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About 20 community activists and advocates rallied Friday outside the John A. Wilson Building, which houses the mayor's office and the D.C. Council chambers, to call for the repeal of ''prostitution-free zones'' , which opponents say has led to profiling and harassment of transgender people, particularly transgender women of color.
In a piece that Russian lawmakers might very well call "gay propaganda," The Mirror brings you nine U.S. states that have similar anti-gay laws - or what Russian lawmakers would approvingly nod their heads at.
Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday granted the state's request to quash subpoenas issued on behalf of Privacy for All Students, which sought to repeal a new law that spells out the rights of transgender students in public schools.
Born a boy biologically and given the male name Abhijit, Aher grew up in a middle-class neighborhood of Mumbai, India.
" Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality " by Jo Becker is a riveting account of how California's Proposition 8 , which outlawed same-sex marriage there, went from voter passage in 2008 to Supreme Court invalidation in 2013.
Attempt To Broker Age-Appropriate Solution; Katz Responds With criticism mounting each day a transgender girl stays in adult prison with no criminal charges, advocates and officials with the Department of Children and Families are starting to talk privately about getting the 16-year-old out of prison and crafting a suitable treatment program.
As an activist, a leader and an advocate, Janet Mock took her audience through her journey of self-acceptance in a talk on campus Wednesday, telling students to stay true to their identity.
TMZ broke the story, Scott sued the network , claiming it humiliated him during the BET Awards last year by forcing him to change from women's clothes into men's clothes ... and then yanking him off the show entirely.
How is it 2014 and some schools have still not received the memo that they can't make up arbitrary gender rules about proms? This was a settled legal matter years ago, and many schools have gotten really good at including LGBT kids in prom planning and yet somehow some principals are still messing it up.
Mumbai, April 17: Films from Bangladesh, Britain, Spain and India, highlighting transgender issues, will be screened at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, which will be held May 21-25.
Mysore, Apr. 17- Ashodaya Samithi, an organisation comprising female, male and transgender sex workers in city, has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on transgenders.
For nearly a year, local gay, lesbian and transgender activists have been working with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in Southern California to come up with a policy on how to treat transgender suspects when they're arrested and incarcerated.
A transgender woman of color named Monica Jones was convicted last week for walking down the street.
Diego Sanchez, the first openly transgender person to work as a legislative staffer on Capitol Hill, helped to develop a new Justice Department program that trains law enforcement to be more sensitive to the needs of transgender people.
The University of Rhode Island has broken ground on a new center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.
Jane is not incarcerated for a crime serious enough for her to be charged as an adult.