The Radikal news website has reported that Turkey’s first shelter for transgender people has opened in Instanbul.
Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Tom Wolf has named four more members of his cabinet, including Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender woman, who will serve as physician general.
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.
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.