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SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 27
A group of LGBT advocates in San Francisco wants to create the country's first transgender historic district in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

VA Scuttles Plans to Cover Transition Surgery for Transgender Vets

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 19
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is dropping plans to cover transition-related surgical expenses for transgender veterans, citing budget constraints.

SF Mayor's Trans Adviser: 'Exciting Time'

POLITICS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 6
Four months into her latest post, Theresa Sparks, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's senior adviser for transgender initiatives, said it's "the most exciting time in the trans community I've certainly been involved in" in her 20 years of work in the field.

Estrogen Shortage Crisis Continues, Leaving Transgender Women Hurting

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Nov 5
Transgender and menopausal women continue to suffer from a nationwide shortage of injectible estrogen, which began in 2014 when high doses of Delestrogen began to dwindle.

The 'T' in Politics

POLITICS | By Patrick Hagerty | Oct 30
EDGE speaks with activist Sarah McBride, the first transgender female to speak at a Democratic National Convention, and activist Sharron Cooks, the only African-American transgender female DNC delegate.

TransNational Festival

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 25
The Festival honored the trans experience through film, art, beauty and cultural achievements in support of transgender health, welfare and human rights. With Caitlyn Jenner, Kelly Osbourne, Jill Soloway, Silas Howard and more.

Berkeley Sued in Trans Woman's Death

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 2
The family of a transgender woman who died during a 2013 encounter with Berkeley police is fighting to keep a federal lawsuit against the city and several officers alive.

Transgender Man Sues Indiana Over Citizenship Requirement for Legal Name Change

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 25
A transgender man who has been granted asylum in the United States is suing over an Indiana state law that requires him to provide proof of citizenship before he can legally change his name to reflect his gender identity.

Federal Judge: Wisconsin Trans Student Should Be Allowed to Use Boys' Restroom

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has ruled that a Wisconsin public school district must stop discriminating against a transgender student by requiring him to use a separate restroom.

WHO Reevaluating Classification of Transgender Identity As A Mental Disorder

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Sep 3
The WHO still officially considers being transgender a mental disorder, but that may soon change.

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