Topics :: transgender issues

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

Monday Jul 14, 2014
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

Trans Lobby Day to Bring Awareness to Capitol Hill

By Denise Royal | Friday Jul 11, 2014
Transgender Lobby Day is July 14-15. It's an opportunity for transgender people and advocates from across the country to educate their members of Congress and lobby for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).

Obama to Expand Safeguards for Transgender Workers

By Josh Lederman and Stacy A. Anderson | Tuesday Jul 1, 2014
The White House is preparing an executive order offering transgender federal workers formal protection from discrimination at work, President Barack Obama announced Monday.

Transgender Officer Fired in Connecticut

By Dave Collins | Monday Jun 30, 2014
A Connecticut city has fired a transgender police officer after its own investigation rejected her discrimination claims.

R. Kelly Talks About Transgender Son for First Time

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
R&B icon R. Kelly, for the first time, spoke out about his transgender child Monday -- weeks after gossip websites insensitively reported on her coming out.

Ask the Doc: Transgender Health, Hormones and HIV

By Anita Radix | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
On this issue of Ask the Doc, Dr. Anita Radix addresses issues about transgender health, hormones and HIV medications. Do you need to stop taking hormones to start taking HIV meds? Find the answers here at Ask the Doc.

’Cards Against Humanity’ Co-Creator: I ’Regret’ Anti-Trans Card

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
One of the co-creator behind the hilarious popular card / drinking game "Cards Against Humanity" apologized for a transphobic card last week, saying he regrets making it.

Jailed Transgender Teen Moved to Psych Center

By Dave Collins | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women’s prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.

Fla. Trans Woman Found Burned to Death Behind Garbage Bin

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 23, 2014
A transgender woman was found burned to death behind a garbage container in Fort Myers, Fla., on June 19.

Gender 101

By Pat Magee, MSW | Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Trying to explain anything as complex as gender in a short article is a daunting task. It is so much more complex than we as Americans ever acknowledge.