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Philippine court to issue verdict in US Marine’s murder case

Monday, November 30, 2015
Jennifer Laude
A Philippine court is expected to deliver its verdict Tuesday in the case of a U.S. Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino. ...

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ACLU: Missouri school district’s transgender restroom policy is ‘blatant discrimination’

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Marionville High School
The Marionville School District policy allows transgender students to either use a gender-neutral bathroom or a bathroom designated for their biological sex. ...

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Ex-boxer Yusaf Mack wants a relationship with a trans person

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Yusaf Mack
"My interest is trannys," Mack said, demonstrating his dire need for a publicist. "I’m attracted to trannys. I don’t like no muscle like me." ...

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Israel court allows transgender woman’s cremation

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
This undated photograph shows May Peleg, an Israeli transgender woman. Israel's Supreme Court has cleared the way for the cremation of Peleg, who committed suicide, rejecting an appeal by her religiously observant family for a traditional Jewish burial. May Peleg killed herself this month and asked in her will to be cremated. Peleg's family is ultra-Orthodox, a deeply conservative community, and Jewish law forbids cremation.
The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes. ...

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Vietnam’s transgender say new law paves way for surgeries

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Vietnam's National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the law, which will take effect in 2017.
A new law will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination. ...

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McCrory asks Cooper to oppose transgender bathroom lawsuit

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Attorney General Roy Cooper
Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Governor Pat McCrory to side with a Virginia school district against a discrimination lawsuit. ...

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Woman who killed random shopper in supermarket gets life

Monday, November 23, 2015
Connor MacCalister, 31, of Saco, is led the into courtroom at the York County Courthouse, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Alfred, Maine. MacCalister, accused of fatally stabbing a stranger in a Maine supermarket, pleaded guilty to murder and requested a life sentence on Thursday, disregarding her lawyer's recommendation that she use an insanity defense.
Connor MacCalister told police she was angry with life and had gone to the store to kill "several random people." ...

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Bette Midler sharply critiques Caitlyn Jenner’s Republican views

Monday, November 23, 2015
Bette Midler
"Regardless of gender identity," Midler tweeted, "I guess she identifies most as 'uninformed." ...

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St. Louis observes Transgender Day of Remembrance; Caitlyn Jenner attends

Monday, November 23, 2015
Immediately following the dedication was a candlelight march through the Grove LGBT gayborhood led by Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC).
The evening saw the dedication of the first-in-the-nation Transgender Memorial Garden in the Grove neighborhood and a subsequent candlelight march. ...

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What a transphobic teacher needs to learn from an amazing 5-year-old transgender girl

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Ellie (left) and Ron
In Texas, the latest punch in the “religious freedom” strategy has been thrown. Previously, the anti-gay movement enlisted cake bakers, florists and a hapless county clerk. The latest to step up to the victim mouthpiece is a teacher named Madeline ...

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