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Meeting the Civil Legal Needs of LGBT People

POLITICS | By Lonnie Powers | Oct 15
Low-income LGBT people have legal needs related to a host of issues, but their economic and legal struggles are often compounded by, if not the direct result of, an added layer of anti-LGBT bias.

Berkeley Sued in Trans Woman's Death

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 2
The family of a transgender woman who died during a 2013 encounter with Berkeley police is fighting to keep a federal lawsuit against the city and several officers alive.

HBO Doc 'Suited' Shows Trans/genderqueer Dressing For Success

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 31
HBO's fascinating, sometimes touching new documentary "Suited" dispels numerous myths about transgender people - the film might even open a few doors for this newly emerging community.

Trans Nurse Denied Shower After Being Pepper Sprayed

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 30
A transgender nurse working at a prison hospital was denied the right to use the male bathroom after being doused in pepper spray.

Trans and Pregnant: 'A Womb of Their Own' Offers Insight

MOVIES | By Sari Staver | Jul 22
How do people react when they meet someone with a full beard, large breasts, and a pregnant belly? High school teacher Rae Goodman answers this and other questions in the new documentary "A Womb of Their Own."

One Family's Transgender Values

MOVIES | By Sari Staver | Jul 16
The documentary "From This Day Forward" explores a family's reactions when the husband begins living full-time as a woman.

Trans on Campus :: Florida Atlantic University Students Share Their College Experiences

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 5
There are students who feel they weren't born in the right body - and several of them choose to transition while attending FAU.

Transwoman Speaks About Supermarket Restroom Trauma

NATIONAL | By Fallon Forbush | May 29
A transwoman with Parkinson's disease who says she was assaulted by a supermarket patron in the women's room speaks out about the experience.

Clinton Campaign Refuses to Fill Out Transgender Issues Questionnaire

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 28
A national transgender advocacy organization is criticizing the Clinton campaign for promising - and then backtracking - to fill out its political questionnaire on issues of importance to the transgender community.

A Transition in Society

CULTURE | By Brendon Lies | May 22
Sure I live openly, but like those other details, it's not always guaranteed to come up in a live conversation. It doesn't have to be a secret for it to be unknown... and in the back of my mind, being transgender still feels like taboo.

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