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Nevada GOP Picks First Trans Republican Candidate in U.S. History

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 13, 2014
The Nevada State Republican party has made history by tapping military veteran and transgender woman Lauren Scott to run against a Democract in Nevada Assembly District 30.

For Transgender People, a Massive New Resource

By David Crary | Thursday May 1, 2014
As transgender people strive to gain more acceptance and legal protections, they will soon have a hefty new resource to assist them - a 672-page book, written by scores of transgender contributors.

DOJ Trains Cops to Help Transgender Crime Victims

By Eric Tucker | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
The Justice Department has launched a program to train local police to better respond to transgender crime victims.

Trans Candidate to Challenge Gay Md. State Senator

Thursday Jan 30, 2014
A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County, Md., in the Democratic primary.

Committee Approves Beninda, Budd

By John Riley | Saturday Jun 2, 2012
The D.C. City Council’s Committee on Aging and Community Affairs today approved the nominations of two well-known transgender women, Alexandra Beninda and Earline Budd, to the 15-member D.C. Commission on Human Rights.

Transsexual Makes Debut in New Polish Government

By Monika Scislowska and Vanessa Gera | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
A transsexual woman and an openly gay man took seats in Poland’s newly elected parliament Tuesday, historic firsts that reflect profound social change in this traditionally Roman Catholic country.

Polish Transsexual Lawmaker Speaks Out

By Monika Scislowska | Tuesday Oct 18, 2011
Poland’s first transsexual lawmaker vowed Monday to campaign for the rights of gender minorities and make predominantly Catholic Poland more receptive to transsexuals and homosexuals.
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