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MTV to Air Documentary About Transgender Youths

Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.

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.

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school.

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.