This is the section for any news related to local, national, and international transgender issues.  Included is our membership newsletter which is published quarterly.

Current News

Transgender Teen Back in Custody After Escape

9/16/2014 9:55:36 PM

A troubled transgender girl whose confinement case has attracted national attention escaped from a Connecticut treatment program Tuesday and was found by police several hours later, state officials said. The teenager has been moved several times since

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Transgender protections come before Miami-Dade commission — again

9/15/2014 11:00:02 PM

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Transgender student crowned homecoming princess at Colorado high school

9/15/2014 10:52:45 PM

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Transgender rights activists celebrate Hockey Canada settlement

9/15/2014 8:57:34 PM

“His courage will allow transgender hockey players to feel welcome and supported in their locker rooms,” Burke said in a statement. “Hockey is a game meant for everyone and we are excited for the day when all LGBT athletes feel secure in their ability

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Pulse on Health: Give transgender coverage time to sink in

9/15/2014 12:40:27 PM

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Transgender student becomes first to join Douglass Residential College

9/15/2014 4:11:38 AM

González is the first openly transgender activist and student in the Douglass Residential College. As the member of several social justice and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and ally organizations on campus, she is a young leader

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Jazz Jennings shares story of her triumphs, struggles as a transgender child ...

9/14/2014 10:11:23 PM

"This is the first book for little kids that expressly uses the word transgender and tries to define it," says Herthel, whose organization strives to integrate lesbian, gay, bi and transgender history into schools and culture at large. "Jazz is a kid

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Homecoming queen Scarlett Lenh puts transgender issues front and center

9/14/2014 7:57:07 PM

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Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

9/13/2014 11:32:01 PM

A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported Saturday ( that Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at Sand Creek

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Transgender Teen Wins Homecoming Princess

9/13/2014 2:44:13 PM

11 News is talking to a Colorado Springs student nominated to be homecoming queen. This student is transgender, born a boy, living life as a girl. It has a lot of parents upset. Scarlett Lenh looks like your average teenage girl as she re-applies her

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