Transgender

California Transgender Inmate Ends Lawsuit Against Prison, Awaits State-Funded SurgeryA transgender California inmate is dropping her lawsuit against prison officials while they decide if she will be provided with state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Facebook Announces Policy Change On Legal Names After Protests From UsersAfter more than a year and a half of protests from the transgender community, domestic violence advocates and privacy activists, Facebook Tuesday announced changes to its policy requiring users to go by their legal names.
Transgender Pilots Frustrated Over Extra Scrutiny From FAAWhen it comes to clearing pilots for takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration uses regular medical exams to make sure they're fit to fly. But the process may not be fair for everyone in the cockpit.
San Francisco Transgender Woman Attacked For 2nd Time This YearFor the second time this year, the same transgender woman has apparently been the target of a hate crime on the streets of San Francisco.
Transgender Woman Armed With Hatchet Steals Handbag From SF Bloomingdale'sPolice were looking for a transgender woman who threatened a security guard with a hatchet after stealing a handbag from a San Francisco department store.
San Francisco Jail To House Transgender Inmates Based On IdentityThe San Francisco jail is taking steps to house female transgender inmates based on their gender identity.
Jenner Inspired 'Call Me Caitlyn' Halloween Costume Triggers Internet FuryHalloween inspires us to get in touch with our spooky side, but transgender advocates are calling one costume advertised for the upcoming season downright frightening.
California Could Become 1st State To Pay For Prisoner's Sex Reassignment SurgeryGov. 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.
Stanford Loses Title As Nation's Most Gay-Friendly UniversityThe 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.
Jose Canseco To Dress, Live As A Woman For A Week To Show Support For Caitlyn JennerBash 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.
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.
Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender BanDefense 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.

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