Prev

Next

Trans Women of Color Live's MatterTrans Women of Color Live's Matter On Saturday, September 27, nearly 50 people gathered on the steps of the Washington Convention Center to support trans women of color. They shared stories, posed for group photos, and even prayed together. At the end, they exchanged business cards and pledged to do their part in promoting their common cause and to bring...

Read more

I Believe in Me: Fighting for Trans Rights in PrisonI Believe in Me: Fighting for Trans Rights in Prison Lambda Legal and Transgender Woman Celebrate Successful Fight Against Discrimination and Harassment at Halfway House In September, Lambda Legal released a video documenting Donisha McShan’s successful fight to be treated as a woman while at The H Group, the Marion, Illinois, halfway house where she was receiving substance...

Read more

Transgender Health Care Updates Transgender Health Care Updates The transgender health care crisis is not only well-documented in national surveys in the last few years, but is revealed in story after story of transgender people who have been refused care by health care providers and refused medically-necessary coverage by the health insurance industry. The discrimination and abuse...

Read more

Easing the Law for New Yorkers Shifting GenderEasing the Law for New Yorkers Shifting Gender New York City is poised to redefine what constitutes a transition from one sex to another, allowing a person’s own identity, not anatomy, to be the determining factor. The change, which is being advanced both by the City Council and the de Blasio administration, would allow alterations to birth certificates with the...

Read more

The Strange Case of An 18th-Century Sex Change SurgeryThe Strange Case of An 18th-Century Sex Change Surgery One day in 1779, a London couple, seeking treatment for their seven-year-old daughter, showed up at the Soho Square Dispensary for the Relief of the Infant Poor. The first doctor thought she might have a hernia. The second had a different idea. “I shall not trouble the reader with the surprise into which the parents...

Read more

twitter

Josie Romero: Living A Transgender Childhood

Category : Trans Youth

It’s unclear how many children around the world have felt trapped in their own bodies the way 11-year-old Josie Romero has struggled with hers. Born a boy but living socially as a girl since age 6, Josie is just one of 10,000 children who have significant gender identity problems, according to one popular estimate. Other experts say it’s closer to one in 1,000, but nevertheless their relatively small population has generated much controversy and media attention recently.

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Print Friendly
Buy Propecia Canada