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Senate Defeats LGBT Student Nondiscrimination Amendment

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 19
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening defeated an amendment to an education bill that would have provided nondiscrimination and anti-bullying protections for LGBT children in schools.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NATIONAL | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

On Trans Visibility Day, Jim Colllins Announces Grant Recipients

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
On Transgender Day of Visibility, The Jim Collins Foundation (JCF) funds gender-affirming surgeries with 2015 grants.

Camp Aranu'tiq Enrolls Transgender Youth for Summer Season

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Transgender and gender-variant kids now have a place where they can be themselves: Camp Aranu'tiq's summer program.

Transgender Adolescents More Likely to Be Depressed

FAMILY | By EDGE | Jan 23
A new study based on data from the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center shows what a handful of local and regional studies on transgender youth have long suggested: Transgender youth have disparately negative mental health outcomes.

10 Transgender Trends for 2015

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 29
A leader in the area of transgender surgery has identified 10 important trends that will affect American and its transgender community in 2015.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

Md. Man Arrested for Stabbing Teen Trans Girl in DC

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
A man from Maryland was charged with a hate crime after allegedly stabbing a transgender teen girl on a Metro train in Washington, D.C.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

NATIONAL | Jul 14
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

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