WATCH: Transgender Advocates Take On Ariz. Rep. Introducing 'Bathroom ID' Bill
April 13 2013 7:00 AM ET

WATCH: Transgender Advocates Take On Ariz. Rep. Introducing 'Bathroom ID' Bill

Sunnivie Brydum

Transgender advocates Masen Davis and Christan Williams squared off with Arizona Rep. John Kavanaugh, the author of a bill that would allow businesses to forbid transgender people from using a bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

GLAAD Joins Thousands Calling on Smith College to Admit Trans Women
April 11 2013 6:09 PM ET

GLAAD Joins Thousands Calling on Smith College to Admit Trans Women

Sunnivie Brydum

Trans women belong at Smith,' proclaim signs carried by students and alumni asking the college to reconsider its policy prohibiting admission of transgender women who still have a male gender marker.

California Bans Insurance Discrimination Against Trans Patients
April 10 2013 5:13 PM ET

California Bans Insurance Discrimination Against Trans Patients

Sunnivie Brydum

With a clarifying directive, California becomes the third state (plus Washington, D.C.) to expressly prohibit discrimination against transgender people in health insurance coverage.

April 09 2013 1:00 PM ET

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Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School
April 05 2013 4:00 AM ET

Not So Elementary: A Trans Student's Fight With Her School

Sunnivie Brydum

When a Colorado school told a 6-year-old transgender girl she could no longer use the girls’ bathroom, her parents fought back.

Medicare Won't Yet Decide Whether to Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery
April 01 2013 2:22 PM ET

Oops: Medicare Didn't Mean to Suggest It Might Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery

Sunnivie Brydum

After saying it would seek comments on a potential policy change, the Department of Health and Human Services rescinded its call for public input on Medicare's long-standing ban on coverage for gender reassignment surgeries.

Medicare Wants Your Opinion on Covering Gender Reassignment Surgery
March 29 2013 2:01 PM ET

Medicare Wants Your Opinion on Covering Gender Reassignment Surgery

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The agency was giving the public 30 days to offer their opinions on whether Medicare should cover surgery for transgender patients with coverage.

March 28 2013 8:30 PM ET

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Arizona Lawmakers Keep Pushing for Anti-trans Bathroom Bill
March 28 2013 2:21 PM ET

Arizona Lawmakers Keep Pushing for Anti-trans Bathroom Bill

Sunnivie Brydum

The state House Appropriations Committee approved SB 1045 Wednesday, which would protect businesses that require transgender people to use the bathroom corresponding with their sex assigned at birth.

Candis Cayne to Guest Star on Elementary
March 26 2013 1:05 PM ET

Candis Cayne to Guest Star on Elementary

Jase Peeples

The trans actress is set to appear in the April 4th episode of the modern Sherlock Holmes series.

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