Topics :: gender identity

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Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

OkCupid Says OK to Trans, Genderqueer and 'Sapiosexuals'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 18
The online dating site OkCupid has expanded its gender and sexuality users for users of its desktop site, and some of the options have users scratching their heads.

NYC Councilman Proposes Birth Certificate Modernization

HEALTH | By EDGE | Oct 9
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.

Manning Sues Defense Dept. for Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | By David Dishneau | Sep 24
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement

Laverne Cox, Kate Bornstein in Weeklong GENDERFLUID Fest

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Laverne Cox, Holly Woodlawn, Hedwig and Kate Bornstein will headline GENDERFLUID, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

NY Gov. Cuomo: Outlaw Gender Identity Discrimination

POLITICS | By David Klepper | Aug 21
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.

France Retreats on Teaching Boy-Girl Equality

INTERNATIONAL | By Sylvie Corbet | Jun 30
France is scrapping a plan to teach children the "ABCD of equality" between boys and girls after protests by some parents who feared it was a stealth effort to erase gender differences.

Trans Woman Files Discrimination Complaint Against Dallas Salvation Army

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 6
Transgender woman Jodielynn Wiley has filed a complaint against the Dallas Salvation Army, saying that they threatened to boot her from the housing program because she hadn’t yet completed her gender reassignment surgery.

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