SB 1218, a Texas bill which was geared to restrict transgender Texans from getting marriage licenses has died.
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The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.
What does Mother's Day really mean? Stephanie B. explains how she and her family celebrate diversity and acceptance.
En esta edición de LGBT en Español: abordamos la cobertura de medios de habla española sobre las llamadas "terapias reparativas," el apoyo de Obama para el matrimonio igualitario, el Día Internacional Contra la Homofobia y Transfobia, ¡y más!
In this edition of LGBT en Español, see how Spanish-language media outlets covered so-called "reparative therapies," Obama's support of marriage equality, and International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, & more!
Today marks the kick-off of the three-day long Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC). With more than 2,000 people expected to attend, this 11th annual gathering represents the world’s largest trans-specific conference. According to its Web site, the conference offers “workshops and activities focused on the health and well-being of transgender people, communities and allies.”
“This is a historic day for human rights in the United States…starting today transgender and gender non-conforming people now have legal recourse if they face discrimination on the job," said Masen Davis, executive director of the Transgender Law Center (TLC). "We no longer have to be silent when we are fired or not hired simply for being who we are.”
Jenna Talackova finished among the top twelve semi-finalists of the Miss Universe Canada pageant on Saturday, where she also took home a Miss Congeniality award.
Following an incredibly exploitative piece in the New York Times about the death of transgender woman Lorena Escalera in a fire this past weekend, and the newspaper’s subsequent refusal to acknowledge the true problems with their story, transgender advocates and allies have generated a powerful response asserting the immense hurt felt by so many over this coverage.
A man accused of attacking a transgender woman in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood in August had his trial on a charge of simple assault pushed off for almost two months following the government's motion to continue the case, thereby delaying the start of trial, originally set to begin today.
Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans Wednesday night in his third State of the State address. And it is doing better than two years ago, he added.
A 30-year-old rights activist is vying to become Ecuador's first transsexual lawmaker.
The Brown Student Health Insurance Plan will cover 14 different sexual reassignment surgery procedures starting in August, Director of Insurance and Purchasing Services Jeanne Hebert confirmed in an email to The Herald.
In today’s economy workers should not have to choose between keeping their jobs and caring for a sick partner, spouse, or child.
Is there a hidden, transgender voting bloc ripe for a political awakening? At least one Thai politician seems to think so.
The New York Times’ “Ethicist,” Chuck Klosterman, offered a disappointing response to a transgender reader on Friday.
Yesterday, pianist Sara Davis Buechner published on the New York Times website a brave and moving account of her experiences as a transgendered person.