Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

NBC News article raises public awareness of LGBT youth homelessness crisis

An article published yesterday by NBC News titled "Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets" details the experiences of homeless LGBT youth in New York City.

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Rolling Stone profiles trans woman 'folk hero' CeCe McDonald in August issue

Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.

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It is getting better for LGBT youth in Chile with Todo Mejora

For LGBT youth in Chile and Latin America, Todo Mejora (Chile’s version of It Gets Better) is currently the country’s only organization targeted at helping specifically LGBT youth.

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VIDEO: Documentary reveals persecution faced by young LGBT Jamaicans

UK’s VICE News released a short documentary about life in Jamaica for LGBT youth, titled “Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens.”

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California court rules it's okay to expel a student for being transgender

27-year-old Domaine Javier sued Cal Baptist University of Riverside, California for expelling her for being transgender, and on July 11 the court ruled predominantly in the school's favor.

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