Lawmakers In 19 States, Including Minnesota, Want Legal Refuge For Trans YouthLawmakers in both Minnesota and New York recently filed refuge state legislation modeled after the bill proposed in March by state Sen. Scott Wiener in California.
School District Sued Over Treatment Of Transgender StudentA mother is suing a Minnesota school district, claiming it discriminated against her son because he's transgender.
Judge Dismisses Iowa Gender Reassignment Surgery LawsuitThe court ruled in March in a different case that the Iowa DHS cannot block Medicaid-paid gender reassignment surgeries.
Human Rights Department Joins Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights joined Tuesday a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district, alleging that it discriminated against a transgender student.
ACLU Of Minnesota Files Lawsuit Against Anoka-Hennepin School DistrictThe American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit against Anoka-Hennepin School District Monday based on its treatment of a transgender student.
Trump's Transgender Ban Poses Obstacles For Minnesota Service MembersThe United States Supreme Court has given the Trump administration the green light to proceed with plans to bar certain transgender people from serving in the military.
Trans Teen Posts Video Of School Staff Opening Bathroom Stall On HerA video posted to Facebook is going viral as it appears to show a Twin Cities transgender teen being confronted in a bathroom by school staff, who at one point open a stall door as she’s sitting on the toilet.
After Backlash, Scarlett Johansson Pulls Out Of Trans DramaScarlett Johansson on Friday withdrew from the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Health Care Is New Front For Transgender Rights Under TrumpThe Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."
Trump Order Would Ban Most Trans Troops From ServingPresident Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.
More Minnesota Teens Identifying As TransgenderFar more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests.
No Hate Crime Charges In Missouri Transgender Teen's Brutal SlayingAuthorities say her eyes were gouged out and her genitals stabbed, but that the death of transgender teenager whose burned remains were found near the mobile home of one of her alleged killers in rural southern Missouri, her bones discarded in a chicken coop, was not a hate crime.
Iowa Gov. Disagrees With Trump Ban On Transgender TroopsTrump directed the Pentagon on Friday to implement the ban and gave the agency authority to decide the future of openly transgender people already serving.
How Can You Know If Your Child Is Transgender?How can a parent know if their child is transgender? What separates a young boy who might be transgender from one with a vivid imagination who likes to dress up in his sister's dresses? What do you do if your daughter tells you she's a boy?