News

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

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5 Things Not to Say to a Transgender Person (and 3 Things You Should)

7/21/2014 11:14:21 AM

Plenty of transgender people have begun their journeys in the drag community, and you will find many trans folks who adore all of the subversive, transgressive energy that drag can bring. But many of are uneasy when our lives are mistaken for

Read the full story from Huffington Post

Transgender people detail bias they face

7/21/2014 5:53:48 AM

As she closed up the little bookstore in South Station one night, Vivian Taylor sought a quick bathroom break in the station's public stalls. But a man blocked Taylor, a transgender woman, from entering the women's room. Infuriated, the man barked at

Read the full story from Boston Globe

Meet Turkey's First Transgender News Anchor

7/21/2014 3:49:17 AM

Meet Michelle Demishevich, a prominent LGBT rights activist, and Turkey's very first transgender news anchor. Turkey is more tolerant of gay and transgender individuals than other Muslim countries. Turkey hosts the largest LGBT pride event anywhere in

Read the full story from Jezebel

Transgender Kansans fear voter ID roadblock

7/20/2014 8:46:15 PM

Hanson, a transgender Kansan, said she is loathe to let her gender identity be vetted by a random poll worker. "My identification and my ability to vote should not be up the subjective interpretation of anyone,” Hanson said. Tom Witt is the executive

Read the full story from Topeka Capital Journal

Mother's speech about her transgender child goes viral

7/19/2014 7:27:01 AM

Speech from Debi Jackson, mother of a KC transgender girl, garners global

Read the full story from The Denver Channel

Obama will sign order barring gay, transgender discrimination

7/19/2014 6:47:46 AM

President Barack Obama To Sign Petition Protecting Gay And Transgender

Read the full story from Los Angeles Times

Transgender woman's death draws national attention, calls for justice

7/18/2014 5:28:45 PM

LA Clippers forward Reggie Bullock confirms slain transgender woman in

Read the full story from Baltimore Sun (blog)

Civilities with GLAAD's Tiq Milan: “What pronoun to use for a transgender person?”

7/17/2014 8:08:32 PM



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Body of transgender woman found in NW Baltimore

7/17/2014 7:42:28 PM

Authorities said the body was that of a transgender woman who suffered severe trauma. Police said the victim identified herself as Mia Henderson, while the victim's government-issued identification said Kevin Long, 26. Police said it was too early to

Read the full story from WBAL Baltimore

Transgender Murder Victim Was Sibling Of NBA Player

7/17/2014 12:45:38 PM



Read the full story from CBS Local


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