Topics :: transgender issues
By David Perry | Friday Dec 21, 2012
Alleged harassment by the New York City Human Resources Administration against transgender woman Jolie Estrella has led to a lawsuit filed against the city.
By Dan Meyer | Sunday Dec 16, 2012
The Trans Advocacy Network (TAN), a consortium of grassroots organizations aimed at promoting the rights of this oft-excluded part of the LGBT community, left a recent summit in Berkeley with a feeling that they were helping to mobilize the movement.
By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Dec 15, 2012
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project celebrated a decade of helping low-income trans people with free legal help, survival education and movement-building with a special event honoring three prominent transgender activists.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 14, 2012
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund recently helped a transgendered girl, 12, be readmitted to her school after she was prohibited from wearing girls’ clothes and being called by her preferred name.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Two ESPN radio hosts have been suspended after making comments about a 50-year-old transgender basketball player who made her college basketball debut earlier this month.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
A former transgender contestent on "America’s Next Top Model" gave a bizarre testimony against her firefighter model boyfriend who is accused of brutally beating the model.
By David Perry | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
New York City marked the 14th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20 with events throughout the city, including a march across the Brooklyn Bridge.
By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Nov 27, 2012
Atlanta put a positive spin on the Transgender Day of Remembrance with a free health fair, plus a community panel discussion and gala event to honor those working to improve life for the transgender community.
By Holly Grigg-Spall | Sunday Nov 18, 2012
Advocates for transgender health access came together in Pomona for the 2012 Trans Conference: Outside the Lines, looking at removing the stigma around being trans, and putting an end to pathologizing it.
By Andrew Clark | Saturday Nov 3, 2012
The Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative and House of Blahnik merged forces to form Project Mobilize, Educate, & Engage, a task force to pioneer the advocacy for awareness and treatment of HIV in the transgender community.