Cadence Case knows all about the discrimination at jobs and in landing an apartment, the fear of bullying in the streets, the sideway glances and snickers, the wearisome daily effort of acting as expected.
A new report by Open Society Foundations, "Transforming Health: International Rights-Based Advocacy for Trans Health," found that trans people across the globe are building alliances to promote health, end the discrimination and violence they face, and fight for policies that respect gender diversity and human rights.
The Directorate of Professional Standards has launched an investigation after Metropolitan Police officers were accused of mocking a transgender woman during an arrest in the heart of London’s LGBT community.
Each year the Berlin International Film Festival honors LGBT cinema with the Teddy Award. The award recognizes films and people who bring forward political and socially engaging themes that contribute to LGBT acceptance, social change and brings society closer to equality.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.