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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.

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.

Treatment Center Accepts Jailed Transgender Teen

By Dave Collins | Friday Jun 6, 2014
A 16-year-old transgender girl detained without criminal charges at an adult women’s prison in Connecticut for the past two months has been accepted into a private treatment center for youths in Massachusetts.

Charges Dropped Against Bullied Calif. Trans Teen

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Prosecutors dropped battery charges in the case against transgender teen, Jewlyes Gutierrez, after the girl completed a restorative justice program.

US Dept. of Education Announces Title IX Protects Trans Students

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014
National Center for Transgender Equality welcomes guidance issued today by the U.S. Department of Education which makes clear that the federal Title IX law prohibits discrimination against transgender students.

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.

Va. Transgender Sports Policy Called Too Narrow

Friday Feb 21, 2014
Critics say a new Virginia policy on transgender high school athletes is too restrictive because it applies only to students who have undergone formal sex-reassignment surgery.

Student Crowned NC’s 1st Trans Homecoming King

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
A 17-year-old Charlotte high school student became North Carolina’s first transgender homecoming king Friday.