New Pentagon transgender rule sets limits for troops

The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex, and require most individuals to serve in their birth gender.

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree between the state’s Democratic governor and transgender plaintiffs covers numerous state-owned buildings including facilities run by executive branch agencies that oversee the environment, […]

Medicine and care guide for transgender patients

When it comes to medicine and care for transgender patients, there's a great deal of information to process when it comes to transitioning. Dr. Melissa Goldstein with Stamford Health is here to help.  

Morehouse College to admit transgender men starting in 2020

The country’s only all-male historically black college will begin admitting transgender men next year, marking a major shift for the school at a time when higher education institutions around the nation are adopting more welcoming policies toward LGBT students.

Middlesex Health offers a comprehensive transgender program

Middlesex Health offers a comprehensive transgender program that it is very proud of—one that continues to grow. It ensures that all LGBTQ individuals have access to the care they need.  We are joined by APRN, Middlesex Health Transgender Medicine Program Medical Director, Kathryn Tierney and Middlesex Health Patient, Darien Dunham to share the resources Middlesex […]

New school transgender rules fire debate in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — New rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children will be able to choose which bathroom they use. Right-of-center opposition politicians chided the center-left Socialist government for the rules on Thursday, with some disproving lawmakers asking the Constitutional […]

Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model

Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off brand.

‘That was my child’: Transgender deaths devastate families

LUMBER BRIDGE, N.C. (AP) — “Okay, Mommy. I love you.” That was Brenda Scurlock’s last text from her son, Avery, before he was shot eight times, his body abandoned in a field in eastern North Carolina. Scurlock had always worried about Avery’s safety. He was young and black in a society where those qualities could […]

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