Topics :: transgendered child

Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
On April 1, at the historic Wiltern Theater, an amazing lineup of comedy icons will come together for Krullapalooza, a live event to support Survivors’ Truths and the efforts of TransYouth Speak.

Transgender Menace-Conservatives Unite in Outrage

By Michael Cox | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new state law that will allow transgender K-12 students to access whichever restroom corresponds to their gender identity, conservative legal groups are fighting back, and Fox News correspondents have joined them.

Calif. Bill Supporting Transgender Students Goes to the Senate Floor

Thursday Jun 13, 2013
The California Senate Education Committee OK’d a bill that provides crucial support for transgender students, allowing them to fully participate in all school activities, programs and facilities.

25,000 Support Six-Year-Old Trans Girl Facing Discrimination

By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
The family of a Colorado transgender six-year-old is standing firm in their refusal to return their child to school unless she is allowed to use the girls’ restroom. And more than 25,000 have lent their support via a Change.org petition.

GLAD Fights to Protect Transgender Youth in Schools

By Dan Meyer | Sunday Mar 3, 2013
GLAD’s strong track record continues in 2013, with the ensuring of protections for transgender people and guidelines for Massachusetts schools, which they will work to ensure are enforced.

Colo. Transgender Girl Can’t Use School Bathroom

By P. Solomon Banda | Thursday Feb 28, 2013
A Colorado family is in the midst of a legal battle with the school district in Fountain, a town 82 miles south of Denver, over a dispute whether their transgender child should use the school’s girl’s bathroom or the nurse’s bathroom.

5-Year-Old British Boy Diagnosed With Gender Identity Disorder

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Feb 22, 2012
Zachary Avery was diagnosed with gender identity disorder, making him one of the youngest kids in the UK to have the condition.

’Gun Hill Road’ :: Family dynamics, 21st century style

By Mona Elyafi | Friday Aug 5, 2011
Gender identity & Latino machismo cross paths in "Gun Hill Road," Rashaad Ernesto Green’s first feature that explores a Latino man’s response to his son’s shifting sexual identity. EDGE spoke with Green & actor Harmony Santana about the film.

Spanish teen undergoes sex change operation

By Daniel Woolls | Wednesday Jan 13, 2010
A 16-year-old Spaniard has had a sex change operation, becoming the country’s first minor to undergo a procedure that few countries in the world allow for people so young, a doctor said Tuesday.

Fresh Controversy Surrounds 8-Year-Old’s Gender Identification

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Oct 19, 2009
Josie Romero thinks of herself as a little girl, and exhibits the gender traits typically associated with girls. But her physical anatomy is that of a boy.