The gender-bending selfies accompanied by flip or sarcastic comments are flooding social feeds since Snapchat introduced a filter this month allowing users to swap gender appearances with the tap of a finger. But for many people who have longed for a button that would change them in real life, the portrait parade isn’t a game.
A court ruling requiring Olympic running sensation Caster Semenya to lower her testosterone levels goes to the heart of a dilemma facing the sports world: How to avoid discrimination against intersex or transgender athletes while ensuring that competitions are fair.
Police canvassed a Dallas neighborhood during the weekend in search of anyone who may have witnessed the brutal beating of a transgender woman in an attack that happened in broad daylight.
Across the U.S. and in many places abroad, transgender athletes are breaking barriers in high school, college and pro sports and being embraced by teammates and fans. But resentments can still flare when transgender women start winning and dominating their sport.
Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short term, they are braced for anguishing consequences if the Trump administration proceeds with its plan to sharply restrict such service.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue.
D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine said Wednesday that the District has settled with Cuba Libre over the violation of the D.C. Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression in public accommodations.
The superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools has apologized to the transgender middle school student who was forced to sit alone in a hallway during an active shooter drill, while her classmates took cover.
Nicole Maines, who a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls’ bathroom, will be TV’s first transgender superhero.
Many parts of the country are not welcoming to the LGBT community, and areas that are tend to come with higher price tags.
Judge Arenda Wright Allen wrote that the board’s policies violated Gavin Grimm’s constitutional rights and other federal protections when it banned him from using boys bathrooms.
A transgender Maine teen who said he was kicked out of his former high school for his gender identity has been named homecoming king at his new school.
A Germantown, Maryland, man has been convicted of killing a transgender woman whom police said he had known for years. Rico LeBlond, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday in the killing of Zella Ziona, 21, behind the Lakeforest Mall, in Gaithersburg, in 2015. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.
D.C. police say the K Street incident that left Davon Washington badly hurt early July 5 could still be ruled a hate crime.
D.C. residents will now be able to identify themselves as something other than male or female on driver’s licenses.
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