TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Transgender

Archives | Mentions:

Page 9 of 41« First...8910...203040...Last »

Court overturns judge’s refusal to allow transgender applicant’s name change

| Thursday, March 27, 2014
Judge Bill Graves
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has reversed a county judge's refusal to grant a name change to a transgender person.

Filed under: , , ,

Md. House OKs transgender rights bill, governor says he will sign into law

| Thursday, March 27, 2014
Maryland state capitol in Annapolis.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, and Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to sign the bill into law.

Filed under: , ,

Justice Dept. to train local police forces to work with transgender people

| Thursday, March 27, 2014
police
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department launched a program Thursday to train local police departments to better respond to transgender individuals, a population authorities say is disproportionately harmed by violence.

Filed under: , ,

‘What’s between your legs?’ is the new ‘So what do you do in bed?’

| Thursday, March 27, 2014
Laverne Cox gives the keynote address at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 26th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, on Jan. 30, 2014 in Houston.
Transgender characters in entertainment were always around, but as the punch line. When it came to news, it was usually about a hate crime. And I can tell you from personal experience even that coverage had to be fought for, from Brandon Teena to Fred Martinez to Gwen Araujo. But increasingly, we are seeing transgender actors, activists, filmmakers, politicians and people from every walk of life coming out and telling their stories...

Filed under: , ,

Md. House committee advances transgender rights bill

| Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Maryland-statehouse
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A Maryland House of Delegates committee on Tuesday advanced legislation to prohibit discrimination against people who are transgender.

Filed under: , ,

Opponents of Calif. transgender rights law revive ballot fight

| Tuesday, March 25, 2014
California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Opponents of a new California law that provides transgender students certain rights in public schools are challenging the secretary of state's finding that they failed to gather enough voter signatures for a referendum to repeal the law.

Filed under: , , , ,

High school science teacher changing gender to ‘authentic self’

READ IT AT: The Fresno Bee → | Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Fresno BeeKaren Adell Scot
After spring break, 24-year Yosemite, Calif. high school science and multimedia teacher Gary Sconce will return to teach as her true self. "It's like getting out of dark solitary confinement in prison where you never saw the light."

Filed under: , , ,

Poll: 71 percent of Marylanders support transgender rights bill

| Saturday, March 15, 2014
Maryland
BALTIMORE -- A new poll finds that 71 percent of Marylanders support proposed legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodation.

Filed under: , , ,

Report: ‘No compelling medical reason’ to ban transgender military service

| Thursday, March 13, 2014
us-military
SAN FRANCISCO -- An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there "is no compelling medical reason" for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.

Filed under: , ,

Transgender woman sues CrossFit for blocking her from female competition

| Friday, March 7, 2014
Chloie Jonsson
SAN FRANCISCO -- A transgender woman in Northern California has sued the company behind the popular CrossFit workouts for refusing to let her compete in the female division of its annual fitness competitions.

Filed under: , , , ,

Page 9 of 41« First...8910...203040...Last »