Posts by Jessica Hofflich, Trans Issues Intern

U.S. trans survey launches summer 2015

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.Read More

Chris Mosier makes sports history as the first transgender man to join the US duathlon team

On June 6th 2015, out transgender man Chris Mosier finished 7th in the men's 35-39 category of the sprint duathalon at the Duathalon National Championship, earning him a spot on the national team which will represent the United States at the 2016 Duathalon World Championship in Spain, and making him the first openly transgender athlete to do so.Read More

Laverne Cox featured on cover of Entertainment Weekly's first LGBT issue in 15 years

This week, Entertainment Weekly is releasing their first LGBT issue in 15 years, featuring actress Laverne Cox on the cover.Read More

OSHA issues guidance on restroom access for transgender workers

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration released new guidelines for private businesses concerning restroom use for transgender employees.

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"Transparent" inspires web docu-series "This is Me"

On May 29, 2015, announced a new online docu-series "This is Me," inspired by Amazon's "Transparent." Each episode features some of the difficult, real-life issues experienced by trans and gender non-conforming people.Read More

Barnard College clarifies admissions policy with respect to transgender people

Barnard College last Thursday announced that it will begin to accept applicants who "consistently live and identify as women, regardless of the gender assigned to them at birth” for the fall 2016 semester.

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Premiering tonight: "Becoming Us" about a teen with a transgender parent on ABC Family

Tonight catch the series premiere of "Becoming Us," a new series following the life of a teen with a transgender parent.Read More
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