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SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 27
A group of LGBT advocates in San Francisco wants to create the country's first transgender historic district in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

Transgender Inmates in N.C. Face Review Board, Not Simply 'Separated and Segregated'

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Nov 26
Public accommodations for transgender citizens is also a concern in the prison system.

Estrogen Shortage Crisis Continues, Leaving Transgender Women Hurting

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Nov 5
Transgender and menopausal women continue to suffer from a nationwide shortage of injectible estrogen, which began in 2014 when high doses of Delestrogen began to dwindle.

The 'T' in Politics

POLITICS | By Patrick Hagerty | Oct 30
EDGE speaks with activist Sarah McBride, the first transgender female to speak at a Democratic National Convention, and activist Sharron Cooks, the only African-American transgender female DNC delegate.

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.

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