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Trans* UIC student overcomes challenges outside the classroom - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive

On Nov. 2, Robles, a UIC ( University of Illinois at Chicago ) Honors College student, was recognized as a 2013 UIC Lincoln Academy student laureate; …

We don't come to steal or destroy gender. We are here to liberate it.

<b>The School Success and Opportunity Act</b>, the first of its kind in the nation, did not sit well with California’s waning conservative Christian base, …

Another transgender teen suicide: the combined effects of depression and bullying

There was a vigil on Monday evening. Fellow students gathered to express their thoughts and memories about Landon. At the vigil Rudy Brandies and …

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"Heartbreak" in Oakland After Student Charged with Hate

The students and teachers at Oakland High School don’t want to be known for homophobia or hate.<p>So, ever since one of the school’s students – a …

Join Alex Newell of GLEE in supporting transgender students! http://supportallstudents.org

Transgender U.S. student's tuxedo photo approved

Jeydon Loredo and attorneys with the Southern Poverty Law Center threatened legal action against La Feria school district if a photo of Loredo in a tuxedo was not allowed in the school's yearbook.<p>HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a …

Transgender Day of Remembrance & Solidarity With Our Youth

Cecilia Chung<p>By Cecilia Chung, Senior Strategist<p>It is that time of the year again. All around the globe, trans* communities and allies are gathering …

Glee Star Alex Newell Fires Back After Bill O'Reilly Insults Unique

Out actor Alex Newell responded to the negative comments Bill O’Reilly made about the trans teen he plays on <i>Glee</i>, reports <i>Fusion</i><i>.</i><p>Shortly after …

Meeting to address fight, bullying of transgender girl

School district officials are meeting to address a fight at Hercules High School last week that involved a transgender student, a West Contra Costa …

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids

For the past two months, the Pacific Justice Institute, a self-described "Christian" organization headquartered in Sacramento, has engaged in …

Shocking Video: Colorado school board member recommends castration for transgender students

Delta County, CO school board member Katherine Svenson was caught on tape making shockingly disturbing comments about transgender students, …

Two transgender children struggle to be themselves

<i>Watch above: An excerpt from Tracey Wilson’s interview with 16X9. Tracey was born a boy, but identifies as a girl.</i><p>From Trey to Tracey: One child’s …

Watch this family and school support a young girl who happens to be transgender.

Meat Keat and her neat family and school who are standing with her to resist bullying and discrimination. Hat tip to GLAAD.

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Jazz, 12 (PHOTO)

We Are the Youth is a photographic journalism project chronicling the individual stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in the United States. Through photographic portraits and "as told to" interviews in the participants' own voices, We Are the Youth captures the incredible …

'I'm Not The Only One': Transgender Youth Battle The Odds

Despite a number of victories for gay rights and national polls reflecting a growing acceptance of gay men and women, there is a population within the LGBT community that often feels left out of the national debate.<p>They are the "T": transgender men and women who still face many obstacles, including …

Bathroom Panic and the Fear Monger's Shoppe

Thanks to this law, it's also legal for horny adolescent boys to join the girls' wrestling team if they so desire, to stand around in their locker …

Geronimo - or how sex and gender got in the way

I'm posting this diary in response to a comment from a valued fellow kossack a while back. His comment touched me in a way that I couldn't answer …

Don't Yuck Our Yum

I don't believe I knew anyone growing up who was narrow-minded, bigoted, etc., who didn't receive those lessons around the dinner table. Their fear …

NOM dumps protecting marriage in order to bully transgender kids

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to protect marriage and the faith communities that sustain it.<p>…

Erasing Transgender

In my home state of Pennsylvania, official legal guidance published by the city of Philadelphia on its gender identity ordinance declares that …

A Mother's Defense

The mother of the Florence, Colorado transgender teen <i>targeted by conservative media</i> is speaking out <i>in defense of her daughter</i>.<p>Her child has been …

Colorado politician and former Navy Chaplain joins war against Colorado transgender teen

Now the public school children are being told by a demonic spirit, “You must open up your daughter’s privacy to our perversion.” And this demonic …

Iowa: Bathrooms and Locker Rooms times three

The new law does require ... that individuals are permitted to access (restrooms) in accordance with their gender identity, rather than their …

Oh, noes!!! Transgender teachers!

It's hard to imagine that in the year 2013 that any business in the country could fire someone simply because he is gay without facing a major …