transgender

#SafeBathroomsDC campaign using social media to increase the District's gender-neutral public bathrooms

The District of Columbia's Office of Human Rights (OHR) has launched its new Safe Bathrooms DC campaign, aimed at rapidly increasing the number of single-occupancy gender-neutral public bathrooms throughout the city.

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April 3, 2014

Chilean Senate makes trans rights bill a priority

This last Tuesday the Chilean Senate moved to create a bill that will allow transgender people to change their names and sex legally without sex reassignment surgery one of their top priorities.

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North Carolina transgender college student faced discrimination for restroom use

Andraya Williams, a 22-year-old trans woman of color and student at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) says she was escorted off campus and told she was suspended after using the women's restroom.

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April 1, 2014

Gender Proud launches on International Transgender Day of Visibility

Gender Proud launched on International Transgender Day of Visibility. Gender Proud is an advocacy organization working to create a universal right to change one's gender marker without having to undergo any surgeries that may not be wanted or necessary for an individual's transgender identity.

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Maryland legislature passes transgender protections

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.

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March 24, 2014

ACLU Gets win for transgender woman in Oklahoma

Last year Oklahoma judge Bill Graves, denied Angela Renee Ingram the right to change her name. This weekend, Ingram got the ruling overturned recently in the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals.

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March 20, 2014

Watch these awesome stories from Fusion TV highlighting online transgender youth support

The Internet hasn't always been a safe space for young people, specifically young people in the LGBT community. Yet across the nation many people who identify as transgender are finding comfort on sites such as Tumblr and YouTube.

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