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Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On April 1, at the historic Wiltern Theater, an amazing lineup of comedy icons will come together for Krullapalooza, a live event to support Survivors’ Truths and the efforts of TransYouth Speak.

Transgender Menace-Conservatives Unite in Outrage

TELEVISION | By Michael Cox | Aug 15
Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new state law that will allow transgender K-12 students to access whichever restroom corresponds to their gender identity, conservative legal groups are fighting back, and Fox News correspondents have joined them.

Calif. Bill Supporting Transgender Students Goes to the Senate Floor

NATIONAL | Jun 13
The California Senate Education Committee OK’d a bill that provides crucial support for transgender students, allowing them to fully participate in all school activities, programs and facilities.

25,000 Support Six-Year-Old Trans Girl Facing Discrimination

LOCAL | By Lindsay King- Miller | Mar 12
The family of a Colorado transgender six-year-old is standing firm in their refusal to return their child to school unless she is allowed to use the girls’ restroom. And more than 25,000 have lent their support via a Change.org petition.

GLAD Fights to Protect Transgender Youth in Schools

LOCAL | By Dan Meyer | Mar 3
GLAD’s strong track record continues in 2013, with the ensuring of protections for transgender people and guidelines for Massachusetts schools, which they will work to ensure are enforced.

Colo. Transgender Girl Can’t Use School Bathroom

FAMILY | By P. Solomon Banda | Feb 28
A Colorado family is in the midst of a legal battle with the school district in Fountain, a town 82 miles south of Denver, over a dispute whether their transgender child should use the school’s girl’s bathroom or the nurse’s bathroom.

5-Year-Old British Boy Diagnosed With Gender Identity Disorder

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 22
Zachary Avery was diagnosed with gender identity disorder, making him one of the youngest kids in the UK to have the condition.

’Gun Hill Road’ :: Family dynamics, 21st century style

MOVIES | By Mona Elyafi | Aug 5
Gender identity & Latino machismo cross paths in "Gun Hill Road," Rashaad Ernesto Green’s first feature that explores a Latino man’s response to his son’s shifting sexual identity. EDGE spoke with Green & actor Harmony Santana about the film.

Spanish teen undergoes sex change operation

NATIONAL | By Daniel Woolls | Jan 13
A 16-year-old Spaniard has had a sex change operation, becoming the country’s first minor to undergo a procedure that few countries in the world allow for people so young, a doctor said Tuesday.

Fresh Controversy Surrounds 8-Year-Old’s Gender Identification

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
Josie Romero thinks of herself as a little girl, and exhibits the gender traits typically associated with girls. But her physical anatomy is that of a boy.

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