 scientists commented, "This proposal is fundamentally inconsistent with not only science but also ethical practices, human rights and fundamental dignity."

Many companies opposed the Trump Administration's trans-rollback. Transfer of rights. In 2017, Apple, Facebook and Google criticized the Trump Administration, which abolished the rules issued by President Obama. The Obama administration has made it possible for students to use a bathroom that matches their sex identity. Although companies have had some success in fighting trans and LGBTQ discrimination, such as when PayPal and other people's protests helped to reverse bathroom charges in North Carolina, The change continued.

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