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Judge: Transgender Woman Can Sue for Sex Discrimination

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 20
In a promising sign of what may end up being progress on transgender rights, a U.S. district court judge rules on Tuesday that a transgender woman could pursue a lawsuit against her former employer for sex discrimination.

Gay Journalists' Confab Features Trans Elders

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Sep 12
A panel of trans elders discussed historical and contemporary issues facing the transgender community during a luncheon plenary at the recent National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association's national convention.

No Arrests in Fresno Trans Death

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 5
More than a month after a transgender woman died after being stabbed on a Fresno street, law enforcement agencies are continuing to seek the person who attacked her.

Trans Former Employee Accuses Agency of Bias

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 23
Berkeley officials will investigate a city-funded agency that provides services to people with disabilities after a transgender former employee accused it of fostering a "psychologically tortuous" workplace.

Trans Murder Rates Are Out of Control

CRIME | By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Aug 22
In total, 16 transgender women were murdered so far in 2015, a number surpassing last year's. What's more, 14 of the 16 victims were transgender women of color.

The Southern Comfort Conference Celebrates 25th Year in Fort Lauderdale

NATIONAL | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Aug 22
The largest transgender conference in the nation has relocated to Fort Lauderdale to celebrate its 25th year.

CA Prison to Provide Surgery to Trans Woman

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 16
State prison officials in California have reached a groundbreaking settlement with a transgender woman held in a men's prison and will provide gender-affirming surgery for her.

'Positively Trans' Survey Launches

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 8
A new groundbreaking survey launched this week that aims to assess needs and realities of transgender people living with HIV/AIDS.

I Am Jazz :: New Docu-Series Features Inspiring Trans Teen's Life

TELEVISION | By Christiana Lilly | Aug 2
At 14, Jazz Jennings is not just a transgender girl, but she's also one of the youngest transgender activists you'll find. Now, she and her family are starring in the TLC docu-series, "I Am Jazz."

Trans Woman Killed in Fresno

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 2
Fresno police are investigating the death of someone who was stabbed on a city street late last week by a person in an SUV.

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