Effective July 10, the Palm Springs police department has adopted a policy addressing how employees should interact with transgender people in the field.
The Boston Police Department has issued antidiscrimination guidelines that offer transgender individuals new protections during searches and bookings.
The Albany County Legislature has unanimously passed an anti-discrimination law that protects transgender people.
A bill filed in the Senate last week would make it illegal for businesses, employers, landlords, schools and public agencies in Delaware to discriminate based on gender identity.
Nevada lawmakers are making a strong statement that crimes motivated by hatred of someone being a transgender person will not be tolerated in the Silver State.
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must undergo sterilization violates the Swedish Constitution and the European Convention of Human Rights and must be repealed.
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.
Completing proceedings in a case regarding transgender rights in the country, the Supreme Court issued a decision saying that transgender people should be given equal basic rights as all citizens.
A Philadelphia group that unites transgender and gender-variant people living both inside and outside of prison walls got a vote of confidence — and a financial boost — from a local social-justice agency.
So much can happen in a year! Here is Dr. Jillian T. Weiss’ list of the top fifty trans developments in United States law over the past year.