Wednesday, November 28, 2012


  • Stacie Laughton Resigns: Transgender New Hampshire Rep Steps Down ...

    New Hampshire's history-making transgender state representative has announced she will resign after news of her criminal record surfaced.

  • Tories split over transgendered rights bill

    MPs are studying a private member's bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgendered Canadians and to disseminate hate on the basis of someone's gender identity or expression.

  • Transgender community speaks out about transition process

    According to the website for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, a national organization that encourages the LGBT community to speak up and share their stories, there are offensive words that pertain to the transgender community. Here are ...

  • Gwynn: Educate yourself on transgender issues

    November is officially Transgender Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to trans issues, needs and persons. And awareness is certainly needed, as most non-trans individuals have no idea what trans issues and needs are; hell, a lot of you might ...

  • Statement On Status of Transgender/Intersex Persons

    The Department of Home Affairs has taken note of suggestions of that its officials may be discriminating against transgender and intersex persons by refusing to issue them with the necessary identity documents that recognize their gender status. This ...

  • Panel to educate Newton employers on new transgender law

    When Holly Ryan looks back to the day 14 years ago when she told her boss that she planned to change her gender, she remembers the support the company CEO readily gave her.

  • Remembering transgender voices

    On Sunday, the Boston-area trans community came together for the 14th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance . This global celebration commemorated on Tuesday began as a candlelight vigil in Allston, Mass.

  • Cause of transgender rights is the larger issue

    Nov. 20 was international Transgender Day of Remembrance, and the Globe's only reference to transgender rights that I saw was an article about inmate Michelle Kosilek's facial hair removal as part of her request for a sex-change operation ("Judge may ...

  • Mass. transgender inmate seeking electrolysis

    BOSTON (AP) - A transgender inmate who won a court order for taxpayer-funded sex-change surgery has no medical need for further electrolysis treatments, a prisons department psychiatrist testified Monday.

  • A transgender model's life on and off the ramp

    BANGALORE: "From the day I became conscious, I knew I was in a wrong body," says Olga B Aaron, a Chennai-based transgender amateur model who is the muse for a unique photo exhibition, currently on show at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath.

  • Transgender lawmaker resigns over controversy stemming from felony conviction

    NASHUA -- The first openly transgendered person elected to the N.H. House of Representatives will resign her position, she said Tuesday, after a storm of controversy in light of her past criminal behavior.

  • First transgender politician called to resign as criminal past revealed days ...

    The country's first transgender politician is being called to resign since her lengthy criminal history was exposed just days after being elected to office.

  • Ending Gay and Transgender Health Disparities

    Ending Gay and Transgender Health Disparities. By Kellan Baker | November 27, 2012. PRINT: print icon; SHARE: Facebook icon · Twitter icon · Share on Google+ · Email icon.

  • Read the transcript of our live Q&A on transgender civil rights in Syracuse ...

    2012-11-19-Transgender3-EMB.JPG Mallory Livingston spoke last week on the steps of Syracuse City Hall after the Common Council voted to ban discrimination against transgendered people. Others in the photo, from left are: Bruce Carter, CNY Pride ...

  • Oregon health officials explore disparities in lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

    In its newest edition of CD Summary, the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, explores health disparities experienced by those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, versus those who identify as heterosexual. Using data from ...

  • Transgender lawmaker won't take office in controversy over felony conviction

    NASHUA -- The first openly transgendered person elected to the N.H. House of Representatives will resign her position, she said Tuesday, after a storm of controversy in light of her past criminal behavior.

  • Finding a Place to Go: The Transgender Bathroom Dilemma

    Imagine that there are two bathrooms, one labeled "black people" and one labeled "white people." For an Asian person or an Arab person (or any person who is not marked "Caucasian" or "African-American" by the U.S.

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor Rita Hester, other victims of violence

    Suarez said one theory in the local transgender community was that Hester, who was born William Hester in 1963, was killed by a suitor who became enraged when he realized Hester was not biologically female.

  • San Francisco to Become First US City to Cover Cost of Transgender Surgeries

    The city's Health Commission voted Tuesday to create a program for treating transgender people experiencing mental distress because of the mismatch between their bodies and their gender identities.

  • A transgender , fort ruins and a dream to regain glory

    Venkatesh planned this unique photo exhibition at Chitrakala Parishat using a transgender model to equate society's neglect of transgenders with people's and the government's neglect of the historic Bidar Fort which lies in ruins today.

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