Parents Of Transgender Children Share Their StoriesExperts say family support is crucial. Without it, many transgender kids suffer from anxiety, depression and high rates of suicide.
Cuomo Issues Executive Order To Add Gender Identity To Anti-Bias RulesNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo has elected to use his executive power to expand the state’s anti-discrimination rules to protect transgender state residents.
Jersey City To Offer Transgender Health Care Coverage For City EmployeesFulop said he thinks the coverage should go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
New Yorkers React To Legislation To Make Bathrooms Gender NeutralThe proposed law would require businesses to place signs on single occupancy bathrooms identifying them as gender neutral.
Legislation Introduced To Make Single-Person Bathrooms Gender Neutral In NYCAiming 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.
NYCLU: Transgender Students Often Harassed In NY SchoolsTransgender 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 Votes To Admit Transgender WomenBarnard 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.
People In Jenner's Home Town Of Tarrytown Support Former Olympic Star's TransformationOn Monday, the buzz about Jenner from Tarrytown resident and visitor alike was because of his decision to live his life as a woman.
Bruce Jenner Opens Up About Gender Identity In National TV InterviewJenner 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.
Study Details Lives Of LGBT Youths In NYC Engaged In 'Survival Sex'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.''
Cuomo Unveils Regulations Providing Medicaid Coverage For Gender Reassignment SurgeryUnder 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.
Barnard College Opens Discussion About Transgender AdmissionsDebora 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.
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