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NHS trust confirms plan to replace surgeon responsible for majority of UK gender reassignment work
The NHS Trust at which the surgeon responsible for the bulk of male-female gender reassignment surgeries in the UK is based, has confirmed that he will be replaced after resigning.

Gender Identity "Disorder"
Serdar, who received an “unfit to serve in the military” (F64.9 gender identity disorder, undefined) report, shared his experience with

Transgenders register for voter IDs
In the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, the transgender community in Puducherry has now started registering to obtain voter IDs. According to information available from the Election Commission, only a total of 12 transgender people have registered to be on the rolls.

SF board to vote on resolution supporting transgender East Bay student
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday, February 4 on a resolution calling on the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office to dismiss battery charges against a transgender high school student.

One Month Later: How California's Transgender Student Law Is Affecting Public Schools
One month after taking effect, California's new law allowing transgender students to use facilities and participate in programs that match their gender identities hasn't given rise to the horror stories predicted by the right-wing media, according to school officials around the state.

DOC appeals paying for sex change
The state Department of Correction said yesterday it will appeal a court ruling ordering them to pay for a convicted murderer’s sex-change operation.
Mass. to appeal decision that murder convict Michelle Kosilek is entitled to sex change surgery
Mass. Prison Officials Appeal Inmate Sex-Change Ruling

Trans Woman and Gay Man Vie for Maryland Senate Seat
Dana Beyer looks to become the first transgender individual elected to the Maryland's General Assembly, challenging a gay incumbent with a strong track record on LGBT issues.

Maine's supreme court foists choose-your-own-bathroom policy on entire state
The supreme court of Maine has issued an opinion declaring that transgender children in the state’s public schools must be allowed to choose their own bathrooms despite their genitalia or how uncomfortable other students may feel about it.
Transgender Rights for Youth Upheld in Maine

Defendant 'Pebbelz Da Model' takes the stand in fatal buttocks injection trial
A woman charged with arranging illicit silicone buttocks injections testified Friday that she was only trying to help out a woman who prosecutors say died from the shots.
Manslaughter verdict in buttocks-injection trial

N.C. Democrats make transgender-inclusive move
Members of the North Carolina Democratic Party’s State Executive Council voted unanimously on Saturday morning to advance a transgender-inclusive measure, bringing the state party in line with non-discrimination and inclusive standards set by the national Democratic Party.

Islan Nettles' Mother Says Original Suspect Has Vanished
The mother of Islan Nettles, a transgender woman who was killed in Harlem last year, was told, in a recent meeting with the Manhattan district attorney’s office, that law enforcement has lost track of the only man who was charged in the case.

Sara: Transgender AND Mormon
Is it possible to be a transwoman and an active Latter-day Saint? Sara Jade Woodhouse is doing just that. She grew up in a rural community in Utah County and at an early age knew that she was different from the other kids.

Utah Rep. Wants to Restrict Trans Bathroom Access, Mandate Physical Exams
Freshman legislator Michael Kennedy introduced new legislation in the Utah House that would require transgender people to undergo a genital examination before they could use the restroom corresponding with their identity.
Bill would ban transgender restroom use in schools

Transgender inmate released, still seeking surgery
Ex-convict Ophelia De'Lonta is free Friday and home with her family in Maryland.