Trans and non-binary people to get guaranteed income in groundbreaking Palm Springs trial

Trans and non-binary people to get guaranteed income in groundbreaking Palm Springs trial

Palm Springs mayor Lisa Middleton. (David Crotty/Getty) Palm Springs, California will give a group of trans and non-binary citizens a guaranteed income in a new pilot.

According to Los Angeles Times , Palm Springs’ city council voted unanimously in favour of developing a guaranteed income program to support the trans community on March 24.

They allocated $200,000 for the pilot, which will provide monthly payments of $600 to $900 to 20 participants who are transgender or non-binary to spend as they wish. Another 20 people will be monitored as a control group.Local non-profit Queer Works is one of the organisations tasked […]

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