Lawmakers In 18 States Follow California In Seeking Legal Refuge For Transgender YouthCalifornia has led the way for Democratic lawmakers in more than a dozen other states to seek to offer legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families.
California Would Provide Refuge For Transgender Youth Under New BillCalifornia could provide legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families under a proposal announced Thursday that joins a growing list of initiatives from the nation's most populous state aimed at counterbalancing actions in Texas and other conservative places.
World's First Transgender Professional Boxer Is Now The Face Of EverlastEverlast, the leading brand in boxing, has chosen an unlikely athlete to be the new face of the brand.
Transgender Man Gets Green Light To Sue Hospital That Canceled Surgery At Last MinuteAn area transgender man is suing Mercy San Juan and Dignity Health after being denied a hysterectomy procedure.
School Leaders Stop Teacher From Discussing The 'Gender Unicorn'It was the first day of school at Denair Middle School when a 7th and 8th-grade science teacher handed out a worksheet called "the gender unicorn."
Transgender People Are Not Mentally Ill, The WHO DecreesThe term the World Health Organization uses to describe transgender people -- "gender incongruence" -- is being moved to the panel's sexual health chapter from its mental disorders chapter, the WHO's legislative body has voted.
Science: Sex And Gender Are Not The SameVariation in gender identity is a normal part of human diversity, the American Academy of Pediatrics, stresses in a new policy that outlines how to provide supportive medical care for transgender youth.
Debate Erupts Over Gender Definition From Trump Administration MemoA debate has erupted over transgender rights after a memo was released from the Trump administration, proposing to determine gender based on sex organs at birth.
CA Sen. Scott Weiner Reacts To Trump Administration's Potential Rollback Of Transgender ProtectionsThe Trump administration is said to be working on rules that will attempt to define gender strictly based on one's reproductive organs at birth -- effectively trying to erase gender identity provisions put in place by the Obama administration.
Trump Administration Plans To Change The Definition Of ‘Transgender’Activists are blasting the Trump Administration’s plan to reportedly change the definition of the word “transgender.”
Judge Sued Over Refusal To OK Transgender Teens' New NamesThe lawsuit names Joseph Kirby, the Probate and Juvenile Court judge in Warren County near Cincinnati. Kirby's bailiff said Friday the judge was out of town and unavailable for comment.
A Transgender Woman Says A Pharmacist Refused To Fill Her Hormone PrescriptionThe treatment would spur physical changes in Hall's body that would reflect her identity as a transgender woman, she said.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Not Just Boy And Girl; More Teens Identify As TransgenderFar more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms.
Transgender Prison Guard Sues California For DiscriminationA transgender prison guard is suing California, saying prison officials have discriminated against her and subjected her to a hostile work environment ever since she transitioned.