SAN FRANCISCO -- Transgender people can be especially vulnerable to harassment and attacks and shouldn't be equated with gays and lesbians by U.S. immigration officials determining whether to grant asylum, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A transgender man in Arizona who gave birth to three children after beginning to change from female to male can continue to pursue a divorce, a state appeals court said Wednesday in reversing a judge who refused to end the marriage.
(WB) A federal court for the first time has ruled transgender people can sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act, despite the law’s explicit exclusion of claims based on gender identity.
(CNN) Students returning to school this fall are likely to face some confusion as school boards struggle with the issue of access to bathrooms for transgender individuals.
CrossFit is taking a step towards being more inclusive by inviting transgender people to their annual games and allowing them to register using their gender identity as opposed to their assigned sex at birth.
(CNN) -- Ted Cruz is condemning the deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic, but is refusing to blame the attack on the anti-abortion rhetoric that has consumed stretches of the Republican primary campaign.
Cuba has caved to evangelical and public pressure to remove language from their new constitution defining marriage as a union between “two people… with absolutely equal rights and obligations,” staying silent about marriage instead.
As New York celebrated Pride, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a series of actions to assure transgender people in the state have access to health care, including transition-related care such as gender reassignment surgery.
Albany, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's governor says transgender people should be protected from discrimination and says that if elected to a second term he'll push to include gender identity and expression in the state's civil rights law.
(EDGE) Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is appealing an order by the state Office of Open Records to provide certified copies of dispatch records pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident.
(WB) The lives of transgender people lost to anti-trans violence over the past year in the U.S. and worldwide were honored on Nov. 20, at D.C.’s annual Transgender Day of Remembrance held at the Metropolitan Community Church of Washington.
Local community members sat frustrated through a meeting this week with the Northern District of Texas Department of Justice Community Relations Service and a representative of the FBI Dallas field office who maintains hate crime statistics.
In the predominantly red state of Texas, anti-LGBT sentiments run deep. Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has promised to introduce a federal "religious freedom" bill which would legalize anti-LGBT discrimination on "religious grounds". And the Texas State Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought forth by GOP lawmakers in Houston which would limit the protections offered to legally wed same sex couples--the plaintiffs in the case have said that they hope to get SCOTUS to overturn their landmark 2015 ruling which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.
One by one they read aloud the names of the fallen, the day they passed and too often their horrible cause of death.
(AP) A federal judge on Monday barred President Donald Trump’s administration from proceeding with plans to exclude transgender people from military service.
(AP) A D.C. man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a transgender woman in Montgomery County last April.
(WB) An agreement was reached to withdraw a petition pending before the Supreme Court that could have established a nationwide rule on whether transgender kids are entitled to use school restrooms consistent with their gender identity.
The possible decriminalization of marijuana in Wilton Manors won’t result in much of a savings in police time. That’s according to a report issued by the Wilton Manors Police Department.
SAN DIEGO — An aide to former California congressional candidate Carl DeMaio was sentenced Monday to five years' probation for lying to federal investigators about a threatening email he wrote but said might have come from DeMaio, one of several allegations that rocked one of last year's most closely watched congressional races.