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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

Amber Tamblyn as Jenny and Aly Michalka as Brooke in "Two and Half Men" (credit: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment/CBS)

LGBT Depictions Increase On Television

With the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters…

10/01/2014

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University Of California Adding Gender-Neutral Restrooms To Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students and employees, UC President Janet Napolitano directed the system’s 10 campuses to create more gender-neutral restrooms.

09/30/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Allowing Transgender Status On Death Certificates

Transgender people have the right to have their gender identity properly recognized on death certificates under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/26/2014

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Facebook Cracking Down On Fake Names On User Profiles

Facebook is cracking down on people using fake names in their profiles, and that’s not sitting well with some of San Francisco’s drag queens and transgender performers.

09/11/2014

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