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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.

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.

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