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10 Transgender Trends for 2015

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 29
A leader in the area of transgender surgery has identified 10 important trends that will affect American and its transgender community in 2015.

Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

INTERNATIONAL | By Didi Tang | Dec 20
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

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 19
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

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
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

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
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

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 9
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Sep 30
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.

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
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.

Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Sep 1
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

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
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.

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