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"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.
November 14th commemorated the fifth year since the brutal murder of Lateisha 'Teish' Green.
Following the first ever Trans 100 launch last year, which was co-sponsored by GLAAD, the nominations period for 2014 is now open.
Codie Leone, a prominent New York-based transgender stylist and advocate, died on October 23.
After The TransAdvocate's Cristan Williams fact checked a false story claiming that a transgender student in Colorado was harassing her peers in a high school bathroom, the anti-trans Pacific Justice Institute is continuing to uphold their fabricated claims, and other anti-trans groups are using them to support a harmful campaign against transgender students in California.
FOX News, continuing its long history of anti-trans media coverage, is promoting a false story about a transgender high school student in Colorado who was allegedly harassing her peers.
A woman in Colorado has filed a lawsuit after being denied access to a free breast cancer screenings by Women's Wellness Connection, a state-run healthcare program, simply because she is transgender.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the United States government against a Texas recreational vehicle park for alleged discrimination against Roxanne Joganik, a transgender woman who was evicted from the park.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will allow transgender people in the state easier access to changing the name and gender marker on their legal identification.
Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.