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WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

The World Health Organization has officially decided to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill. nhk.or.jp reports that WHO member states adopted the new edition of the International Classification of Diseases during an annual assembly in Geneva on Saturday. It is the first update of the illness list in 29 years. They now describe gender […]

Transgender Iowans ‘kicked in the face’ by GOP Amendment Denying Surgery

Transgender Iowans ‘kicked in the face’ by GOP Amendment Denying Surgery

Iowa’s Republican-controlled Legislature drove a knife into the heart of the heartlands gender non-binary people Friday. With a last-minute twist of the wrist, they slipped in an amendment overriding a recent State Supreme Court Ruling requiring Medicaid pay for transgender surgical procedures. The Des Moines Register explains how Iowa became a leader in transgender care: After […]

India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India Transgender people are on a human rights rollercoaster ride chugging for years to heights of euphoric empowerment, then flying helter-skelter to the depths of despair. Some are angry, some think its the end of an era and some have given up in despair with the passage of the latest version of the Transgender Persons […]

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Friday Juvenile Court Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon awarded permanent custody to the boy’s affirming grandparents removing him from his parents who had denied him therapy and HRT. His parent’s denial of his transition angered the LGBT community when it became known they demanded that he submitted to ‘Christian’ conversion programs sometimes lasting 6 hours at […]

Coming Out as Trans as the Ball Drops

Coming Out as Trans as the Ball Drops

The new year is almost upon us and might be the right time to make that all-important new year’s resolution to come out as transgender. So how do you do it? What do you say? This is a difficult question to cover but I will give you the full speech as I have had to […]

“Tranny Bingo” Transitions to “Gender Bender Bingo”? A Welcomed Change

“Tranny Bingo” Transitions to “Gender Bender Bingo”? A Welcomed Change

Sydney Transgender woman Katherine Wolfgramme has certainly got the attention of a group drag artists in her fight to change “Tranny Bingo” to a name that doesn’t incorporate defamation. Wolfgramme has engaged a “Top Six” law firm as part of the latest Australian effort to stop venues from using the defamatory word ‘tranny’ in conjunction […]

UAE Deports Intersex German and Saudi man for sexual encounter

UAE Deports Intersex German and Saudi man for sexual encounter

A highly suspect news article from the United Arab Emirates reports that an intersex German and a Saudi man were ‘caught’ having sex in Dubai and deported. News sources in UAE should be considered suspect not becuse of any doubt of the intent of the publisher, but due to the government’s iron-fisted control of media […]

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Rep. Byron Cook Takes Killing Texas Trans Kids Personally

Chairman Byron Cook doesn’t think we stand a chance of landing Amazon’s five-billion-dollar headquarters unless Gov. Abbott and Lt Gov. Dan Patrick publicly disavow their Bathroom Bill agenda and future efforts to strip LGBT protections from Texas cities. Amazon, which fought against Washington state’s Proposition I-1515 and joined a coalition opposing Texas Bathroom legislation is taking […]

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

Tory MP David Davies Pushes Texas Inspired Bathroom Bill For The UK

David Davies, Tory MP for Monmouth, has argued in a recent article for the newspaper South Wales Argus that transgender women should be made to use men’s facilities, referring to them as ‘he/she’s’. The article came following the announced plans by Tory Equality Minister Justine Greening to reform the Gender Recognition act to make it easier for […]

Oregon Gov Kate Brown Signs Transgender Law

Oregon Gov Kate Brown Signs Transgender Law

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law HB 2673a which creates an alternative process for persons seeking to change name and sex on vital record for purpose of affirming gender identity. Gov Brown tweeted while signing “Proud to sign the landmark transgender equality bill into law today. Government has no business dictating personal identity.” The […]

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