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.
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.