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Transgender Rights

Biggest Sheriff's Dept. in US enacts trans policies

Deputies must also respect transgender and non-conforming people’s requests for the gender of the deputies performing invasive searches including strip searches.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has put in place a new policy for interacting with transgender and gender non-conforming people.

These new guidelines went into effect earlier this month says that deputies must now address people by their preferred pronoun.

Grimm case won't be heard by SCOTUS

Gavin Grimm was set to appear before the U.S. Supreme Court later this month.

The U.S. Supreme Court will not rule on transgender rights this month as scheduled, instead they will transfer that decision back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, where it originated by way of Virginia student and lead plaintiff Gavin Grimm.

Caitlyn Jenner to Trump: 'This is a disaster...call me'

Caitlyn Jenner asks the president to call her in Twitter video a day after he rescinds trans protections in school.

Caitlyn Jenner, perhaps one of Trump’s biggest celebrity LGBT supporters, has broken her silence on the recent repeal of transgender protections put in place by the Obama administration.

The Republican took to Twitter with a message directly to Trump saying he promised to protect the LGBT community and he still can, “Call me” she said using a telephone hand gesture.

Georgia accused of sentencing transgender woman to "torture"

Georgia's prison officials will have to explain themselves in court if they continue to refuse hormone therapy to transgender inmates, warns a letter delivered to the state's Department of Corrections on Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an advocacy group based in Alabama.

2014 transgender violence statistics sobering thus far

As the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia approaches on May 17, the Transgender Violence Tracking Portal (TVTP) has released its first report -- in the first four months of 2014, 102 acts of violence against transgender people have been logged.

Teen urges Gov. Jerry Brown to pass transgender-rights bill | VIDEO

A transgender high school student traveled to the California capitol Wednesday to make his case to Gov. Jerry Brown. The argument -- people should be able to play either girls or boys sports based on the gender they identify with.

Teenage transgender couple transition together

A pair of teenagers from Oklahoma might seem like your typical young couple, but their love story is unlike many others. The transgender couple actually transitioned together.