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UNC President: Campuses Must Follow Transgender Law

NATIONAL | By Martha Waggoner | Apr 9
The 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system will follow the state's new law about transgender people by requiring all bathrooms to be designated for use by people based on their biological sex.

Santa Clara is First County in U.S. to Raise Trans Flag

NATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Mar 26
The sun came out Tuesday, along with more than 30 people, to watch as Santa Clara County became the first county government in the U.S. to raise the transgender flag.

Trans Ex-Inmate Settles Case Against CA

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 27
A transsexual woman who was recently released from a California prison after working to get the state to provide her with gender-affirming medical care settled her case this week.

What About the 'T' in GLBT?

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Feb 21
Does the recent disbanding of New York's Empire State Pride Agenda signify that on their way to the altar rich gays threw trans people under the bus?

Montana Governor Issues Trans-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Order

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 24
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) on Monday issued an executive order extending nondiscrimination protections to state employees and state contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

'The Danish Girl' :: Testing Transitions in Gender and Love

MOVIES | By Chris Tittel | Jan 22
"The Danish Girl" is not so much about Einar's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer as it is about the eternal love that two human beings - regardless of gender - can have for one another.

New SF Sheriff Shares Plans for Trans Inmates

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 17
During her first full day on the job, newly sworn-in San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy met with advocates to work on updating her department's policies on transgender inmates.

All-Gender Restrooms Proposed in San Francisco

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 16
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos this week introduced legislation that would require local businesses and city-owned properties to make all one-person bathrooms gender neutral.

Violence and Visibility

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 28
2015 saw a surge in anti-trans murders. Top elected officials and transgender men and women themselves have been sounding the alarm.

Fraught Trans Process Exposed

NATIONAL | By Jason Hanasik | Dec 20
In 2014, the Williams Institute reported on the link between health disparities and trans suicide attempts. Things are slowly starting to change.

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