One of Colorado’s largest health insurance companies has reversed its previous stance and is now covering care for transgender patients.
In the next few years, the number of rabbis in America who are transgender is expected to double — from three to six.
An 18-year-old college student who identifies as a transgender man has settled a landmark civil rights case against Kaiser Permanente of Colorado.
“If I want to have an affirmative Judaism for all women, including trans women,” says rabbi Emily Aviva Kapor, “I have to make it myself.”
Lambda Legal has announced the expansion of its transgender rights advocacy and launching a web and mobile hub called “Know Your Rights: Transgender.”
On Monday, Chicago House cut the ribbon on the TransLife Center (TLC), a facility for members of the transgender community. Believed to the first of its kind, the TransLife Center will primarily function as a transitional home for nine residents, and offer a range of services.
Effective July 10, the Palm Springs police department has adopted a policy addressing how employees should interact with transgender people in the field.
The University of Victoria’s Transgender Archives — already believed to be the largest collection of its kind — is about to get about 50% bigger thanks to an acquisition of a significant collection from Northern Ireland.
Last week, Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 2093, making Oregon just one of a handful of U.S. states to remove the surgery requirement imposed on transgender people seeking an accurate birth certificate.
The U.S. Social Security Administration has revised its policy around changing one’s gender marker on a Social Security card, removing the requirement for sex reassignment surgery.