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Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 20
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate - she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.

Discovery Greenlights Transwomen Series, 'Those Girls'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 18
As its first original commission, the Discovery Life Channel commenced production on the docu-series, "Those Girls," giving an authentic look at a group of transgender friends.

Transparent

TELEVISION | By Rhuaridh Marr | Nov 2
"Transparent" is a show that undeniably matters.

Transgender, Gay Inmates Sue Over Jail Rights

NATIONAL | By Gillian Flaccus | Oct 22
Gay, bisexual and transgender inmates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against San Bernardino County and its sheriff, alleging they are kept in a segregated unit that doesn't give them equal access to rehabilitation services.

Violence Against Trans Women of Color

NATIONAL | By Denise Royal | Oct 19
This past summer alone, there were at least seven reported killings of transgender women of color in the United States. Transgender people, especially those of color, are more than just statistics. They are people.

NYC Councilman Proposes Birth Certificate Modernization

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 9
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.

Aussie Paper Criticized for Headline About 'Shemale' Murder Victim

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 7
An Australia newspaper has gone 'down-under,' hitting below the belt with by referring to a murdered transgender woman as a 'she-male' and a 'ladyboy,' causing a wave of outrage from readers.

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Sep 30
The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80.

Transparent: New Dark Comedy About A Family Facing Their Truths

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 28
"One family, no apologies" is the tag line printed across Amazon Prime's promotional poster for their new series "Transparent." Ten thirty-minute episodes have been produced for the freshman season.

Facebook 'Real Name' Controversy Continues

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 27
SFGN spoke to Michael Williams, aka Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, who explained why protesting Facebook's real names policy matters.

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