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Mixed Reaction to Jenner Interview

CELEBRITIES | Apr 30
There was mixed reaction from trans community leaders to former Olympian Bruce Jenner's announcement that he is a woman and undergoing a gender transition.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NATIONAL | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

Bold & Beautiful Character Maya Avant Outed As Transgender

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 22
Viewers of the popular daytime drama "The Bold and Beautiful" were no doubt surprised by the March 2015 revelation that the character of Maya Avant is transgender.

Trans People Face High Costs to Transition

NATIONAL | By Sasha Lekach | Apr 19
Trans men and women struggle with the medical and other costs of their transition so they can physically present themselves, not as the gender they were born into, but as the gender with which they identify.

On Trans Visibility Day, Jim Colllins Announces Grant Recipients

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Jim Collins Foundation (JCF) funds gender-affirming surgeries with 2015 grants.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

AP Sources: Concerns Over Easing Transgender Ban in Military

NATIONAL | By Lolita C Baldor | Mar 25
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, according to U.S. officials familiar with the discussions.

Could Transwoman Be Implanted With Artificial Uterus?

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 18
A recent uterine transplant at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with in vitro fertilization, resulted in the birth of a healthy and fully developed child, carried to term by its birth mother. Could it work for MTF transwomen?

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