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Transgender

Hallmark offers card for transitioning folks

For over 100 years Hallmark has given voice to people who may not know what to say.

For over a century Hallmark Cards have said the things that we cannot, and now they have added a new line which congratulate transgender men and women on their transitions.

Yelp to add 'gender neutral' bathroom markers to app

Yelp adds gender neutral bathroom locator to its interface.

Review site Yelp Is supporting the transgender community by adding a whole new service to its interface.

The company is helping trans folks in their search for businesses which offer accommodations for people who want to use the restroom of their choice.

Trump may pull plug on Obama guidance protecting trans kids

Although not a legally binding guidance, schools were threatened with loss of funding if they didn’t adhere to the Obama directive.

What LGBT advocates have feared since last November may finally be happening according to an anonymous government official.

The revocation of federal guidelines put in place by Barack Obama to protect transgender men and women who want to choose which the restroom they use.

Survey open to trans folks about their knowledge of PrEP

New survey hopes to gather information from the trans community and their knowledge of PrEP.

There is still a lot of information our community needs to understand about pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. And one segment of that group has often been ignored when it comes to analyzing their correlation with the anti-HIV medication.

National Geographic Magazine makes history with Jan. issue

Trans youth appears on National Geographic magazine, a first for the publication.

National Geographic made history this year. The publication features their first trans model ever to grace the cover of the 128-year-old publication.

The special issue titled “The Gender Revolution” shows Avery Jackson, a 9-year-old transgender girl within the famous yellow borders.

Advice to parents and friends of transgender individuals

Listen with an open mind and heart.

Our son is transgender. We welcomed him into the world 26 years ago as a daughter, but he is now our son. What does that mean? Three years ago he had surgery to give himself a more masculine body.

Two years ago he began hormone treatment, which led to male puberty.

He changed his name from Emily to Jeremy and asked that we use male pronouns. We are proud of him and love him.