The proposed law would require businesses to place signs on single occupancy bathrooms identifying them as gender neutral.
Aiming to curb gender bias and harassment in New York City, officials are readying a plan that would require businesses to convert one-person restrooms into gender-neutral facilities.
Transgender students are often harassed in public schools across the state and education officials have failed to carry out a legislative mandate to protect them, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Barnard College has decided to admit transgender women, becoming the latest women’s college to issue a new policy acknowledging the fluidity and complexity of gender.
On Monday, the buzz about Jenner from Tarrytown resident and visitor alike was because of his decision to live his life as a woman.
Jenner let his hair down — literally loosening a ponytail and letting his hair flow past his shoulders — in a symbolic moment at the start of his two-hour interview.
A unique federally funded study offers a detailed look at the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth in New York City who cope with homelessness and poverty by engaging in what the researchers call “survival sex.”
Under the proposal, gender reassignment surgery will be available for people who are a minimum age of 18 or 21, depending on circumstances, and will require a referral from a doctor.
Debora Spar, president of the undergraduate college at Columbia University, is posing the question to the Barnard community in a series of town hall meetings and online forums, as the board develops a formal admissions policy.
The U.S. Army has agreed to “fully recognize” the new legal names of two transgender military veterans, the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.
The Transgender Housing Unit has 30 beds. There are typically between 30 and 35 transgender women in DOC custody at any given time, and inmates will be placed in the unit voluntarily.
In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.
He left middle school as a boy, but now a 13-year-old says he wants his district to accept him as a girl when he returns in the fall.
The Community Healthcare network held its first LGBT Pride event for the transgender community Sunday in Astoria, Queens.
Officials in one Connecticut town will meet next week to consider firing a transgender cop.