Transgender Reforms Announced for NYPD Patrol Guide
June 13 2012 1:02 PM ET

Transgender Reforms Announced for NYPD Patrol Guide

Julie Bolcer

The long awaited changes to police practices are intended to improve interactions between officers and transgender New Yorkers.

CeCe McDonald Prison Confinement Raises Question
June 11 2012 12:14 PM ET

CeCe McDonald Prison Confinement Raises Concerns

Julie Bolcer

CeCe McDonald, the transgender woman sentenced to 41 months in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter in a violent attack against her, is being held in a male facility in Minnesota, including time in solitary confinement.

DOJ and Transgender Woman Claim Victory in Bathroom Battle With University of Arkansas
May 25 2012 2:22 PM ET

University of Arkansas Changes Trans Bathroom Policy for Student After DOJ Gets Involved

Neal Broverman

Jennifer Braly scores a win.

Transgender Miss Universe Canada Contestant Wins Congeniality Award
May 20 2012 8:43 PM ET

First Trans Miss Universe Contestant Wins Miss Congeniality

Jeremy Kinser

  Jenna Talackova, the first-ever transgender contestant to compete in the  Miss Universe Canada pageant, made it to the top 12 finalists and became one of four women who shared the title of Miss Congeniality, reports People magazine.

Transgender Student Sues University of Arkansas
May 13 2012 11:19 AM ET

Transgender Student Sues University of Arkansas

Diane Anderson-Minshall

By all accounts, Jennifer Braly is a good student. The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith psychology major carries a 3.58 GPA, according to the Arkansas Times, and has been a popular guest lecturer in psychology and sociology classes.

Argentina Passes Comprehensive Transgender Rights Law
May 11 2012 6:21 PM ET

Argentina Passes Comprehensive Transgender Rights Law

Trudy Ring

The law passed 55-0 in the Senate, and the president is expected to sign it.

Canada May Get Genderless Passports Soon
May 09 2012 5:36 PM ET

Canada May Get Genderless Passports Soon

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A new report today in La Presse newspaper in Canada suggests that soon Canadians may be able to apply for genderless passports — some form of national passport that does not reveal the carrier's gender.

NY State Assembly Passes Transgender Rights Bill
April 30 2012 7:13 PM ET

Is Fifth Time the Charm for Trans Rights in NY?

Trudy Ring

The New York Assembly keeps approving the bill, for the latest time on Monday, while the Senate lets it stall.

14 Reasons That Made 2011 Great for Trans People
December 28 2011 8:10 PM ET

Op-ed: 14 Reasons That Made 2011 Great for Trans People

Treestride Contributors

This has been a game-changing year for transgender rights, says Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality.

An Iron Man
November 23 2010 7:20 PM ET

An Iron Man

Treestride Contributors

Transgender athlete Chris Mosier endured one of the most difficult physical competitions around while negotiating tricky gender politics on foot, on a bike, and in the sea.

Fixing Corrections
November 13 2009 11:00 AM ET

Fixing Corrections

Beth Schwartzapfel

As a U.K. court moves to protect its MTF inmates from rape and assault, America’s transgender prisoners continue to suffer.

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