A new report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union entitled "Dignity for All? Discrimination Against Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students" in New York State reveals that transgender and gender nonconforming students in New York public schools continue to face repeated discrimination and harassment from school officials and other students, despite legislation specifically in place to prevent them.
This past Tuesday, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management told federal employees' health insurers that starting in 2016, they cannot contain blanket exclusions for transgender healthcare in their plans.
TDOA is a march and rally designed to bring together trans and gender non-conforming people of color and allies to rise up in solidarity and strength against violence and discrimination while honoring and continuing the struggle for justice, liberation, and recognition for all oppressed people worldwide.
On June 23rd, USA Network is set to premiere an episode of Royal Pains featuring Nicole Maines, a prominent transgender teen guest starring as a transgender choreographer who discovers her hormone therapy may be endangering her health.
Starting July 1st 2015, Nevada state employees and their covered family members will have health coverage for transgender-related procedures and other medical expenses including mental health, hormone replacement therapy, and sex reassignment surgery.
This summer, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) will launch their 2015 U.S. Trans Survey, the largest survey ever focusing on the lives and experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary people.