UNM to accept 'preferred names' for transgender studentsKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – After some transgender students wanted to use a different name at the University of New Mexico and were nearly failed out of class because of it, a UNM student group says its working with university officials to make a change.
Austin PD welcomes first transgender officerPolice NewsAUSTIN — The Austin Police Department now has its first openly transgender officer. Senior Officer Greg Abbink has been with the force for a decade. Joining as a woman, it wasn't until this year that he says he really started living. Outside of Austin ...and more »
Transgender people push for greater acceptanceUSA TODAYBLOOMINGTON, Ill. — As a member of the Army National Guard, Jordan Becker drove tanks and shot M-16 rifles. Dark-haired, muscular, with a trim goatee, Becker works as a personal trainer, pumping 200 pounds of iron daily to build up his biceps and ...and more »
Pass the transgender ordinanceMiamiHerald.comMiami-Dade County's human-rights ordinance, which added sexual orientation to the list of protected classes in 1998, might be expanded again by the County Commission — this time, to include gender identity and expression. This means that ...and more »
Musician Thomas Dolby's transgender son gets marriedGlobalnews.caTORONTO — The son of '80s pop singer Thomas Dolby married his longtime partner Wednesday in Suffolk, England. Dolby, 56, tweeted a photo of the happy couple along with words of congratulations. On Facebook, Dolby wrote: “It's a day of celebration in ...
The Transgender Con? Many “Transgender” People Regret SwitchThe New American“You fundamentally can't change sex…. Transsexualism was invented by psychiatrists.” These are not the words of a conservative organization or a fundamentalist preacher, but of former “transsexual” Alan Finch. Having decided to “transition from male ...