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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.

Big, Beautiful, Trans :: 'American Horror' Actress Erika Ervin

TELEVISION | By Christiana Lilly | Jun 28
Trans actress Erika Ervin -- a.k.a. Amazon Eve -- starred in the "Freak Show"-set fourth season of "American Horror Story." But that was just the beginning. Here's the interview!

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.

ACLU Files Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit in Gloucester County, VA

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jun 15
"I just want to use the restroom in peace. Since the school board passed this policy I feel singled out and humiliated every time I need to use the restroom."

SF Sheriff's Plan to Move Trans Women Out of Men's Jail

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 14
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who have not had surgery according to their birth sex, meaning that trans women would no longer be housed with men.

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.

Adult Companies Invited to Donate to Transgender Equality

CULTURE | By EDGE | Jun 10
The adult studio Girlfriends Films is using its charity program to celebrate Caitlyn Jenner and her gender transformation with a donation to the National Center for Transgender Equality in Jenner's name. Other companies in the industry to do the same.

Facebook Protest Draws Crowd

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 7
About 100 people representing a diverse cross section of the LGBT community and allies gathered in front of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park June 1 to protest the social media company's real names policy.

Mixed Reaction to Jenner Interview

There was mixed reaction from trans community leaders to former Olympian Bruce Jenner's announcement that he is a woman and undergoing a gender transition.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

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.

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