Transgender

Hecklina, founder of Trannyshack, is going to change the name of the club next year.

San Francisco’s Trannyshack Club Plans To Change Name

The popular San Francisco institution Trannyshack will drop the “tranny” and change its name to appease transgender activists

05/22/2014

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases

From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms Worldwide

A gay American football player kissed his boyfriend on national TV after being drafted by the National Football League; gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt; a bearded cross-dresser won one of the biggest TV song competitions in the world.

05/13/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Battery Charges Dropped Against Hercules High School Transgender Teen Who Had Been Bullied

16-year-old Jewlyes Gutierrez completed a conflict resolution program offered by the judge in return for the misdemeanor charges being dropped, the Transgender Law Center reported.

05/07/2014

(CBS)

Commission Finds ‘No Compelling Medical Reason’ To Exclude Transgender Americans From Military

An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.

03/13/2014

Weights (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

NorCal Transgender Athlete Sues CrossFit After Being Blocked From Competing

The lawsuit brought Thursday by Chloie Jonsson, 34, accuses CrossFit Inc. of violating her rights under a California law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity

03/07/2014

Hercules Middle/High School (West Contra Costa Unified School District)

Hercules Transgender Teen Admits Making Up Story Of School Bathroom Assault

A transgender student at Hercules High School who reported being sexually assaulted in a school bathroom has admitted to making the story up, according to police.

03/04/2014

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

Suspects In Hercules High Transgender Attack May Not Have Been Students At School

Investigators looking into the sexual assault of a transgender student at a school in Hercules say the suspects may not even have been students at the school.

03/04/2014

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

Transgender Hercules High Student Reports Being Sexually Assaulted In Restroom

Authorities in Hercules are investigating the sexual assault of a transgender student in a restroom at Hercules Middle-High School on Monday.

03/03/2014

(CBS)

Measure To Overturn California Transgender Students’ Rights Won’t Be On Ballot

The secretary of state announced Monday that backers of the proposed measure to put a referendum on November’s ballot to overturn a law allowing transgender students a choice on which restrooms and locker rooms to use, didn’t gain enough signatures.

02/24/2014

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(Credit: Kristy Sparow;  & Vivien Killilea / Getty Images)

Clinton Calls Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Issues ‘The Last Unfinished Business’

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made “incredible progress” on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.

02/17/2014

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