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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.

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.

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.

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