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By Sylvie Corbet | Monday Jun 30, 2014
France is scrapping a plan to teach children the "ABCD of equality" between boys and girls after protests by some parents who feared it was a stealth effort to erase gender differences.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Transgender woman Jodielynn Wiley has filed a complaint against the Dallas Salvation Army, saying that they threatened to boot her from the housing program because she hadn’t yet completed her gender reassignment surgery.
By Nicole Wiesenthal | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Students who use Facebook no longer have to choose between being male and female. In fact, now they can choose from more than 50 new gender options -- and to some students, it could mean the world.
By Martha Mendoza | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
Petition Started to Encourage Southern Poverty Law Center to Label ’Gender Identity Watch’ as Hate Group
By David-Elijah Nahmod | Friday Jan 31, 2014
History was made in a most unexpected way in late 2013 when the petition titled "Southern Poverty Law Center: Monitor Gender Identity Watch as a Hate Group" appeared at Change.org. At press time, the petition had garnered more than 7,000 signatures.
By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Jan 25, 2014
A judge in Oakland last week ruled that the teenager who allegedly burned the skirt of a gender non-conforming teen should remain in adult court.
By Lisa Leff | Saturday Nov 30, 2013
On high school and college campuses and in certain political and social media circles,self-identify as "genderqueer" -- neither male nor female but an androgynous hybrid or rejection of both -- is challenging anew the limits of Western comprehension.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
The Gender & Family Project welcomes Olympia Dukakis, Justin Vivian Bond, Telly Leung, Our Lady J, Lance Horne and more to "A Night of a Thousand Genders."
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
A California student who identifies as the non-binary ’agender’ orientation is recovering from severe leg burns after being set on fire by another teenager on a bus.
By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 8, 2013
In an effort to assess the health of Massachusetts’s transgender and gender nonconforming adults, The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and Fenway Health have collaborated on a needs assessment study.
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