transgender

New GLAAD report maps long road to full LGBT acceptance, despite historic legal advances

GLAAD surveys conducted by Harris Poll show some Americans still 'very uncomfortable' with LGBT families and co-workers

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Transgender teen missing in Ohio was found safely

Ashley Lane, a 15-year-old transgender teen from Ohio, went missing on Saturday night. Lane was last seen attending the Ohayocon rave at the Columbus Convention Center.

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Study: Transgender children are not confused about their identities

A new study, to be published in the February issue of Psychological Science, finds that transgender children are fully capable of understanding what gender means, as well as their personal gender identities.

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WATCH: Laverne Cox to trans youth: "There is someone who loves you"

Actress Laverne Cox guest co-hosted The View yesterday morning and discussed the recent suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, Laverne's own attempt to take her life at a young age, the dangers of living in an anti-transgender culture, and resources for trans youth and their families.

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New York issues guidance for private insurance companies to cover transgender-related healthcare

New York State is issuing guidance to insurance companies, requiring them to end discriminatory exclusions on covering transgender-related healthcare, according to the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund.
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Miami-Dade County votes in favor of transgender protections in Human Rights Ordinance

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade County Commission voted to include protections against discrimination based gender identity and gender expression in its Human Rights Ordinance. In an 8-3 vote that followed a four-hour public hearing, commissioners approved the inclusion of these protections in employment, housing and public accommodation.

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Trans Lifeline provides suicide prevention by and for the trans community

The first of its kind, the San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people, by and for trans people.

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November 6, 2014

LGBT icons Laverne Cox and Robin Roberts tearing it up as Glamour's Women of the Year

Transgender actress and advocate Laverne Cox and Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts are among Glamour's Women of the Year.

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