Transgender

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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SF’s Largest Evangelical Church No Longer Requires LGBT Members To Practice Celibacy

Lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people who have flocked to City Church of San Francisco are no longer required to practice life-long celibacy in order to become members.

03/18/2015

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Gym Boots Mother For Complaining About Transgender Woman In Locker Room

A national gym chain that prides itself on a “no-judgement” policy revoked a Michigan woman’s membership after she complained about a transgender woman in the gym locker room.

03/10/2015

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New Defense Secretary Wants To Let Transgender Americans Serve In US Military

President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.

02/23/2015

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Pope Francis Compares Transgender People To Nuclear Weapons In New Book

Pope Francis is making waves in the LGBT community again with his most recent comments comparing transgender people to nuclear weapons, saying both do not “recognize the order of creation.”

02/20/2015

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Rep. Mike Honda Tweets He’s The ‘Proud Grandpa Of A Transgender Grandchild’

Democratic congressman Mike Honda said on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.

02/19/2015

Transgender community die in at a rally at San Francisco City Hall, February 10, 2015. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Murders Of Transgender Women Prompt Rally, ‘Die-In’ At San Francisco City Hall

Members of San Francisco’s transgender community along with their supporters and advocates staged a symbolic die-in in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon as part of an event called Trans Liberation Tuesday.

02/10/2015

Same-sex wedding cake topper. (David McNew/Getty Images)

7 Percent Of LGBT Community Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, Survey Finds

Those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender aren’t universal in their support of their own right to marry, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center.

01/29/2015

A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

01/13/2015

Traffic jam in the center of Moscow. (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Bans Gay Drivers To ‘Reduce Deaths From Traffic Accidents’

Decree Number 1604 gives officials the right to deny drivers licenses to people with certain “disorders.” The list includes everything from sexual preference and gender identity, to schizophrenia and pathological gambling.

01/08/2015

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