First Inmate To Receive Taxpayer-Funded Sex Reassignment Surgery Says Women's Prison Is 'Torture'The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery says she is struggling since being transferred to a California women's prison.
Transgender Inmate Name Changes Would Be Faster Under California BillState Sen. Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, said Tuesday that her bill, SB310, would let state prison inmates apply for the legal changes without first getting approval from several state correctional officials.
Transgender Officer Banned From Event She Helped OrganizeA transgender police officer who helped organize San Diego's Transgender Day of Awareness was turned away from the event when she tried to attend in her police uniform.
California Lawmakers Set To Vote On Gender-Neutral RestroomsA California lawmaker says he's bringing up for a vote his proposal to require single-person public restrooms to be gender neutral.
Former Inmate Will Get Gender Reassignment Surgery HerselfA transgender inmate who was paroled after a judge ordered California to pay for her sex reassignment surgery is making plans to have the surgery on her own this summer through coverage provided by the state's low-income health insurance program.
State Legislatures Fighting Transgender Choice Battle In School FacilitiesThe South Dakota Legislature last week became the first to pass a bill that would require transgender children and teenagers to use the school facilities that correspond to their "chromosomes and anatomy" at birth.
UC Davis Transitioning Bathrooms To Gender-Neutral FacilitiesThe male and female signs are being removed from 120 restrooms and they will be converted into the new gender-inclusive ones by the end of the month.
California Bill Would Make Single-Person Bathrooms Gender-NeutralDemocratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco said Friday that his bill would make bathroom access more convenient and fair.
Denair Senior Makes History As School's First Transgender CheerleaderHer hard work paid off as she made the team’s varsity cheerleading squad. But soon after, she made a decision that would also make history in Denair.
Transgender Inmate Freed From Prison 1 Day Before Sex Reassignment Surgery HearingThe state says her release ends her attempt to have the prison-funded sex reassignment surgery.
California Governor Allows Parole For Transgender Inmate, Likely Avoiding Fight Over SurgeryA federal judge in April ordered the state to provide the surgery, which had been scheduled for July. It was delayed after the state appealed.
Caitlyn Jenner Accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award At ESPYsShe 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.