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HUD Policies Updated to Protect LGBTQ People; Will It Last?

HUD Policies Updated to Protect LGBTQ People; Will It Last?

By Jeff Taylor | Mar 5
Life as an LGBTQ person experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, always a difficult scenario, might get that much harder.

NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

Feb 25
Demonstrators gathered in New York City to protest the Trump administration's new guidance on bathrooms for transgender individuals.

Transgender Teen's Mother Suing Hospital for Discriminating Against Her Son

By John Riley | Oct 1
The mother of a transgender teenage boy who committed suicide after being released early from a children's hospital is suing that hospital for discriminating against her son.

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

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.

I Am Jazz :: New Docu-Series Features Inspiring Trans Teen's Life

By Christiana Lilly | Aug 2
At 14, Jazz Jennings is not just a transgender girl, but she's also one of the youngest transgender activists you'll find. Now, she and her family are starring in the TLC docu-series, "I Am Jazz."

Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn's Death Stirs Action in the U.S. and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 26
Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her, she pleaded: "My death needs to mean something. ... Fix society. Please."

MTV to Air Documentary About Transgender Youths

Sep 18
Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

Sep 14
A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school.

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

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