Students denied transfer from classes taught by teacher who had sex change
A western New York school district has denied a request from five parents who asked that their children be taken out of high school classes being taught by a transsexual teacher.
Batavia Students Start Classes with Transgender Information
Today was not a typical first day of school for Batavia students. Their science teacher changed gender and returned to the classroom as a woman.
Schwarzenegger vetoes bill on gay protections in textbooks
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have barred textbooks from using language that would be discriminatory to gays, saying the state's education laws already prevent discrimination.
Equality California Criticizes Governor's Veto ...
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed Senate Bill 1437, the Bias-Free Curriculum Act, authored by Senator Shelia Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) and sponsored by Equality California (EQCA).
Transgender minister to preach at Downtown Church
The Downtown United Presbyterian Church is proud to announce that Sara Herwig, a transgendered minister, will preach at the Church at 121 N. Fitzhugh St. in Rochester on Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. You are cordially invited to come and hear this dynamic minister.
TransNation: Legal eagle gets cocky
Penises don't make the man. So argues Seattle lawyer Spencer Bergstedt in Meema Spadola and Tom Powers's documentary Private Dicks: Men Exposed (firstrunfeatures. com). In the film, participants like Bergstedt, Kate Bornstein and non-trans guys — many of them naked — examine how having a dick influenced their lives.
Dotting the I’s, Crossing the T’s
Trans people face heightened scrutiny in a post-9/11 world
PFLAG, trans activists join forces for Worcester confab
Transcending Boundaries, the Northeast-based organization that annually sponsors a conference of the same name that addresses bisexual, transgender and intersex issues will for the first time in its five-year history team up with Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) for its 2006 event at Worcester's DCU Center Oct. 27 – 29.
New trans anthology features local authors, editor
A new anthology on the transgender civil rights struggle called Transgender Rights has strong roots in the Boston area.
La prima rassegna teatrale italiana a tematica transgender
La prima rassegna teatrale italiana a tematica transgender a Torino dal 15 al 17 settembre
Screening for Sex Change Becomes More Rigorous
Those wanting to change their legal gender on family registration records must be over 20 years of age and childless, the Supreme Court said yesterday.
Supreme Court Lays Down Rules on Gender Change
The Supreme Court said Friday it has set new detailed rules for gender changes after the number of transsexuals wanting to change their gender in the Family Register soared since the court approved the change in June. The number almost doubled from 22 in 2004 to 47 in the first eight month of this year.
Becoming a woman
Becoming a woman is more than just having breasts. It's also about having the right attitude, a transexual tells LEONG SIOK HUI.
Horizon : Transsexuels au pays des mollahs
Les transsexuels iraniens doivent à feu l'ayatollah Khomeyni le droit de changer officiellement de sexe, en ayant recours à une opération chirurgicale prise en charge par l'Etat. Mais les valeurs sociales continuent de peser de tout leur poids.
Sex-change doctor swops bow ties for string of pearls
Colin Bone used to be known for his collection of 80 bow ties and trademark bowler hat. But since becoming the first Health Service gynaecologist to change gender, Mr Bone - now Miss Celia Macleod - has had to adjust his dress sense. Miss Macleod was pictured for the first time yesterday wearing a stylish patterned outfit and a string of pearls.
Values are missing from public school teaching
Many concerned leaders, educators, parents, community members and students work to make the public schools successful. I am a substitute teacher and parent with children who have attended public schools.