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Gender Identity

Yo: Pronouns and cons

I'm a straight male who happened to be born in a female body. I know. I don't really get it either. I started to understand when I found out the word for people like me: "transgender." I thought, "We do exist!"

HHS affirms health care discrimination law protects LGBT people

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed that it views a 2010 law prohibiting sex discrimination in health care services as protecting transgender and other LGBT people from discrimination based on gender identity and gender stereotyping.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Bradley Manning's identity shall remain private

The members of the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality want to make a clear expression of support for Private Manning, regardless of the degree of responsibility for sharing classified information, regardless of the outcome of the so-called military court-martial, and regardless of his or her gender identity.

When We Were Outlaws author to give "Queer Identity" talk downtown Sunday

The pioneering LGBT activist, writer and author will be offering a free lecture about the changes in gender identity over the years and read from her book, When We Were Outlaws, prior to a lesbian-identified play at San Diego REPertory Theatre on Sunday.