Report: Despite Decline In Police Stops, Blacks, Transgender Still Searched More Than Whites in 2020Traffic and pedestrian stops by California law enforcement agencies dropped significantly in 2020 compared to the year before, but Black or transgender people were still more likely to be searched than white or cisgender people, according to a state report released Friday.
Early Morning Shooting In Oakland Kills Transgender Person; 129th Homicide Of YearA shooting in Downtown Oakland early Friday morning claimed the life of a transgender adult, police say, in the city's 129 homicide of the year.
Trans Netflix Workers Who Criticized Chappelle Special Drop Labor Complaint, But One ResignsTwo former Netflix employees who criticized anti-transgender comments on Dave Chappelle’s TV special are dropping labor complaints and one has resigned from the company, it was announced Monday.
Dave Chappelle Agrees To Meet With Netflix's Transgender EmployeesFollowing the controversy surrounding transphobic comments made by Dave Chappelle in his new Netflix special, the comedian said this week he is willing to meet with Netflix’s transgender employees, but only under certain conditions.
Netflix Workers Walk Out In Protest Of Dave Chappelle Special Criticized As TransphobicMembers of the LGBTQ community are up in arms over a new special from comedian Dave Chappelle that they say ridicules transgender people. And on Wednesday, employees of Netflix staged a walkout to protest their company’s support for the program.
Netflix Employee Fired in Wake of Chappelle Special FurorBay Area-based streaming service Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s controversial comedy special “The Closer.”
Transgender Candidate of Color Running for San Francisco Democratic Party Chair Breaks BarriersA local figure who came to wider fame as a drag star is breaking barriers in Bay Area politics after she announced her candidacy to be the next chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party.
Transgender People Face Increased Danger, Identity Issues In PrisonThe extreme challenges of being transgender in prison
President Biden Issues Executive Order Blocking Trump Ban On Transgender Military Service MembersPresident Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order permitting transgender individuals to serve in the military, the latest change in course on the issue over the last handful of years.
Wiener Proposes Bill Banning Intersex Surgery for ChildrenState Sen. Scott Wiener proposed another bill this week banning some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old.
'Juno' Star Elliot Page Announces He Is TransgenderElliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor known for roles in "Juno" and Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy," announced Tuesday that he is transgender.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Roll Back Health Care Protections For Transgender PeopleA federal judge blocked the Trump administration on Monday from enforcing a new regulation that would roll back health care protections for transgender people.
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.