Topics :: transgender issues

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Gender Identity and Trauma Response

HEALTH | By Chris Donaghue, Ph.D., LCSW, CST | Jul 26
Words like "man," "lesbian" and "gay" no longer explain the complexity of gender or sex, and neologisms abound to communicate how people now want to be referenced or seen.

NC Sports Venues Clarify Transgender Inclusion for Restrooms

SPORTS | By Matt Comer | Jul 25
North Caroliona's transgender NASCAR, football and baseball fans can now feel a tad bit safer the next time they head out to the old ball game or raceway.

Trans Murders Rise, But So Does Awareness

CRIME | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jul 22
Advocate groups say that one positive thing coming out of the rising number of reported murders is that it's raising awareness of transgender issues.

Dept. of Justice Backs Trans Student's Fight

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 4
The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in federal court that appears to bolster a Virginia transgender high school student's fight to use the bathroom that comports with his gender identity.

The Fifth Annual Transgender Symposium :: Every Day A Struggle

NATIONAL | By Sean McShee | Jul 4
Many discussions at the Fifth Annual Transgender Medical Symposium in Fort Lauderdale focused on the difficulties that transgender people face. These difficulties include body image, discrimination, and harassment.

The Fifth Annual Transgender Symposium :: HIV and the Trans Community

NATIONAL | By Sean McShee | Jul 3
Fort Lauderdale hosted the Fifth Annual Transgender Medical Symposium from May 14 to May 15, 2015. This three-part series recaps some of the major issues the symposium addressed.

Fla. City Official Mocks Jenner; Facebook Post Goes Viral

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Jun 20
When Pembroke Pines City Commissioner Angelo Castillo posted on Facebook that he had made the decision to remain a man, he probably didn't realize his self-described satirical message would end up going viral.

Making the 'T' in 'LGBT' Visible :: What Will It Take?

NATIONAL | By Porter Gilberg | Jun 13
Trans people still have a long way to go when compared to the gay, lesbian and bisexual community.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NATIONAL | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

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