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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Puts Gender-Affirming Surgeries for Minors on Pause

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is pausing gender-affirming surgeries for minors while it reviews new international guidelines on transgender patient care, officials stated on...

Colleges Utilize Transgender-focused Training to Promote Inclusive Campuses

More transgender individuals are out on college campuses today than ever before, but many still experience harassment and discrimination, according to a 2019 report...

Single-Sex Colleges Lag Behind in Institutional Support for Transgender and Gender...

Nearly a decade ago, Rose Wong became the face of the movement for transgender students at single-sex colleges after she was denied acceptance in...

Millikin University Apologizes After Speaker’s Transphobic Graduation Speech

Millikin University, a private school in Illinois affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, is facing indignation from faculty, students, and community members this week after...

Supreme Court Grants Victory to Transgender Student Who Sued to Use...

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a previous lower court decision that declares a Virginia school district cannot force transgender students to use...

Mississippi Becomes First State to Ban Transgender Athletes from Competing in...

This week, Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women and girl's sports, making it the first state in the...

International Transgender Day of Visibility Will Be Held on March 31

March 31, 2021, will mark the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV). The event celebrates the resilience and success of transgender and...

While Supreme Court Weighs LGBTQ Equality, Some States Are Ahead on...

The United States Supreme Court is currently in the process of deciding whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — which...

LGBTQ Community and Allies Urged to Stay ‘Visible and Vigilant’ as...

Friday, June 28 marks the 50thanniversary of the start of the Stonewall riots, a watershed moment in the fight for LGBTQ civil rights. As...

Girls Track Team Members File Title IX Complaint, Say Transgender Athletes...

Three members of a girls high school track team in Connecticut have filed a federal civil rights complaint against a state policy allowing transgender...

Revised List of Mental Health Disorders Affects Transgender, Higher Education Community

The World Health Organization (WHO) approved several major revisions to its list of diagnosable medical conditions, known as the International Classification of Diseases and...

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Military Ban to Go into Effect

The U.S. Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s proposed ban on transgender service members shall go into effect, at least for...