- LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 06:48 AM
Transgender people who take testosterone as part of a transition from female to male can sometimes experience severe acne as a side effect of the treatment, according to a new report. The report, from researchers at Ramón y Cajal Hospital in Madrid, describes the cases of two transgender men in their 20s who both experienced severe acne after starting testosterone therapy. Such skin problems in...
- Takepart.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 02:55 AM
Just before 1 p.m. on May 22, 2009, Johanna Vasquez was waiting for the bus in Houston. Vasquez had been living undocumented in the United States for 11 years, but her immigration status was the last thing on her mind at that moment.
- The Online NewsHourMay 22 04:41 PM
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio RELATED LINKS Is gender identity biologically hard-wired? Here’s what most people get wrong about the transgender community The quiet revolution behind the word ‘ transgender’ JUDY WOODRUFF: Hari Sreenivasan is back with a report on one of a handful of programs in the country that’s helping homeless transgender youth get their footing in society. It’s another in...
- Takepart.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 15 09:01 AM
America, the magazine declared, had reached a “ transgender tipping point.” But for most of our country’s transgender teens, life remains dangerous, anonymous, and too often, short. The truth is, there’s a suicide problem among transgender youths, and it’s happening mostly in silence. In the last six months, at least seven transgender teens have killed themselves. One study found that nearly 25...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 03:32 PM
A California board recommended parole on Thursday for a transgender inmate convicted of second-degree murder, the same day an appeals court put on hold a ruling requiring the state to pay for the prisoner's sex-reassignment surgery, officials said. Michelle-Lael Norsworthy, 51, who was born male but identifies as a woman and is held with male inmates at Mule Creek State Prison, is seeking to ...
- Philly.comMay 21 09:55 AM
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — When Stephanie Battaglino came out as transgender nearly a decade ago and told her supervisors that she was beginning her transition , the response from the other managers was surprisingly positive.
- Why Not CoconutMay 22 12:59 AM
Transgender activist and model Geena Rocero takes the spotlight this Saturday (May 23) in “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda” to talk about her advocacy for transgender people and equality in the Philippines. Rocero has been a successful model for ten years in the USA. But on her 30th birthday, Rocero gained attention when she […]
- The Online NewsHourMay 22 11:10 AM
Photo by Flickr user torbakhopper. Six transgender men and women have recently called into question Michigan’s driver’s license policy. As it stands, people who want to change their gender on a Michigan license must show proof of a change on their birth certificate. But a birth certificate is only amended if the person undergoes a gender reassignment surgery. RELATED LINKS Is gender identity ...
- The HinduMay 24 05:42 PM
Members of transgender community in Berhampur have started filing applications before the area sub-collector to get officially recognised and identified as third gender as per directive of the Supr...
- ABC NewsMay 22 01:08 AM
Rulings leave transgender California inmate in limbo while she awaits sex reassignment surgery
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