Topics :: trans-friendly legislation
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Fair warning to all gay-bashers who want to blame their crime on the 'scary lesbian' they just killed: California just became the first state to pass a ban on using the "gay panic" defense to reduce a murder charge.
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.
President Barack Obama has quietly done more to advance rights for transgender people than any other president, but they remain among the nation’s most misunderstood minorities. Here are five things to know about transgender America.
A lawsuit filed Thursday against New York state seeks Medicaid coverage for transgender people seeking what they consider to be life-saving health treatments, including gender change procedures.
The Nevada State Republican party has made history by tapping military veteran and transgender woman Lauren Scott to run against a Democract in Nevada Assembly District 30.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) on Thursday, May 15 signed into law a bill prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression. But opponents are mounting an effort to collect petition signatures in the hope of overturning the law.
The Maryland Coalition for Transgender Equality (MCTE) has launched a campaign to educate the public about a transgender-rights bill.
San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community.
LGBT-rights advocates testified Tuesday before the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in favor of a bill that would prohibit discrimination against people based on their gender identity.
EDGE speaks with trans woman Janet Mock about her new memoir "Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More," with readings and book signings in select markets.
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