Calif. Athletic Commission Considers Licensing Trans Athletes
December 18 2013 3:28 PM ET

Calif. Athletic Commission Considers Licensing Trans Athletes

Parker Marie Molloy

The proposed rule change would mirror similar policies adopted by the International Olympic Committee and NCAA.

Sacramento School District to Vote on Trans-Inclusive Policy
December 17 2013 3:51 PM ET

Sacramento School District to Vote on Trans-Inclusive Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

The school district in California's capital city is set to consider expanding its nondiscrimination policy to include transgender students in a vote Thursday.

Op-ed: What It's Like Being Trans In Military Academies
December 16 2013 9:07 PM ET December 18 2013 11:57 PM ET

Op-ed: What It's Like Being Trans In Military Academies

Brynn Tannehill

'There are two types of hiding: the kind that requires you to lurk in the dark spaces of the day, behind shadowy places ... and there is hiding in plain sight.'

New Jersey Moves on Transgender Birth Certificate Bill
December 16 2013 2:35 PM ET

New Jersey Moves on Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

A new bill may help resolve an issue that affects thousands of transgender people in New Jersey.

HHS to Reevaluate Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries
December 13 2013 3:49 PM ET

HHS to Reevaluate Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries

Parker Marie Molloy

Medicare and Medicaid could cover gender-confirming surgery for transgender people for the first time, if the final policy review turns out similarly to this initial ruling.

Coalition Still Short in Bid to Repeal Calif. Trans Student Law
December 11 2013 4:09 PM ET

Coalition Still Short in Bid to Repeal Calif. Trans Student Law

Parker Marie Molloy

By the latest count, opponents of California's Student Success and Opportunity Act don't appear to have obtained enough valid signatures to qualify a measure to repeal the law for the November 2014 ballot.

Buck Angel Shuts Down Transgender Surgery Fundraising Site
December 10 2013 10:08 PM ET December 12 2013 1:17 PM ET

Buck Angel Shuts Down Trans Surgery Fundraising Site

Parker Marie Molloy

A website that was billed as a way to raise money for gender confirmation surgeries has shut down after allegations that it is a scam, which it denies.

Op-ed: Two and a Half Men Introduces Trans Character, Manages to Stay Respectful
December 10 2013 5:56 PM ET

Op-ed: Two and a Half Men's Respectful Job With Trans Character

Parker Marie Molloy

The CBS comedy managed to introduce a transgender character without making her the butt of transphobic jokes.

Third Cleveland-Area Trans Woman Murdered in Past Year, Prompting Concern
December 09 2013 2:51 PM ET

Third Cleveland-Area Trans Woman Murdered in Past Year

Parker Marie Molloy

For the third time in less than a year, a transgender woman has been found murdered in the Cleveland area, leading many to wonder why the area has become such a hotbed of antitransgender crime.

Colo. School Board Member Denies Existence of Gay, Trans Identities
December 08 2013 8:00 AM ET

Gay, Trans Identities Don't Exist, Says Colo. School Board Member

Sunnivie Brydum

While defending her claim that transgender students shouldn't be allowed to use the bathroom "until there's castration," Katherine Svenson said she doesn't believe transgender or gay people really exist at all.

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