Gavin Grimm and the ACLU argue that the Gloucester County School Board violated Title IX when it approved a rule restricting school restrooms to students with “corresponding biological genders.”
Rubin Smyers, 16, spent months pressuring his New Jersey high school for equal access under state and federal law.
Zahara Green’s recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
Reversing a trial court’s order, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals denied Massachusetts inmate Michelle Kosilek’s request for gender reassignment surgery.
When asked by BuzzFeed News if Keymori Johnson’s identity as a transgender woman was a factor in the case, a spokesperson for the Albany Police Department said, “That part is under investigation.”
After being called out for offensive stereotypes in Batgirl #37, the writers have issued an apology.
The Gloucester County School Board overwhelmingly approved a policy Tuesday night that restricts male and female school restrooms to students with “corresponding biological genders.”
Labour’s Emily Brothers said she hopes she can be a “positive role model”.
An FBI hate crime report released today says only 33 people were targeted in bias crimes for their gender identity in the United States in 2013. By way of comparison, the NCAVP issued a comprehensive report in May that found 344 transgender people were the victims of hate-motivated violence last year.
Deshawnda Sanchez, 21, was shot dead while knocking on a stranger’s door, trying to escape a perpetrator. Police are searching for the gunman.
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The Minnesota State High School League voted today to let transgender students play on the sports teams consistent with their gender identity.
Despite vocal opposition, the county commissioners prohibited discrimination based on gender expression in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The mayor is expected to sign ordinance into law.
The U.S. Department of Education interpreted Title IX to say public schools must treat transgender students “consistent with their gender identity in all aspects of […] single-sex classes.”
In Ohio, four transgender women have been killed in the past 20 months.
“We all deserve freedom, love, and respect.”
“Love your child because that person is your child whether it’s the person you wanted him or her to be or not,” said Republican Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen in a CBS special with her transgender son.
The measure would prohibit businesses and government buildings from using a person’s “gender identity or expression” as the basis to ban someone from “bathrooms, showers, locker rooms or dressing facilities.”
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A full-page anti-transgender ad in Minnesota’s biggest newspaper cranked up the heat on Minnesota State High School League board members considering a proposal for transgender-inclusive guidelines in high school sports.
In a Facebook post, the company’s chief product officer apologized to “the affected community of drag queens, drag kings, transgender, and extensive community of our friends, neighbors, and members of the LGBT community.”
In a lawsuit, Zahara Green says that after she asked Georgia prison officials for protection, she found herself sharing a cell with the inmate who had been abusing her. Original reporting from BuzzFeed News’ Jessica Testa.
Padmini Prakash was disowned by her parents at the age of 13, but only months after India’s Supreme Court recognition of transgender rights, she is hosting a nightly news segment.
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“I am really happy about the way my classmates supported me and I hope it serves as an example to others to feel encouraged to do the right thing. I was always taught at school to accept who you are, I am only trying to live that,” stated 17-year-old Maria Muniz.
“We are born as who we are, the gender thing is something that is imposed on you.”
“Do you want to spend the rest of your life wondering what it would be like to feel completely comfortable in your own body?”
A Dutch study shows that transgender people who explored treatment in their youth ended up transitioning more easily and became happy, healthy young adults on par with their peers.