WATCH: Trans Nursing Student Told to Use Bathroom In Closet or Face Charges
July 11 2013 2:14 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Nursing Student Told to Use Bathroom In Closet

Sunnivie Brydum

Alex Wilson says administrators at Pinellas Technical Education Center forbade her from using the women's restroom, instead requiring she use the one single-stall bathroom on campus, or the school would press charges against her.

California Senate OK's Wide-Ranging Protections for Transgender Students
July 05 2013 1:21 PM ET

California Senate OK's Wide-Ranging Protections for Transgender Students

Trudy Ring

The measure, the first of its kind in the nation, now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

Transgender First-Grader Wins Right to Use Girls' Bathroom
June 24 2013 11:04 AM ET

Transgender First-Grader Wins Right to Use Girls' Bathroom

Sunnivie Brydum

A landmark ruling from the Colorado Division of Civil Rights is the first in the nation to decide in favor of transgender youth using the facility that corresponds with their gender identity.

Calif. Public Employees Will Get Coverage for Gender Transition
June 21 2013 4:59 PM ET

Calif. Public Employees Will Get Coverage for Gender Transition

Trudy Ring

The California Public Employees' Retirement System, which administers health benefits, will make the coverage available January 1.

Social Security Removes Surgical Requirement for Gender Marker Change
June 14 2013 1:17 PM ET

Social Security Makes It Easier for Trans Folks

Sunnivie Brydum

It will be easier for transgender people to obtain Social Security cards that reflect their accurate gender, while Australia formally embraced a third gender.

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