Transgender

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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San Francisco Police Investigate Stabbing Of Transgender Woman Before Considering Hate Crime Charges

San Francisco police continue to investigate an attack on two transgender women that left one of them with a pair of stab wounds over the weekend.

01/05/2015

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New California Law Aims To Help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender-Owned Businesses

The law requires big public utilities in the state to report how much work they do with LGBT business owners.

01/02/2015

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Australian Parents Publish Transgender Son’s Birth Announcement 19 Years Later

It’s not everyday you see a birth announcement posted 19 years after the fact.

12/02/2014

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Transgender People Facing Hurdles When ID’s Don’t Match Identities

Inaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.

10/01/2014

Drag queens Sister Roma (left) and Heklina (2nd from left) listen as San Francisco Supervisor David Campos (R) speaks during a press conference at City Hall, September 17, 2014. (CBS)

Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For ‘Real Name’ Policy

Facebook is apparently changing its tune on a policy requiring users to register by their “real name,” and could apologize to members drag queens and others offended by the new regulations as early as Wednesday.

10/01/2014

(L-R) Gaby Hoffmann as Ali Pfefferman & Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman in  "Transparent" (credit: Amazon Studios)

‘Transparent': A New Dramedy Where Dad Becomes Mom

“I’m overwhelmed,” says Tambor, “but I’m having the time of my life. I find Maura oddly accessible.”

10/01/2014

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