The world’s first known senior’s home exclusively for transgender people is being built on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta.
The Administrative Court of Appeals in Stockholm has announced that the requirement in the Swedish Law that a person wishing to change gender marker must undergo sterilization violates the Swedish Constitution and the European Convention of Human Rights and must be repealed.
Members of a LGBT advocacy organization announced late Thursday afternoon that Charlotte, North Carolina City Manager Curt Walton has made the decision to add protections for transgender workers to the city’s non-discrimination policy.
The last 12 months saw remarkable accomplishments in the area of transgender rights in the U.S., including advances in the areas of employment protections and health care access that should continue to yield considerable progress for months and years to come.
United Methodist minister and transgender advocate David Weekley was honored with the Northwest Gender Alliance’s inaugural “Man of the Year” award, in recognition of the outstanding contributions made to Portland’s transgender community by trans masculine individuals.
Transgender citizens of New Zealand will be able to change their gender on their passports by a simple declaration stating a person’s preferred sex or gender identity and how long they have had that identity.