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The military's longstanding ban on open transgender service is likely to face review within the next year, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in an interview with USA Today published Wednesday.
The Gloucester County (Va.) School Board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve a motion that limits transgender students to using the bathroom assigned to their biological sex, or single-stall restrooms or some other type of "alternative private facility."
Stephanie Land, founder of Transgender Vacations, offers group travel specifically geared toward the transgender community.
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.
A San Francisco agency was recently awarded a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to study HIV/AIDS in the transgender population.
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.
"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.
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" is a show that undeniably matters.
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.