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Court: School Should Have Let Transgender Student Use Bathroom Of Choice

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's highest court says a transgender student should have been allowed to use the bathroom of her choice. The Supreme Jud...

'They're Telling Me I'm A Boy When I'm Really A Girl'

rollingstonelogo | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Sabrina Rubin Erdely When Coy Mathis was a year and a half old, he loved nothing more tha...

Michael Silverman, TLDEF Executive Director and Founder, Talks Transgender Equality and the Future

Toni Newman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Toni Newman

Michael has been a member of the board of directors of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF), as well as its executive director, since it was founded in 2005 in New York City. He has worked as an attorney in the LGBT rights movement since 1994.

Gender Transition in Children: A Dialogue Continued

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Today we have professional medical acceptance of adult trans persons and increasing acceptance of trans adolescents. The controversy in the profession is now focused on children, particularly gender-variant children assigned male at birth who desire to socially transition.

Pride 2013: 7 Moments In LGBT Youth Culture That Made Us Proud This Year

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Happy Pride Month! To celebrate, we're taking a look at some of the best moments in youth lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) culture th...

Huge Win For Transgender 6-Year-Old

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.23.2013 | Gay Voices

DENVER — Colorado officials say a suburban Colorado Springs school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing he...

America's Best City for Transgendered Anti-Marijuana Mascots

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 07.10.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Is Denver the best city in America to start a "Best City" list? Or raise a transgendered child? Or have second thoughts about legalized marijuana? Or select a new school mascot? We bring back the newsy bits this week to answer all of these questions and more.

Bathroom Ban For Transgender Girl Ignites Discrimination Debate

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

Coy Mathis, a Colorado transgender first-grader, has been stirring up debate over anti-discrimination laws since her elementary school stopped letting...

School Refuses To Mediate With Transgender Girl Banned From Bathroom

Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

The family of a 6-year-old transgender Colorado girl who was banned from using her school's girls' bathroom are disappointed that the school district ...

School Officials, Students Divided In Support Of Mississippi Transgender Student

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Students at a Batesville, Miss. high school are protesting because they believe that a transgender classmate is receiving “special treatment.” ...

6-Year-Old Transgender Girl Banned From Using School Bathroom

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 04.29.2013 | Denver

FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- At first, Jeremy and Kathryn Mathis didn't think much of their son's behavior. Coy took his sister's pink blanket, and shunned the ...

6-Year-Old Transgender Girl Barred From Using Girls' Restroom

Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

The Colorado-based parents of a 6-year-old transgender girl are taking legal action after their local school district opted to prohibit their daughter...