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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.

Montana Governor Issues Trans-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Order

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 24
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) on Monday issued an executive order extending nondiscrimination protections to state employees and state contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

New SF Sheriff Shares Plans for Trans Inmates

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 17
During her first full day on the job, newly sworn-in San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy met with advocates to work on updating her department's policies on transgender inmates.

All-Gender Restrooms Proposed in San Francisco

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 16
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos this week introduced legislation that would require local businesses and city-owned properties to make all one-person bathrooms gender neutral.

CA Groups Prepping Trans Education Campaign

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 15
Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, Executive Director Rick Zbur wrote that Houston's "harmful campaign" did not go unnoticed on the West Coast.

Judge: Transgender Woman Can Sue for Sex Discrimination

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 20
In a promising sign of what may end up being progress on transgender rights, a U.S. district court judge rules on Tuesday that a transgender woman could pursue a lawsuit against her former employer for sex discrimination.

Dept. of Justice Backs Trans Student's Fight

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 4
The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in federal court that appears to bolster a Virginia transgender high school student's fight to use the bathroom that comports with his gender identity.

Obama to Expand Safeguards for Transgender Workers

NATIONAL | By Josh Lederman and Stacy A. Anderson | Jul 1
The White House is preparing an executive order offering transgender federal workers formal protection from discrimination at work, President Barack Obama announced Monday.

Five Things to Know About Transgender People

NATIONAL | By Lisa Leff | Jun 22
President Barack Obama has quietly done more to advance rights for transgender people than any other president, but they remain among the nation’s most misunderstood minorities. Here are five things to know about transgender America.

New York Sued Over Transgender Medicaid Coverage

NATIONAL | By Larry Neumeister | Jun 20
A lawsuit filed Thursday against New York state seeks Medicaid coverage for transgender people seeking what they consider to be life-saving health treatments, including gender change procedures.

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