Transgender

Bruce Jenner, Transgender,

Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

04/25/2015

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Texas Lawmaker Delays Transgender School ‘Bathroom Bill’

A highly anticipated hearing on a bill limiting transgender students’ use of Texas school bathrooms and locker rooms has been delayed after a veteran Republican told the author to soften his language.

04/15/2015

A gay rights protester waves the rainbow flag during a rally. (Photo by ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

Houston Council Delays Vote On Equal-Rights Law

The Houston City Council has delayed a vote on a proposed ordinance to extend a city ban on discrimination to protect gay, lesbian and transgender citizens.

05/14/2014

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

In Texas, Jail Confronts Issue Of Inmate Safety

Black eyeliner rings Tyniesha Stephens’ large brown eyes. Her long, dark hair is pulled back in a ponytail, and she excitedly shares pictures of herself in the blonde wig and skirts she dons when she’s not in orange jail garb.

01/30/2014

File photo of a person holding up an LGBT pride flag. (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Transgender Texas Student’s Tuxedo Photo Banned

A South Texas transgender student says his school district is preventing a photo of him in a tuxedo from appearing in his high school’s yearbook.

11/15/2013

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Appeals Court Hears Transgender Widow’s Fight

The transgender widow of a fallen South Texas firefighter is asking a state appeals court to reverse a ruling that their marriage wasn’t legally binding.

09/19/2013

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Transgender Student Can Now Wear Dress To Prom

When it comes to allowing a transgendered student the opportunity to dress for the prom in a dress, Spring High School now has a change of heart.

04/04/2013