transgender

New resource guide, "Trans Bodies, Trans Selves," includes contributions from GLAAD's staff and Board of Directors

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, a 672-page book and resource guide for transgender and gender non-conforming populations, is now available through Oxford University Press.

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Trans woman inmate suing Ohio for refusing to provide hormone treatments

Whitney Lee, a transgender woman incarcerated in Ohio, is asking a federal judge to order that the state continue providing her with hormone treatments, which were abruptly halted in February 2012.

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VICE News interviews Jaiyah Saelua, the first transgender athlete to play in a World Cup qualifier

In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.

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Anti-LGBT website pushing for referendum vote on Maryland's transgender non-discrimination act

The website MDPetitions.com, founded by Maryland Republican delegate Neil Parrott, has a new petition making false claims about the state's recently passed transgender-inclusive non-discrimination act, and calling for a referendum vote.

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U.S. Dept. of Education says Title IX protects transgender students

Today, the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance clarifying that the federal Title IX law prohibits discrimination against transgender students, as reported by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE).

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Trans actress Laverne Cox to executive produce trans youth documentary with MTV and Logo

Orange Is the New Black star and GLAAD Media Award honoree Laverne Cox will executive produce and host an upcoming documentary on transgender youth, as reported by BuzzFeed.

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Trans advocates and allies protest discrimination outside Long Island, NY pub

Transgender advocates and allies held a protest outside The Irish Times Pub in Holbrook, NY, after an incident in which trans woman Andi Dier was allegedly discriminated against and denied admission to the bar.

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April 24, 2014

South Dakota considers allowing trans students in activities according to gender identity

The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy that will allow transgender students to participate in activities according to their gender identity.

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