New Jersey Progressing On Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

New Jersey Progressing On Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

The New Jersey Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Thursday passed a bill, by a vote of 6-2, that will make it easier for transgender people to amend their state-issued birth certificates to reflect their accurate gender, regardless of whether they’ve had any kind of gender-confirming surgery.

P.E.I. Adding Gender Rights To Legislation

P.E.I. Adding Gender Rights To Legislation

The P.E.I. government has introduced legislation which would prohibit discrimination based on gender expression and gender identity, adding to a list that already prohibits discrimination based on age, race, religion, sexual orientation and a number of other factors.

GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair

Jennifer Finney Boylan

GLAAD has chosen trans activist Jennifer Finley Boylan as co-chair of its National Board of Directors. This is the first time the prominent LGBT organization has appointed a transgender person to helm its National Board of Directors.