Transgender Virginia Student: Ruling Leaves Kids in LimboThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision to back out of a lawsuit over transgender students' bathroom access is a disappointment that will keep transgender children in limbo, said 17-year-old plaintiff Gavin Grimm, who's become a national face of the issue.
Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute, even after the Trump administration retreated from an Obama-era policy on bathroom use.
Transgender Man Says Surgery Denied at Catholic HospitalA transgender man sued a Roman Catholic hospital in New Jersey on Thursday after he says it cited religion in refusing to allow his surgeon to perform a hysterectomy procedure he said was medically necessary as part of his gender transition.
11 States Sue Over Obama's School Transgender DirectiveTexas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Business Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Bathroom LawThe chief executives of Williams-Sonoma, Hilton Worldwide, T-Mobile and dozens of other major corporations have signed a letter asking Tennessee lawmakers to reject a transgender bathroom bill, saying it is discriminatory.
Caitlyn Jenner's Politics Spark Debate in Transgender RanksSince coming out a year ago, Caitlyn Jenner has not always been a unifying force in the transgender community. Her latest political remarks — underscoring her conservative outlook and praising Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz — ignited a storm of criticism from supporters of transgender rights, who view most conservative Republicans as adversaries.
Transgender Woman Claims She Was Detained, Harassed By TSA Over Body 'Anomaly'A transgender woman says she was detained and humiliated after Transportation Safety Administration agents detected an "anomaly" on her at an Orlando airport.
Report: Disney To Host 'Outfest' For LGBT Families This SummerAs news of a lesbian couple's introduction on the Disney Channel's hit show "Good Luck Charlie" continues to circulate, the theme park extension of the business has announced a summer vacation alternative for what they referred to as the modern family.
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Police: Transgender Housekeeper Grabs 14-Year-Old's Genitals On Fourth Of JulyVanessa Olmos, a 35-year-old transgender housekeeper whose real name is Christopher, was arrested on the Fourth of July after the Days Inn housekeeper allegedly grabbed the genitals of a 14-year-old boy staying in one of the rooms the housekeeper was servicing.
St. Petersburg Bar Denies 'Ladies Night' Drink Specials To Transgender WomanA local bar landed in hot water recently after one of its patrons, a transgender woman, was told she could not receive discounted drinks on Ladies' Night.