This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

45’s latest attack on the trans community: he is seeking a military ban of all transgender individuals.

This is the latest in MANY attacks, as his administration continually attempts to write the trans community out of civil rights protections.

Vulnerable Republicans just showed why fighting for trans rights is a political winner (and generally a thing we should all do, politics aside).

A valid question about the ban:

 

45 says the transgender ban was about medical costs but his unorganized team says otherwise:

A reminder that everything 45 says is a lie (as if anyone needed a reminder):

 

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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →