Beginning this month, transgender teens in the Greater Toronto Area will have better access to healthcare services with the opening of the Transgender Youth Clinic at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Transgender Youth Clinic is the first and only transgender adolescent clinic in Toronto.
Mecklenburg County (Virginia, USA) commissioners tonight voted 6-3 to add protections for transgender workers to the county’s non-discrimination policy. The 6-3 vote brings county policies in line with Charlotte’s and federal government regulations.
Tasmania took a significant step towards equality last week with the state parliament’s passage of the Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill 2012, extending legal protections on the grounds of gender identity and intersex status for the first time.
For the first time, both members of a same-sex couple in Israel have been listed as a baby’s biological parents.
A new drama about a transgender teenager has been green-lit by U.S. broadcaster, The CW. The show will revolve around a female-to-male transgender teen and his family.
A transgender woman has reached a $50,000 settlement with her former employer in a discrimination case in South Dakota, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Monday, the latest in a string of cases that say transgender discrimination is applicable under Title VII of the U.S. Civil Rights Act.
The American Bar Association has released a groundbreaking legal primer for transgender adults before, during, and after their transitions with regards to numerous legal spheres that in many U.S. states remains murky.
For the first time ever, Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a woman seeking gender reassignment surgery and against a regional government that had denied her treatment for the last six years.
The AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the United States, amended its constitution Monday to ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity or gender expression.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has named Kylar W. Broadus as Senior Public Policy Counsel of the Transgender Civil Rights Project.