- 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 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...
- HollywoodLifeMay 25 01:48 PM
- LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 08 07:48 AM
Transgender adults start as transgender children, and doctors are now poised to help these children cope with their perceived gender identity before they enter the "wrong" puberty, by postponing puberty's onset. The term " transgender" refers to people who feel that their gender identity, which is possibly wired into the brain, differs from the gender determined at their birth, which usually is...
- 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.
- Los Angeles TimesMay 12 05:12 AM
Transgender issues are the next frontier of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement. A string of high-profile cases, such as a Kansas judge's decision to allow Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to change her name to Chelsea and Olympian Bruce Jenner's televised coming out as a transgender...
- The Times of IndiaMay 26 02:08 PM
India, probably the world, will get its first transgender college principal when Manabi Bandopadhyay takes charge of Krishnagar Women’s College in West Bengal on June 9.
- 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 ...
- 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...
- CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsMay 25 06:03 AM
The Yukon Human Rights Commission says a Yukon law that requires a sex change operation before gender can be changed on birth certificates is discriminatory. Kelly Skookum, a Yukon mother of a transgender child, says her daughter's birth certificate misidentifies her and raises problems for her daughter's access to things such as summer camps.
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