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Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

By Didi Tang | Saturday Dec 20, 2014
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

Hate Group Condemns Justice Dept. For Protecting Trans Workers

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Dec 19, 2014
The move this week by the Justice Department to extend workplace protections to transgender employees has the SPLC designated hate group Family Research Council in an uproar.

On World Human Rights Day, Report Highlights Trans Health and Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
A new report by amfAR and GATE highlights the ongoing struggle of transgender individuals across the globe in their fight for access to appropriate and effective HIV care and treatment.

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.

NYC Councilman Proposes Birth Certificate Modernization

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 9, 2014
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

By Wayne Parry | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80.

Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

By Justin Snow | Monday Sep 1, 2014
A new report finds the Pentagon could immediately open the armed services to transgender Americans.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Laverne Cox Hopes to Inspire With Life Story

By Mesfin Fekadu | Friday Aug 22, 2014
Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment - including a recent Emmy nomination - and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.

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