Former Miss Universe Canada competitor Jenna Talackova is part of an effort urging the World Health Organization to stop classifying people with transgender identities as having a mental disorder.<
The Illinois Family Institute, a right-wing group, had led the outcry against the policy, which was rescinded four days after its passage.
A new study indicates alarming poverty, abuse, and suicide among Native Americans.
More than 25,000 transgender people could be denied the right to vote in November, thanks to a spate of voter ID laws across the country. The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched a public awareness campaign called Voting While Trans to combat the voter-suppression efforts.
Yet another important fixture of Massachusetts politics is siding against a trans inmate who wants gender-reassignment surgery.
After switching schools, a transgender third-grader and her parents have reached an agreement with the Nashua, N.H., school district that allows her to wear girls' clothing and use the women's restroom.