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D.C. Trans Needs Assessment Report Reveals 'State of Emergency'

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 21
"There is a state of emergency for trans people in D.C., says Elijah Edelman. "In particular for trans women of color."

CA Groups Prepping Trans Education Campaign

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 15
Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, Executive Director Rick Zbur wrote that Houston's "harmful campaign" did not go unnoticed on the West Coast.

Ni'Tee: Against All Odds... And Stereotypes

A man's man inside and out. A cool dude from Philly, but few know what it really took for him to arrive at this place. It was anything but a short easy journey....

The Perfect "Trans-storm"

NATIONAL | By Stan Kimer | Nov 7
Many positive recent happenings have now all aligned so that there is a tremendous focus on understanding and appreciating this misunderstood and often maligned segment of our population.

'Transparent' Makes a Showing at Southern Comfort

TELEVISION | By Brendon Lies | Oct 25
Speaking at the Southern Comfort Conference after attendees viewed the first two episodes, co-director of Transparent Zackary Drucker shared with conference members just how involved the production team was in being as inclusive as possible.

9th Circuit Case Aids Trans Latinas

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Oct 25
A recent decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has helped one undocumented transgender woman from Mexico stay in the U.S. and attorneys hope the ruling will aid others.

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.

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