Ashlee Marie Preston, who called out Caitlyn Jenner’s continued support of president Donald Trump, will be running for political office in California.
(AP) A national television ad during the Republican National Convention will aim to educate viewers about discrimination against transgender people.
INDIANAPOLIS —Advocates at the Indiana Statehouse are urging lawmakers to include protections for transgender people to proposed civil rights legislation.
After a tweet by President Trump advocated a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the United States military set off an alarm across the world, various news stories emerged with information about the more than 15,000 transgender service members who are currently serving in the United States military. In addition to widespread concern that the tweet could become policy, confusion surfaced about how such a ban could not only affect transgender service personnel who are already serving in the military, but also transgender veterans of the United States military who receive their healthcare at veteran healthcare facilities throughout the nation.
(CNN) -- A transgender woman prohibited from competing in a strength competition as a female is suing the fitness company sponsoring the competition, seeking $2.5 million in damages.
This week, individuals and organizations around the country are participating in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face.
(AP) She's a transgender woman and an experienced journalist who sings in a metal band in her spare time.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.
(AP) Connecticut's first transgender candidate for governor says her bid for the office isn't about her gender.
Hurricane Irma has claimed at least one non-living victim – the 2017 Southern Comfort Transgender Conference. Scheduled for Sept. 14 to 16 at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, the conference most likely won’t occur again until next year.
As South Florida’s Transgender community continues to mourn the loss of entertainer Kristina Reinwald, there is an upcoming opportunity for community members, allies and advocates to come together to share and learn.
(AP) In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly. But it is also extraordinarily unique, from the moment campers arrive each morning.
November 20 is observed as the Transgender Day of Remembrance in recognition of the murder of Boston native, Rita Hester in 1988. Hester was a well-known advocate who worked locally on education around transgender issues.
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate — she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.
Sunday, Nov. 20 2016 marks the 18th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a part of transgender awareness week. The day marks a period of reflection on trans lives lost to violence over the past year. The day serves not just for mourning, but to examine the attitudes and policies that most affect and in some cases marginalize trans lives, and the lives of people of color every day.
(WB) The first-ever formal meeting of transgender delegates to the Democratic National Convention took place on Thursday in Philadelphia.
DETROIT (AP) – A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of transgender people against Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson.
Ashley Diamond is finally home.
NEW YORK (AP) — A transgender inmate transitioning into a woman claims she was repeatedly raped by a Rikers Island corrections officer and jail officials turned a blind eye.
(AP) A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.