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Trans teen attacked at school, charged with battery -- sign petition for charges to be dropped
A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.
Laverne Cox reflects on her recent appearance on "The Katie Show"
In a post on her Tumblr account, transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox wrote about her recent appearance with Carmen Carrera on "The Katie Show," hosted by Katie Couric.
Protections for transgender students in peril. Repeal efforts advance to full validation count
Even though California's transgender non-discrimination law, the School Success and Opportunity Act or AB1266, was signed into law last August, it still faces potential repeal. A coalition of anti-LGBT activist organizations collected hundreds of thousands of signatures to put the law up for a public vote in November.