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D.C. Trans Needs Assessment Report Reveals 'State of Emergency'

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 21
"There is a state of emergency for trans people in D.C., says Elijah Edelman. "In particular for trans women of color."

Trans-cendental :: Applying Existing Law to Protect Trans People in the Workplace

NATIONAL | By R. Scott Oswald and David Scher | Oct 11
It is still the early days in the "post-Caitlyn" world, but we have reached a point where the workplace can no longer ignore the concerns unique to transgender people.

Transgender Officer Fired in Connecticut

WORKPLACE | By Dave Collins | Jun 30
A Connecticut city has fired a transgender police officer after its own investigation rejected her discrimination claims.

The Women of GLAAD

By Lindsay King- Miller | Feb 13
With a new woman at the helm and plenty in the ranks, GLAAD shows how they work to improve media representation and increase visibility of LGBT individuals and communities.

BET Busted for Banning B. Scott on Basis of Gender Identity

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 10
BET is putting the brakes on gender non-conforming host B. Scott for "looking like a woman" on air.

Apple Exec Comes Out in Support of ENDA

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 4
As the Senate is scheduled on Monday to vote on the Employee Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA), Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is voicing his opinion and is urging the government pass the bill.

Pentagon Acknowledges GLBs in Uniform for Pride -- But Not Trans Servicemembers

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 4
A May 31 Pentagon memo acknowledges the contributions of GLBs in uniform, but drops the T; transgender servicemembers are still liable to be dismissed from the military. A new memoir from a trans SEAL might usher in a change, some news sources speculate.

The Push for ENDA Continues

WORKPLACE | By Antoinette Weil | May 23
Though gay activists have seen incredible strides regarding LGBT rights over the past few years, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has yet to be signed into law, despite it being introduced in almost every Congress since 1994.

Trans Health Advocates Think Outside the Lines

LOCAL | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Nov 18
Advocates for transgender health access came together in Pomona for the 2012 Trans Conference: Outside the Lines, looking at removing the stigma around being trans, and putting an end to pathologizing it.

Transgender Pilot Wins Battle Against FAA

LOCAL | By Catherine Pickavet | Aug 29
In a matter of weeks, Bay Area transgender pilot Tamsyn Waterhouse could once again be fully licensed to fly planes, because she challenged the Federal Aviation Administration and won.

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