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AP Sources: Concerns Over Easing Transgender Ban in Military

NATIONAL | By Lolita C Baldor | Mar 25
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has gotten pushback from senior military leaders on whether the Pentagon should lift its ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces, according to U.S. officials familiar with the discussions.

Could Transwoman Be Implanted With Artificial Uterus?

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 18
A recent uterine transplant at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with in vitro fertilization, resulted in the birth of a healthy and fully developed child, carried to term by its birth mother. Could it work for MTF transwomen?

Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

Alleged Assault at Castro Rally for Black LGBTs

CRIME | By Khaled Sayed | Mar 8
A rally in the Castro to affirm and celebrate black LGBTQs briefly turned ugly when some of the demonstrators went to a bar and said they were met with hostility.

California Bill Incentivizes Companies to Offer Trans Benefits

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 7
Companies that seek state contracts in California would be unable to do so if they do not offer their transgender employees the same benefits other employees receive under legislation pending in the Statehouse.

Transgender Law Center Gains Partner, Heads South

NATIONAL | By Yael Chanoff | Mar 1
The organization Southerners on New Ground, known as SONG, has been fighting for the rights of LGBT people in the U.S. South for 20 years. And now, it has gained a new partner - the Bay Area-based Transgender Law Center.

Trans Stabbing Victim Mourned at Rally

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 14
Dozens took part in a "die-in" outside San Francisco City Hall Tuesday at a rally attended by more than 200 people as police continue their investigation into the stabbing death of a Latina transgender woman in San Francisco.

Photos Released of Coach Beiste from 'Glee' as a Trans Man

TELEVISION | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 5
As actress Dot-Marie Jones prepares for her "Glee" character Coach Bieste to become the first regular-series character on broadcast television to come out as transgender, she tells PEOPLE Magazine she doesn't want to let down the tomboys.

Hagel's Departure Nears; No Review Ordered of Military's Transgender Ban

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Feb 1
The latest comments from outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on the military's ban on transgender service have spurred renewed calls for Hagel to act on a review of the ban before leaving office.

Thailand's Leading Modeling Agency Announces Transgender Board

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Jan 24
Apple Model Management Agency, Thailand's leading modeling agency, has announced the worldwide launch of its new Transgender board.

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