Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
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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.
Trans advocate and editor of People.com launches the #GirlsLikeUs campaign to empower trans women.
Jenna Talackova has been officially listed among the sixty-two national finalists scheduled to compete in the upcoming Miss Universe Canada competition.
In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.
Several civil rights leaders have been outspoken about their unwavering support of Obama’s endorsement for marriage for same-sex couples in the last week.
This weekend, the New York Times published an extremely exploitative article about a transgender woman who had died in a fire.
Tom Gabel, lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, will come out as transgender in an article set to run in this week’s issue of Rolling Stone.
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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.
The city of Boston has agreed to pay a transgender woman $20,000 in exchange for dropping her suit against the officers who arrested her on disorderly conduct at a homeless shelter, in a case that highlights the department’s absence of written policies for dealing with transgender people.