WATCH: Insurance Will Cover Trans Frat Brother's Top Surgery
March 08 2013 5:12 PM ET

WATCH: Insurance Will Cover Trans Frat Brother's Top Surgery

Sunnivie Brydum

After initially rejecting a request for transition-related surgery, Aetna has reversed its decision and decided to cover transgender student Donnie Collins' breast removal.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Says Supporting Trans Students Is 'Truly Madness'
February 28 2013 1:18 PM ET

O'Reilly: Supporting Trans Students Is 'Truly Madness'

Sunnivie Brydum

Responding to a Massachusetts school directive instructing teachers how best to respect the gender identity and privacy of transgender students, the Fox News host argued that a parent's right to know trumps the student's safety and privacy.

Colorado Family Files Complaint As School Restricts Trans Six-Year-Old's Bathroom Access
February 27 2013 3:52 PM ET

Colorado Family Files Complaint As School Restricts Trans Six-Year-Old's Bathroom Access

Sunnivie Brydum

After a year of using the girl's bathroom, a Colorado school district has ordered a transgender first-grader to use the boy's bathroom, or a staff or nurse's restroom. The student's family has filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Division.

Fraternity Raises Funds for Brother's Transgender Surgery
February 26 2013 4:56 PM ET

Fraternity Raises Funds for Brother's Transgender Surgery

Michelle Garcia

When Donnie Collins's insurance company wouldn't chip in to help his transition, his brothers stepped up.

Mass. Department of Education Issues Directive On Trans Students
February 20 2013 7:08 PM ET

Mass. Dept. of Education Issues Directive On Trans Students

Sunnivie Brydum

A new directive from the Massachusetts Department of Education aims to make schools safe and affirming for transgender students by instructing administrators to let the youth use the bathroom and locker room corresponding to the student's gender identity.

New Benetton Campaign Features Transgender Model
January 25 2013 4:01 PM ET

New Benetton Campaign Features Transgender Model

Trudy Ring

Lea T appears in a campaign spotlighting people with 'incredible personal stories.'

Oregon First to Cover Trans Youth Under Medicaid
January 23 2013 8:10 PM ET

Oregon First to Cover Trans Youth Under Medicaid

Sunnivie Brydum

The new policy will take effect October 1, 2014.

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