Kalki Subramaniam talks to Shobha Warrier about her journey to becoming a successful social activist and an entrepreneur.
The new head of the country’s leading LGBT military organization is Allyson Robinson, a former commissioned officer in the Army who most recently worked at the Human Rights Campaign on workplace issues.
Eden Lane is the host of Colorado Public Television’s “In Focus with Eden Lane,” a weekly interview program highlighting arts and culture. The program is focused on her interview subjects, but she, too, is sometimes in the spotlight, making history as the only known openly transgender mainstream television broadcaster in U.S., something that Lane says just sort of happened, and was nothing she ever set out to do.
Channel Islands imprint, Liberation Publishing, is publishing its first novel, “Black Art” by Vic Tanner Davy, on 1 November 2012; a crime thriller, featuring the world’s first female-to-male transsexual detective.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health is starting a Graduate Student Initiative which will provide a professional home for graduate researchers and young professionals in the field of transgender health.
The new mural in Clarion Alley is a tribute to Bay Area trans women activists, done in jewel tones on a background of night sky and stained glass.
Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to allow transgender people to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex reassignment surgery.
Community organizer Syrus Marcus Ware is the winner of this year’s Steinert & Ferreiro Award, one of the largest cash prizes presented to a Canadian individual in the queer community.
The Toronto District School Board has introduced a new set of guidelines [PDF] that spell out what kind of accommodation the board must offer to “transgender and gender non-conforming students and staff.”
Amongst the winners at the recent National Diversity Awards was London based trans activist Paris Lees, who scooped up a gong for positive role model of the year for LGBT.