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Trans Behind Bars :: 'The Women of San Quentin' Comes Amid Historic Changes

BOOKS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 11
A new book chronicling the lives of nine transgender women across the country who have been incarcerated comes amid historic progress for such prisoners.

Judge: Transgender Woman Can Sue for Sex Discrimination

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 20
In a promising sign of what may end up being progress on transgender rights, a U.S. district court judge rules on Tuesday that a transgender woman could pursue a lawsuit against her former employer for sex discrimination.

Trans Former Employee Accuses Agency of Bias

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 23
Berkeley officials will investigate a city-funded agency that provides services to people with disabilities after a transgender former employee accused it of fostering a "psychologically tortuous" workplace.

The Southern Comfort Conference Celebrates 25th Year in Fort Lauderdale

NATIONAL | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Aug 22
The largest transgender conference in the nation has relocated to Fort Lauderdale to celebrate its 25th year.

CA Prison to Provide Surgery to Trans Woman

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 16
State prison officials in California have reached a groundbreaking settlement with a transgender woman held in a men's prison and will provide gender-affirming surgery for her.

'Positively Trans' Survey Launches

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 8
A new groundbreaking survey launched this week that aims to assess needs and realities of transgender people living with HIV/AIDS.

Trans Woman Killed in Fresno

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 2
Fresno police are investigating the death of someone who was stabbed on a city street late last week by a person in an SUV.

Drag Pageant Rules Excluding 'Pre-Op' Transgender Contestants Met with Confusion, Condemnation

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Aug 1
A national drag pageant's decision to update its rules extending participation by some transgender people -- but excluding transgender people who have not yet had gender reassignment surgery -- has caused confusion.

Gender Identity and Trauma Response

HEALTH | By Chris Donaghue, Ph.D., LCSW, CST | Jul 26
Words like "man," "lesbian" and "gay" no longer explain the complexity of gender or sex, and neologisms abound to communicate how people now want to be referenced or seen.

NC Sports Venues Clarify Transgender Inclusion for Restrooms

SPORTS | By Matt Comer | Jul 25
North Caroliona's transgender NASCAR, football and baseball fans can now feel a tad bit safer the next time they head out to the old ball game or raceway.

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