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News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
The Arcadia Unified School District in California and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement to end the case concerning discrimination against a transgender student. The outcome is a victory for transgender students, and the district will immediately take steps to treat the transgender male student named in the case with the same respect as his peers.
The Jewish Daily Forward published a piece today describing the difficulties faced by transgender campers, with a focus on those attending Jewish summer camps.
Last night, family and friends gathered in Philadelphia's Love Park to hold a vigil in honor of Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was brutally murdered and dismembered last week in an act of transphobic violence.
More Light Presbyterians as announced its decision to appoint Alex McNeil, an openly transgender man has their new executive director.
According to a study done by the Mexican National Institute of Public Health, 36% of transgender people who stopped at a migrant shelter in Mexico experienced violence while at the shelter.
An arrest has been in the case surrounding Diamond Williams, a transgender women in Philadelphia. Tonight a Speak Out and Vigil is being held in her honor.
On July 22, 2013, the LGBT military organization Servicemembers, Partners, and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All (SPART*A) announced its launch.
In the week and a half following the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, news outlets of all types have been flooded with commentary about the case and its broader implications.