Topics :: transgender issues
By Luis Hidalgo | Monday Nov 4, 2013
They call it a circus, although it’s more like a vaudeville show. To these Chilean transgenders it’s not only a way to earn a living, but a way to be part of a family.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Per a new law passed in Philadelphia on Oct. 24, all new or renovated city-owned buildings must now include gender-neutral bathrooms.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
A manager from an LA Fitness health club in Montclair, Calif. (about 35 miles east of Los Angeles), is being accused of telling a transgender woman she could not use the women’s locker rooms.
By David Dishneau | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Imprisoned documents leaker Chelsea Manning says she’ll go to court, if necessary, to get treatment for gender identity disorder, also called gender dysphoria.
By Matthew Perrone | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
When Koset Surakomol decided to have a sex change operation, the company she worked for told her co-workers that the man they’d labored alongside for a dozen years should be addressed as a woman going forward.
By Antoinette Weil | Monday Oct 21, 2013
In the new book "My Daughter, My Son: An Adolescent’s Gender Transition Experienced by Mother and Child," a son and mother tell the harrowing, yet uplifting story of how they forged their way through gender identity issues.
Wednesday Oct 9, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill designed to make it easier for transgender Californians to obtain birth certificates reflecting name and gender changes.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 30, 2013
A transgender woman was found dead last Tuesday after being allegedly attacked by a man living in her boarding house.
Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
A western Pennsylvania school board is reviewing a request by a transgender male student who wants to appear on the ballot for homecoming king.
By David Perry | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
The American Bar Association released a groundbreaking legal primer for transgender adults before, during, and after their transitions with regard to numerous legal spheres that in many states remains murky.