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

FAMILY | 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

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.

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

TELEVISION | 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

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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'

NATIONAL | 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.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

NATIONAL | Jul 14
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

R. Kelly Talks About Transgender Son for First Time

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 25
R&B icon R. Kelly, for the first time, spoke out about his transgender child Monday -- weeks after gossip websites insensitively reported on her coming out.

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