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Fort Lauderdale Rolls Out Red Carpet for Transgender Travelers

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Dec 19, 2014
The first city to make a splash in the transgender tourism market may surprise you-and Fort Lauderdale wouldn't have it any other way.

Air Force Secretary Expects Review of Military's Transgender Ban

By Justin Snow | Sunday Dec 14, 2014
The military's longstanding ban on open transgender service is likely to face review within the next year, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in an interview with USA Today published Wednesday.

VA School Board Votes Against Trans Student

By John Riley | Saturday Dec 13, 2014
The Gloucester County (Va.) School Board voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve a motion that limits transgender students to using the bathroom assigned to their biological sex, or single-stall restrooms or some other type of "alternative private facility."

Transgender Vacations Launches Group Travel Company

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Dec 12, 2014
Stephanie Land, founder of Transgender Vacations, offers group travel specifically geared toward the transgender community.

NYC to Allow Trans Citizens to Change Gender on Birth Certificates Without Surgery

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Dec 8, 2014
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.

New Grant Will Help Study HIV in the Trans Community

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Dec 6, 2014
A San Francisco agency was recently awarded a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to study HIV/AIDS in the transgender population.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate - she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual observation on November 20 that honors the memories of those people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Go out and march against this violence.

Discovery Greenlights Transwomen Series, 'Those Girls'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 18, 2014
As its first original commission, the Discovery Life Channel commenced production on the docu-series, "Those Girls," giving an authentic look at a group of transgender friends.

Transparent

By Rhuaridh Marr | Sunday Nov 2, 2014
"Transparent" is a show that undeniably matters.

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