On Monday, July 27th 2015, a lawsuit filed to allow a transgender teen to use the boys' restrooms in his school moved forward, as U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar dismissed the Title IX discrimination claims in the suit.
On Wednesday, July 15th, Ireland passed the Gender Recognition Bill, which allows all citizens over the age of 18 to self-declare their gender marker on their legal documents without any medical intervention or other type of verification required. Prior to this, people in Ireland had no way to change their legal gender.
For the past year, the magazine has been running a "Modern Life" column every month. This month the column features an interview with Jodie Patterson, the mother of Penel, her 7 year old transgender son.