"We tried to make this kid be a boy," said Shappley. Still, Joseph kept seeking out what the girls had and, by the age of three, he was telling everyone he was a girl.
A North Carolina high school will allow students to carry pepper spray, razors and other items which one board member suggested they might need to defend themselves against transgender classmates they encounter in the bathroom.
With tension rising and information being hurled into the conversation from all angles, there is one critical element being overlooked: the safety and well-being of transgender children.
Just two days before prom and five weeks before graduation, Anna has been suspended and is facing possible expulsion for using the "wrong" bathroom.
Here's a comprehensive list of great books for kids -- novels, picture books, workbooks, memoirs and profiles -- that deal with transgender and intersex issues, gender non-conformity and sexual orientation as it relates to trans people.
Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket, Rhode Island has issued a policy banning transgender students from the school, according to the Parent and Students Handbook.
Ah Kansas, my home state. You can always count on them to party like it's 1959. No matter what Kansas does, no matter how stupid, you can set your watch by the fact that they will out-do themselves in spectacular fashion in quick fashion.
In a move towards creating greater acceptance, two University of Oregon fraternities have announced that they are going to be accepting transgender men into their brotherhood for the first time ever. First rep... Read More...