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Berkeley Sued in Trans Woman's Death

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 2
The family of a transgender woman who died during a 2013 encounter with Berkeley police is fighting to keep a federal lawsuit against the city and several officers alive.

Transgender Man Sues Indiana Over Citizenship Requirement for Legal Name Change

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 25
A transgender man who has been granted asylum in the United States is suing over an Indiana state law that requires him to provide proof of citizenship before he can legally change his name to reflect his gender identity.

Federal Judge: Wisconsin Trans Student Should Be Allowed to Use Boys' Restroom

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has ruled that a Wisconsin public school district must stop discriminating against a transgender student by requiring him to use a separate restroom.

WHO Reevaluating Classification of Transgender Identity As A Mental Disorder

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Sep 3
The WHO still officially considers being transgender a mental disorder, but that may soon change.

HBO Doc 'Suited' Shows Trans/genderqueer Dressing For Success

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 31
HBO's fascinating, sometimes touching new documentary "Suited" dispels numerous myths about transgender people - the film might even open a few doors for this newly emerging community.

Trans Nurse Denied Shower After Being Pepper Sprayed

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 30
A transgender nurse working at a prison hospital was denied the right to use the male bathroom after being doused in pepper spray.

Trans and Pregnant: 'A Womb of Their Own' Offers Insight

MOVIES | By Sari Staver | Jul 22
How do people react when they meet someone with a full beard, large breasts, and a pregnant belly? High school teacher Rae Goodman answers this and other questions in the new documentary "A Womb of Their Own."

Trans on Campus :: Florida Atlantic University Students Share Their College Experiences

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 5
There are students who feel they weren't born in the right body - and several of them choose to transition while attending FAU.

SF Event Promotes CA Transgender Campaign

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 4
An effort to educate the public about transgender people, the Transform California campaign is co-led by statewide LGBT advocacy group Equality California and the Oakland-based Transgender Law Center.

Clinton Campaign Refuses to Fill Out Transgender Issues Questionnaire

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 28
A national transgender advocacy organization is criticizing the Clinton campaign for promising - and then backtracking - to fill out its political questionnaire on issues of importance to the transgender community.

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