Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?

Holder Announces Equal Justice for Transgender Workers

Holder Announces Equal Justice for Transgender Workers

The attorney general says the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers discrimination based on gender identity.

Laverne Cox Joins Leading Trans Women Activists on Fashion Magazine Cover

Laverne Cox Joins Leading Trans Women Activists on Fashion Magazine Cover

The "world's first transversal magazine" broke ground by featuring 14 leading trans activists on the cover to commemorate the publication's fifth anniversary.

New York Drops Medicaid's Ban on Trans Health Care

New York Drops Medicaid's Ban on Trans Health Care

The good news keeps coming for New York's trans citizens seeking healthcare related to gender transition, even as advocates say some work still needs to be done.

The Trans Gaze Explored in New Issue of Original Plumbing

Issue #15 of the quarterly focused on trans men features a self-portrait by Toronto artist Wynne Neilly

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Athletics Policy

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Policy

A Wisconsin school district has adopted a trans-inclusive athletics policy this week — before any trans students came forward to request the change.

Federal Court Rules Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Trans Prisoners

Fed. Court Rules Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Trans Prisoners

In overturning a decision that medically necessary gender-confirmation surgery should be provided to a transgender inmate, advocates worry the court has created a harmful precedent.

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Ga. Trans Woman, But Media and Police Still Get It Wrong

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Georgia Trans Woman

Keymori Shatoya Johnson was shot to death two weeks ago, but local police and media have been reluctant to publicly identify her as a trans woman and possibly consider her murder a hate crime.

Will Chuck Hagel Open Door for Trans Troops on His Way Out?

Will Hagel Open Door for Trans Troops on His Way Out?

There's still time for President Obama to shake the hand of the first openly transgender U.S. service member. Here's how the outgoing Secretary of Defense can make that a reality.

Philippine Government Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman

Philippine Gov't Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman

After being turned over to Filipino authorities in October, U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton now officially faces murder charges for the brutal strangulation of Filipina national Jennifer Laude.

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