Today is International Transgender Day of Visibility, and it couldn't be coming at a better time. The day is about elevating the recognition With transgender visibility on the rise, it's a good time to take a look at what is happening in the transgender world.
This past weekend Chicago hosted the second annual Trans 100, an event that recognizes 100 transgender people working who have worked towards the advancement of the transgender community. Trans*H4ck also worked in partnership with this yearsTrans 100 to acknowledge transgender people's contribution to the tech industry.
For the first time in the nation's history, transgender people were allowed to vote in an election. Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran explore this major achievement, the state of LGBT equality (or lack thereof), ongoing institutional corruption, and remaining hurdles.
The Gay Straight Alliance Network is rallying GSA clubs around the country to urge their districts to adopt practices described in "Restorative Practices: Fostering Healthy Relationships & Promoting Positive Discipline in Schools."
The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would ban discrimination against transgender people. It was passed by the Maryland Senate in January, and is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley in the coming weeks.