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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


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UPDATED: Transgender Rights Referendum Reaches Next Step

California election officials say a spot check has prompted further review of signatures for a proposed ballot referendum aimed at repealing the state’s new transgender student law.



Judge Rules California Must Count Rejected Transgender Ballot Petitions

He says that because Nov. 10 was a Sunday and the next day Veteran’s Day, the law’s opponents actually had until Tuesday, Nov. 12 to get their paperwork in.


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Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law

With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.


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UPDATED: Group Sues California Over New Transgender Law

Groups trying to overturn a new California law allowing transgender students to choose public school restrooms and sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders have filed a lawsuit claiming state officials are unfairly refusing to count signatures seeking a referendum.


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School District Approves New Policy Protecting Transgender Students

The reforms are among the first of their kind in the state. In front of a crowd of mostly supporters, the school board spelled out how it will respond to the needs of transgender students.


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‘Preferred’ Pronouns Gain Traction At US Colleges

On high school and college campuses and in certain political and social media circles, the growing visibility of a small, but semantically committed cadre of young people who self-identify as “genderqueer” — neither male nor female but an androgynous hybrid or rejection of both — is challenging anew the limits of Western comprehension and the English language.


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Group: Calif. Transgender Law Repeal Will Qualify

Opponents of a new California law that gives transgender students certain rights said Sunday that they had collected enough signatures for an initiative that would repeal the law.


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Brown OKs Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill designed to make it easier for transgender Californians to obtain birth certificates reflecting name and gender changes.