WATCH: Transgender Woman Arrested for Exposing Breasts, Jailed With Men
April 17 2013 5:52 PM ET

Trans Woman Arrested for Exposing Breasts, Jailed With Men

Sunnivie Brydum

Ashley Del Valle is a transgender woman from New York who was arrested in Georgia for indecent exposure after she allegedly showed her breasts, but then was housed in an all-male jail.

Hong Kong's Highest Court Considers Trans Woman's Marriage
April 15 2013 3:56 PM ET

Hong Kong's Highest Court Considers Trans Woman's Marriage

Sunnivie Brydum

A transgender woman in Hong Kong is asking the city's highest court to overturn a lower court's ruling that she cannot marry her boyfriend because she was assigned male at birth.

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

The Trans 100 at We Happy Trans

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.

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