Transgender

Bruce Jenner, Transgender,

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.

04/25/2015

Prison bars, generic, crime

Transgender Inmate Pleads For California’s First Sex Reassignment Surgery In Prison

Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stick with his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery.

04/23/2015

Authorities said a transgender teen was sexually assaulted inside this restroom at Hercules Middle-High School on the morning of March 3, 2014. (CBS)

California Group Files Initiative To Limit Which Bathrooms Transgender People Can Use

Another attempt is underway to repeal a controversial law that allows transgender students in California schools to choose which restrooms they use.

04/21/2015

Aydian Dowling (Courtesy of Aydian Dowling)

Transgender Man Headed To Victory In Men’s Health ‘Ultimate Guy Search’

Transgender Man Headed To Victory In Men’s Health’s ‘Ultimate Guy Search’

04/15/2015

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

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Woman Suing Planet Fitness After Complaints Over Transgender Person In Locker Room Gets Her Membership Revoked

A Michigan woman is suing Planet Fitness over claims that the gym was too respectful of transgender members.

03/26/2015

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Military Leaders Express Concerns Over Lifting Ban On Transgender People Serving In Armed Forces

U.S. military leaders have expressed reservations about any move to lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, an issue since Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s suggestion that he is open to the idea, officials say.

03/25/2015

“I look at myself in the mirror and I go, ‘I see a female body,’ ” said high school teacher Amanda Swager. (CBS LA)

SoCal Teacher Surprises Students With New Female Identity

Students at Chino High School returned to school this week to find that their chemistry teacher looked very different and had a new name: Amanda Swager.

03/23/2015

Pink Saturday 2014. (Screenshot from video by Billy Green)

2015 Pink Saturday Is Rescued By SF LGBT Center, After Being Threatened With Cancellation

The status of the event during Pride weekend was in question after the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence said they were stepping away.

03/19/2015

Karla Mosley

‘You’re not my sister Maya, you’re Myron my brother’ CBS Daytime’s B&B Reveals Transgender Character

For two years on Bold and the Beautiful, character Maya Avant has been carrying a secret. She is transgender.

03/19/2015

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