Restraining Order Sought Against ICE Over Detained Transgender InmateThe San Francisco Public Defender’s Office has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, asking for an immediate hearing on behalf of a female transgender immigrant they say was illegally transferred on Christmas night to a remote detention facility in Texas.
San Francisco Trans Community Leader Brings Personal Insight To Transgender Awareness MonthNovember is Transgender Awareness Month and a time to educate people about the trans community, their needs, and how their allies can help.
Breed Announces Housing Subsidies For Low-Income Transgender, Gender Nonconforming ResidentsLow-income transgender and gender non-conforming San Franciscans could be eligible for housing subsidies under a new city program.
18th Annual Fresh Meat Festival Showcases Trans, Queer PerformancesSinger, songwriter Shawna Virago talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about San Francisco's 18th Annual Fresh Meat Festival.
Trump's Proposed Transgender ACA Rollback Prompts LGBT Community ResistanceLGBT advocates are vowing to fight back against a Trump Administration proposal to roll back protections for transgender people in the Affordable Care Act.
Trump Administration Moves To Revoke Transgender Health ProtectionThe Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment.
UCSF Planned Partnership With Catholic-Based Dignity Health Criticized By LGBTQ CommunityA proposed partnership between UC San Francisco and a Catholic Church-affiliated health provider is generating a backlash among the LGBTQ community and supporters.
Supreme Court Allows Trump Military Transgender Ban To ProceedThe Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue.
Caitlyn Jenner: 'Wrong' To Think Trump Would Help LGBTQ PeopleCaitlyn Jenner says she made a "mistake" in thinking she could work with President Donald Trump to benefit the LGBTQ community and is now no longer a Trump supporter.
Fury Over Reported Federal Plan Targeting Transgender PeopleLGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans.
SF Police Commission To Consider Policy For Interactions With Trans SuspectsThe San Francisco Police Commission Wednesday evening will consider adopting a new policy that outlines how officers should interact with transgender and non-gender conforming individuals.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Transgender Judge Recalls Her Long JourneyTimes may have changed for Judge Victoria Kolakowski, but the memories remain fresh in her mind.
Transgender Migrant Dies While In US custodyThe death of a transgender woman while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has prompted advocates to demand that LGBTQ migrant detainees be freed until their cases are heard.
Health Care Is New Front For Transgender Rights Under TrumpMilitary service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care.