Transgender

CostumeSuperCenter.com is selling an adult-sized "Call Me Caitlyn" adult costume. (screenshot)

Jenner Inspired ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Halloween Costume Triggers Internet Fury

Halloween inspires us to get in touch with our spooky side, but transgender advocates are calling one costume advertised for the upcoming season downright frightening.

08/25/2015

(CBS)

California Could Become 1st State To Pay For Prisoner’s Sex Reassignment Surgery

Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole to a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner’s sex reassignment surgery.

08/07/2015

Hoover Tower at Stanford University (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Stanford Loses Title As Nation’s Most Gay-Friendly University

The Bay Area takes the rainbow cake for having the most epic Gay Pride festivities, but not so much when it comes to LGBTQ-friendly universities, according to a new ranking.

08/04/2015

Former Oakland Athletic Jose Canseco (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco To Dress, Live As A Woman For A Week To Show Support For Caitlyn Jenner

Bash Brother Jose Canseco is choosing a peculiar way to show support for Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by vowing to live as a woman for a week.

07/30/2015

Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award and speaks onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Siri Corrects Anyone Who Calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘Bruce’

Apple’s personal assistant Siri doesn’t always get it right, and sometimes she can be downright mean (just ask “what’s zero divided by zero”), but this time Siri is being applauded by transgender advocates for standing by Caitlyn Jenner.

07/16/2015

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Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.

07/13/2015

(CBS SF)

‘Respect After Death’ Act Takes Effect Giving Transgenders Right To Have Chosen Gender On Death Certificates

The death certificates of transgender people in California will now reflect their chosen gender now that AB 1577 has gone into effect.

07/01/2015

Girl Scout badges. (John E. Davidson/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Return $100K To Transphobic Donor, Then Raise $124K In One Day On Indiegogo

Girls Scouts celebrating a $100,000 donation to send 500 girls to camp quickly turned bitter after learning it came with a catch: it could not be used to support transgender girls.

06/30/2015

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Revives Transgender California Prisoner’s Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a California prison inmate who claims prison officials are subjecting her to cruel and unusual punishment by denying her sex-reassignment surgery.

06/26/2015

A BART police officer at the Oakland Coliseum station on August 11, 2005. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police 1 Of 1st In Nation To Implement Policy On Interactions With Transgender People

BART police have become one of the first police departments in the country to implement a specific policy governing interactions with transgender individuals, BART officials said Thursday.

06/25/2015

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