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Meet six-year-old twin brother who is now a twin sister - and one of Britain's youngest transgender children
Bravery of family who have accepted that little Mia is now living as a girl

Transgender children: ‘This is who he is – I have to respect that’
Tom, five, likes Batman and football. Julia, eight, likes pink and princesses. Neither identifies with their birth gender – but, as UK referrals for transgender children rise, should doctors intervene?

Wadhwa wows at inaugural LGBTI Awards
An Indian-born trans woman and equality campaigner has been named Outstanding Campaigner of the Year at the inaugural LGBTI Awards in Glasgow.

UK refuses to change trans and non-binary law, sparks anger
Non-binary people told their gender identity won’t be officially recognized
Government claims there will be ‘social consequences’ if trans people can pick their legal gender

25K Transgenders in State; All Face the Same Fate
The first-ever survey of transgenders carried out in the state offered a platform for the community members to express the emotional, social and psychological problems they face. It also brought to fore the social, economical and political isolation they experience.

Man’s licence plight spurs policy review
A Ross River man was in for a slight surprise when he went to his local motor vehicles branch offices to get his driver’s licence swapped from British Columbia to the Yukon.

Trustees come up with transgender policy, but archbishop may have his own version
Edmonton's Catholic school trustees are expected to vote Tuesday on a proposed policy that would support transgender students.

Woman Fired For Being Transgender Scores A Victory
Jessi Dye was excited about her new job at the Summerford Nursing Home in Alabama. Her experience watching her grandmother be put in a nursing home when she was younger made her want to help others who end up in the same situation. “She felt alone a lot of the time,” the 28-year-old said. “I wanted to be there for people, make it a little brighter place for these people who might not have somebody to visit them.”

Transgender Parolee Ashley Diamond Faces Uncertain Future
Ashley Diamond, a 37-year-old transgender woman who is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections, received an unexpected parole last week.

Lawsuit Claims Minn. Woman is Denied Health Care Because She's Transgender
A Minnesota woman said she was refused service by a hospital all because she is transgender.

School embraces transgender student by nominating her for Homecoming queen
Amidst the sequins, makeup and heels, Oak Park High School's 2015 Homecoming Court is breaking stereotypes and making history.

School board to vote on gender identity, expression addition to district policies
The Columbia Board of Education on Monday will give final consideration to amending the district’s nondiscrimination and student discipline policies to include gender identity and gender expression.

Transgender candidate to run for NYS Senate
Next year, voters can expect to see a transgender candidate from Rochester running for a seat in the New York State Senate.

Schools hold transgender meeting
Parents and the community were invited to a special presentation at Troy High School on Thursday explaining what transgenderism is from a medical standpoint.

Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bill Gives Philly Trans Folk Hope
As controverseries over trans people's bathroom access continue across the nation, a gender-neutral bathroom bill in Philadelphia is a source of encouragement.