Unhappy as a boy, Kim became youngest ever transsexual at 12
Beauty at what price?
New gender in one go
Mexico's Transexual Amendment?
Parole board approves transsexual bank robber's release
'Tis pity she's a whore
Transgender Athletes: The Story of Stella Walsh
Excerpt: Transgender athletes are often viewed as the red headed stepchildren of the athletic realm, and are met with harsh scrutiny both from other athletes and gay people in general.
Photo: Stella Walsh
Harrassment policy to include 'gender identity'
Excerpt: The amended version of the Equal Opportunity Policy, which appears in faculty and staff handbooks, now forbids harassment and discrimination on the basis of "gender identity." In addition, the faculty approved altering the phrase "sexual orientation or preference" to read only "sexual orientation. "
Transgender issues topic of forum
Changing your gender requires cutting through a lot of red tape, and in Texas, that means defending your decision to a judge.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and Gender, Education, Advocacy & Resources (GEAR) partnered to present the Transgender Legal Forum at the Resource Center of Dallas last week. Eight judges and several litigators joined more than 30 community folks to learn about the legal hardships that transgender people face.
Photo: Jessica Davis, a founding member of GEAR
"Gender nonconformists" try to fit in
Some young people don't comfortably fit within society's conventions of male and female - the boy who plays with dolls, say, or the girl who plays football. They may or may not be gay or transgender, but that doesn't matter to those who taunt them or assault them - or, occasionally, even murder them.