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Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

By Didi Tang | Saturday Dec 20, 2014
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out Red Carpet for Transgender Travelers

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Dec 19, 2014
The first city to make a splash in the transgender tourism market may surprise you-and Fort Lauderdale wouldn't have it any other way.

VA School Board Votes Against Trans Student

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 13, 2014
The Gloucester County (Va.) School Board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve a motion that limits transgender students to using the bathroom assigned to their biological sex, or single-stall restrooms or some other type of "alternative private facility."

SF Trans Woman's '09 Killing Remains Unsolved

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Friday Dec 12, 2014
Five years after the homicide of Mariah Qualls, a transgender woman who was found dead in her North Beach residential hotel room, San Francisco police are still working to bring whoever's responsible into custody.

Transgender Vacations Launches Group Travel Company

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Dec 12, 2014
Stephanie Land, founder of Transgender Vacations, offers group travel specifically geared toward the transgender community.

Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

On World Human Rights Day, Report Highlights Trans Health and Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
A new report by amfAR and GATE highlights the ongoing struggle of transgender individuals across the globe in their fight for access to appropriate and effective HIV care and treatment.

New Grant Will Help Study HIV in the Trans Community

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Dec 6, 2014
A San Francisco agency was recently awarded a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to study HIV/AIDS in the transgender population.

Trans Grad Student Wins CSU Award

By Elliot Owen | Saturday Nov 22, 2014
A transgender graduate student has received an outstanding achievement award from the California State University Board of Trustees.

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.

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