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NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

Feb 25
Demonstrators gathered in New York City to protest the Trump administration's new guidance on bathrooms for transgender individuals.

Trans Lifeline Co-Founder Released from ICE Detention

Trans Lifeline Co-Founder Released from ICE Detention

By Sari Staver | Jan 7
Immigration officials have released the co-founder of the nonprofit Trans Lifeline from custody after a harrowing six-day stay in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Arizona.

SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 27
A group of LGBT advocates in San Francisco wants to create the country's first transgender historic district in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

VA Scuttles Plans to Cover Transition Surgery for Transgender Vets

VA Scuttles Plans to Cover Transition Surgery for Transgender Vets

By John Riley | Nov 19
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is dropping plans to cover transition-related surgical expenses for transgender veterans, citing budget constraints.

SF Mayor's Trans Adviser: 'Exciting Time'

SF Mayor's Trans Adviser: 'Exciting Time'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 6
Four months into her latest post, Theresa Sparks, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's senior adviser for transgender initiatives, said it's "the most exciting time in the trans community I've certainly been involved in" in her 20 years of work in the field.

Estrogen Shortage Crisis Continues, Leaving Transgender Women Hurting

Estrogen Shortage Crisis Continues, Leaving Transgender Women Hurting

By Jeff Taylor | Nov 5
Transgender and menopausal women continue to suffer from a nationwide shortage of injectible estrogen, which began in 2014 when high doses of Delestrogen began to dwindle.

The 'T' in Politics

The 'T' in Politics

By Patrick Hagerty | Oct 30
EDGE speaks with activist Sarah McBride, the first transgender female to speak at a Democratic National Convention, and activist Sharron Cooks, the only African-American transgender female DNC delegate.

TransNational Festival

TransNational Festival

Oct 25
The Festival honored the trans experience through film, art, beauty and cultural achievements in support of transgender health, welfare and human rights. With Caitlyn Jenner, Kelly Osbourne, Jill Soloway, Silas Howard and more.

Berkeley Sued in Trans Woman's Death

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.

Transgender Man Sues Indiana Over Citizenship Requirement for Legal Name Change

By John Riley | Sep 25
A transgender man who has been granted asylum in the United States is suing over an Indiana state law that requires him to provide proof of citizenship before he can legally change his name to reflect his gender identity.

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