Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men

Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men

Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men (Forthcoming: Transgress Press, August 2012) Hung Jury is an original collection of candid testimonies of genital transformation by transsexual men and the important ways it has changed their lives. [Translate]

Pressure grows to improve human rights for transgender people in Newfoundland

Pressure grows to improve human rights for transgender people in Newfoundland

As Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates its gay pride week, pressure is growing on the province to improve human rights protections for the transgender community.

The NDP has called on the Progressive Conservative government to add gender identity as a prohibited ground of discrimination under its Human Rights Act.

Camp Aranu’tiq: A place where transgender youth can be themselves

Camp Aranu’tiq: A place where transgender youth can be themselves

Last week, I had the honor of volunteering with Camp Aranu’tiq, a week-long, overnight summer camp for transgender and gender-variant youth, aged 8 to 15. The camp, started by Nick Teich on the East Coast, was held on the West Coast for the first time this year, in Southern California. The mission of Camp Aranu’tiq […]

Northwest Press Releasing Graphic Novel About Gay/Bi Trans Men

Northwest Press Releasing Graphic Novel About Gay/Bi Trans Men

Northwest Press is about to debut a really interesting new book at the end of August. Transposes is a nonfiction graphic novel by Dylan Edwards exploring the fascinating lives of seven transgender men who also happen to be gay, bisexual, or otherwise non-straight.

Healthy SF to remove trans exclusions

Healthy SF to remove trans exclusions

Nearly two years after a complaint was filed charging that Healthy San Francisco, the city’s health insurance program for uninsured residents, is discriminatory because it excludes services for transgender people, city officials are in the process of rectifying the situation and including such services in the program.

Chile To Cover SRS

Chile To Cover SRS

Chile will soon cover sex reassignment surgeries under its public health plan in order to allow citizens of limited means to “recover their true sexual identity,” Health Minister Jaime Manalich said.

Scotland hands unprecedented power to trans patients

The new NHS Scotland Gender Reassignment Protocol will have a massive impact upon those who seek a medical transition. It dramatically cuts the time required for “real life experience” prior to surgery, confirms the necessity of contested interventions such as hair removal for trans women and chest surgery for trans men, enables teenagers to begin […]