Radio Gives Voice to India’s Transgender Community

Radio Gives Voice to India’s Transgender Community

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 […]

DTCC Offers Employees New Transgender Health Benefits

DTCC Offers Employees New Transgender Health Benefits

NEW YORK, Jun 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) today announced it will offer U.S.-based employees new transgender health benefits that include sex-reassignment surgery and related prescription drug treatment. DTCC will cover transgender health benefits the same as other health care benefits effective June 1, 2012. [번역]

Transgenderism More Likely in Military, Study Finds

Transgenderism More Likely in Military, Study Finds

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 […]

Hiring a Special Assistant, LGBT Research and Communications Project

Hiring a Special Assistant, LGBT Research and Communications Project

The Center for American Progress has an immediate opening for a Special Assistant to the LGBT Research and Communications Project. The Special Assistant will support the LGBT team in the production of timely policy research and analysis on a range of issues impacting LGBT Americans, including relationship recognition, workplace discrimination, LGBT health, youth homelessness, and LGBT family issues.

Trans Clients Speak!

Trans Clients Speak!

On the warm evening of Tuesday, April 21st at 6pm, over 110 therapists, mental health practitioners, and therapists-in-training across the Bay Area filled Namaste Hall at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) to hear directly from transgender and gender queer clients and consumers of therapy and mental health services. Three professional videographers documented this unique evening. An educational DVD for therapists, students, and […]

Serbia Becomes a Hub for Sex Reassignment Surgery

Serbia Becomes a Hub for Sex Reassignment Surgery

People from around the world are coming to Serbia for sex reassignment surgery, which is now subsidized for Serbs by national health insurance.

Nearly 100 foreigners and Serbs have undergone sex reassignment surgery in the past year, and the numbers are growing.

TranSquat, a Gender Neutral Bathroom Finder App

TranSquat, a Gender Neutral Bathroom Finder App

TranSquat is a gender neutral bathroom finder for iPhone users that locates bathrooms that are gender free relative to the users current location. It uses the phone’s current GPS location to search, add and share nearby safe locations with other users. TranSquat was written by and for the trans community and is powered by data […]