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Transgender Inmate Freed From Prison 1 Day Before Sex Reassignment Surgery Hearing

The state says her release ends her attempt to have the prison-funded sex reassignment surgery.


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California Governor Allows Parole For Transgender Inmate, Likely Avoiding Fight Over Surgery

A federal judge in April ordered the state to provide the surgery, which had been scheduled for July. It was delayed after the state appealed.


LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15:  Honoree Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Caitlyn Jenner Accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award At ESPYs

She received a standing ovation from some of the sporting world’s biggest stars after her 10-minute speech during the annual awards honoring the year’s top athletes and moments.


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Transgender Playboy Model Understands Caitlyn Jenner

Caroline “Tula” Cossey in 1991 was the first transgender woman to have her picture in Playboy magazine according to People.



Transgender California Inmate In Limbo Over Surgery

An unusual confluence of events means it could be months before a transgender California inmate knows if she will have the sex reassignment surgery that she says is critical to her mental health.


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Sacramento LGBT Center Decries Delay In Transgender Inmate’s Sex Reassignment Surgery

Michelle-Lael Norsworthy was scheduled for the sex-change procedure in July after an order from a lower-court judge, but after she was found eligible for parole, the state decided there is no evidence the treatment is immediately necessary.


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Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.


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Transgender Inmate’s Attorneys Oppose Delay In State-Funded Sex-Change Surgery

Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate want a judge to stand by his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery that they say is urgent and critical to her health.


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California Congressman Tweets He’s ‘The Proud Grandpa Of A Transgender Grandchild’

Democratic congressman Mike Honda says on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.


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Sacramento Transgender Advocates Call For Sensitivity To Bruce Jenner’s Transition

He’s a gold-medal Olympian known for his stamina and his famous family. Now according to numerous reports, Jenner has a different challenge ahead of him.


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UC Davis Policy Will Allow Transgender Students To Change ID Card Name

A new policy at UC Davis will allow transgender and international college students to put the name they traditionally go by on their school ID.



Proposed Utah Bill Would Bar Transgender Students From Restroom Choice

The state is joining a debate playing out in a handful of other states sparked by a California law that broke new ground on transgender rights