Transgender people have consistently been subject to health care coverage policies that arbitrarily cut off access to the care they need. State policymakers in Oregon, however, have recently stepped up to end this kind of discrimination.
Transgender women's rights group GANDA Filipinas joined a One Billion Rising (OBR), a day of protest calling for an end to violence against women, at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila yesterday.
Thirty-seven Democratic senators have penned a letter sent to President Obama Thursday urging him to sign an executive order to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
After a wild season under the glare of the national media spotlight, the Mission College women's basketball team and its transsexual center Gabriellle Ludwig won their conference title Wednesday night.
Over the last decade, as activists started pushing colleges to accommodate transgender students, they first raised only basic issues, like recognizing a name change or deciding who could use which bathrooms.