At Rallies and Online, Transgender People Say They #WontBeErased -

At Rallies and Online, Transgender People Say They #WontBeErased

New York Times - 23 Oct 2018
L.G.B.T. activists mobilized a fast and fierce campaign that included a protest outside the White House on Monday to say transgender people cannot be expunged from society, in response to an unreleased Trump administration memo that proposes a strict ...

Myth #1: Transgender people are confused or tricking others

Vox - 14 Nov 2018
The most pervasive myth about transgender people — and the one myth that underpins much of the discrimination they face — is that they're somehow confused or actively misleading others by identifying with a gender different from the one assigned to ...

Transgender people: 10 common myths

Vox - 14 Nov 2018
Transgender people, who identify with a gender different from the one assigned to them at birth, have become increasingly visible and accepted in American society, from TV shows like Orange is the New Black and Transparent to Caitlyn Jenner's ...

Professor sues over transgender rebuke - 14 Nov 2018
(WSAZ/NBC News) - A Shawnee State University professor is suing officials at the small public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its nondiscrimination policy by not addressing a transgender student using the gender terms ...

Recommendations to reduce recidivism in transgender women

EurekAlert (press release) - 14 Nov 2018
"I think we are having a moment right now where the needs of transgender people are more visible," said Stephanie Creasy, M.P.H., project coordinator in Pitt Public Health's Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences. "But visibility does ...

Why Trans Awareness Week Matters To This Filipina-American Model

Refinery29 - 14 Nov 2018
There are many transgender models working in fashion today who straddle several worlds: trans models who are also activists, non-binary models who are on the men's and women's boards of their agencies, and those who are actors, too. But Geena Rocero ...

Tell us: What is GP care like for transgender people?

The Guardian - 13 Nov 2018
But a number of reports have suggested that for transgender individuals this can sometimes be a difficult experience. For some it is because of concerns they have about discussing their trans-health needs, for others it is facing insensitivity by ...

Can a Fired Transgender Worker Sue for Job Discrimination?

New York Times - 12 Nov 2018
“It is analytically impossible to fire an employee based on that employee's status as a transgender person without being motivated, at least in part, by the employee's sex,” the court said. “Discrimination 'because of sex' inherently includes ...

Judge agrees to trial date in Anchorage transgender case

Seattle Times - 15 Nov 2018
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska has agreed to a 2020 trial date for a lawsuit filed by a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women. In an order filed Wednesday, U.S. ...

Judge: IDOC staff must be trained on transgender issues

Bloomington Pantagraph - 13 Nov 2018
Housing assignments and the unique needs of transgender inmates are carefully considered, added Hess. Mental health experts for IDOC receive specialized training on transgender issues and "the development of training for all IDOC staff is underway ...

Local events mark Transgender Awareness Week

Denton Record Chronicle - 13 Nov 2018
Transgender Awareness Week continues with events in Denton. Denton resident and transgender equality advocate Amber Briggle will host a transgender story time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. People from Denton's ...

What's New