Beginning this month, transgender teens in the Greater Toronto Area will have better access to healthcare services with the opening of the Transgender Youth Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Transgender Youth Clinic is the first and only transgender adolescent clinic in Toronto.
Mecklenburg County (Virginia, USA) commissioners tonight voted 6-3 to add protections for transgender workers to the county’s non-discrimination policy. The 6-3 vote brings county policies in line with Charlotte’s and federal government regulations.
Tasmania took a significant step towards equality last week with the state parliament’s passage of the Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill 2012, extending legal protections on the grounds of gender identity and intersex status for the first time.