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.
The new Sakastoon police station will feature a transgender change room in the gymnasium – a suggestion that came from a public consultation hosted by the Saskatoon Police Advisory Committee on Diversity during initial planning.
This is a video chat on HuffPost Live featuring trans advocate Julian Melson, musician Alex Davis and HuffPost Gay Voices editor Noah Michaelson, discussing the current state of trans rights, transitioning in the public eye, and LGBT equality.
The D.C. Office of Human Rights has created the country’s first government-funded campaign to combat anti-transgender discrimination, the Washington Blade has learned.
With gender-variant people of nearly ever age and background represented, hundreds gathered in Union Park July 29 for Chicago’s first ever transgender pride event.
Civil rights advocates filed a court-supervised agreement Monday that will make it easier for transgender individuals in Illinois to get accurate birth certificates reflecting their gender. The agreement asks to end the requirement for genital surgery in order to change the gender marker.
New regulations are set to take effect in Alaska that will allow transgender drivers to change the sex designation on their drivers’ licenses.
Determined to combat discrimination and alienation, a transgender community in India is creating its own media to amplify its voice. It’s Thursday morning in Bangalore, a city in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. Community reporter Christy Raj, 27, is hurrying to finish work before 12:30 p.m., the hour when “Yaaru Ivaru” begins on Radio […]
The study by psychologist George Brown follows up on his 1988 paper, “Transsexuals in the Military: Flight Into Hypermasculinity,” which relied on interviews with 11 service members who identify as male-to-female transgender, meaning that they were born as biological males but identify as female. Many prefer the umbrella term transgender over the more narrow descriptor […]
This spring, Les and Scott GrantSmith will mark their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple raised two daughters along the way. But 15 years ago, they hit a crisis that nearly shattered their family. Les was keeping a secret, and that became a problem. But they solved it as a family, in a way that kept […]