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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."

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.

SF Event Promotes CA Transgender Campaign

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 4
An effort to educate the public about transgender people, the Transform California campaign is co-led by statewide LGBT advocacy group Equality California and the Oakland-based Transgender Law Center.

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.

Why We Still March :: Justice and Pride for All

By Porter Gilberg | May 21
Last year, more than 20 trans people, mostly women of color, were murdered in the United States. "Bathroom bills" in various states help ensure trans people will continue to be in the crosshairs in our local communities.

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

WORKPLACE | By Jill Gleeson | May 21
Unemployment, job discrimination and poverty disproportionally affect the transgender community. But there are some small bright spots proving that change, however incremental, is happening.

UNC President: Campuses Must Follow Transgender Law

NATIONAL | By Martha Waggoner | Apr 9
The 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system will follow the state's new law about transgender people by requiring all bathrooms to be designated for use by people based on their biological sex.

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