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Mass. Says No To DOC Reassignment Surgery for Transwoman

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 23
The First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier ruling that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts must provide Michelle Kosilek, an incarcerated transgender woman, medically-necessary gender reassignment surgery.

Fenway Health Launches Transgender Needs Assessment Survey

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 8
In an effort to assess the health of Massachusetts’s transgender and gender nonconforming adults, The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and Fenway Health have collaborated on a needs assessment study.

Three Boston LGBT Nonprofits Top List on Philanthropedia

LOCAL | By Antoinette Weil | Jan 23
Boston Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY), Mass Equality, and Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) have all been recognized as top local nonprofits by Philanthropedia.

Action Day at the State House for Transgender Equal Access

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 14
The MTPC and the Transgender Equal Right Coalition invite the transgender community and allies to participate in a Community Action Day on Jan. 17 at the Massachusetts State House.

Trans Activists Band Together to Share Resources

LOCAL | By Dan Meyer | Dec 16
The Trans Advocacy Network (TAN), a consortium of grassroots organizations aimed at promoting the rights of this oft-excluded part of the LGBT community, left a recent summit in Berkeley with a feeling that they were helping to mobilize the movement.

Trans Murder Victims Remembered on Boston Common

LOCAL | By Dan Meyer | Nov 20
Boston’s LGBT community came together on Sunday at the State House to honor the 265 transgender men and women killed in bias crimes this year across the world, as part of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

NCTE’s Voting While Trans Campaign Fights Voter Suppression

NATIONAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Oct 25
With Election Day approaching, The National Center of Transgender Equality launched Voting While Trans, a program to help transgender people counter voting suppression techniques.

MTPC Honors DeLeo with Transgender Ally Award

POLITICS | By Dan Meyer | Apr 13
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition on Thursday presented House Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) with its Transgender Ally Award for his efforts in support of the commonwealth’s Transgender Rights Bill that passed last year.

Right-Wing Websites Blast Paper’s Coverage of Teen’s Sex Change

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 16
MassResistance reacts to a Boston Globe story about a teen boy who has transitioned into a girl.

Macy’s Employee Fired After Refusing to Let Transwoman into Dressing Room

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 12
A San Antonio, Texas, Macy’s department store fired an employee for not the store’s LGBT policy when helping a transgender customer, causing right winged organizations to get upset.

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