Trans Woman Joins “Inside Edition” As Special Correspondent

Trans Woman Zoey Tur Joins "Inside Edition" As Special Correspondent

Syndicated television show “Inside Edition” has revealed in a press release their hiring of Zoey Tur as a special correspondent. Tur is a trans woman who is best known as the Los Angeles helicopter pilot who covered the pursuit of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco in 1994.

Trans-Inclusive Swim at Vancouver Pool Welcomes Everyone

Trans-Inclusive Swim at Vancouver Pool Welcomes Everyone

Vancouver’s Templeton Pool is hosting their first trans-inclusive public swim this weekend with the goal of providing a safe environment for people to access the pool, change rooms, washrooms, and showers without fear of discrimination based on their gender identity.

Big Win For India’s First Transgender Mayor, Madhu Kinnar

Big Win For India's First Transgender Mayor, Madhu Kinnar

Independent candidate Madhu Kinnar has beaten the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Mahaveer Guruji by 4357 votes on 4 January to become mayor of Raigarh, which lies west of the India-Bangladesh border. The win also makes Kinnar India’s first transgender mayor.

Austin Police Department Welcomes Its First Openly Trans Officer

APD Senior Police Officer Greg Abbink

Last year, Senior Police Officer Greg Abbink came out as trans. He says his experience has been largely positive and that he’s been “blown away by the response and support” he’s received from his colleagues at the Austin Police Department. Abbink hopes to develop a class for the APD that focuses on trans issues.