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Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
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'

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 22, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 1, 2014
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.

Educating Simon

By Christopher Verleger | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
A brilliant London teen unwillingly relocates to Boston and makes lemonade out of life's lemons in Robin Reardon's exciting new novel.

Officials: Transgender Girl Moved to Male Facility

Monday Jul 14, 2014
A transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.

R. Kelly Talks About Transgender Son for First Time

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
R&B icon R. Kelly, for the first time, spoke out about his transgender child Monday -- weeks after gossip websites insensitively reported on her coming out.

Canadian Trans Boy Given New Birth Certificate

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
After a groundbreaking ruling, a 12-year-old boy from Alberta, Canada, received a new birth certificate Sunday that identifies him as male.

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student’s Trans Boyfriend From Prom

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend theprom together because one of them is transgender.

Police Investigate Assault of Transgender Teen

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Police are investigating a report of a brutal assault of a transgender teen as he was using a high school bathroom in Northern California.

Trans Rights Repeal Misses California Ballot

By Lisa Leff | Monday Feb 24, 2014
A referendum to overturn a California law that gives transgender students protections including the right to use the public school restrooms of their choice will not appear on the November ballot after its backers failed to gather enough voter signatures