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Md. Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill Passes in Senate

A bill that would prohibit gender-identity discrimination for employment, housing, public accommodations and credit in the state of Maryland passed in the state Senate Tuesday.

03/04/2014

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Md. Senate Set to Vote on Transgender Bill

Maryland’s Senate is set to vote on a bill to protect transgender people from discrimination in housing, employment and other areas.

02/28/2014

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Insurance Companies Ordered To Stop Denying Gender-Reassignment Surgery In D.C.

District of Columbia officials are announcing new steps to protect transgender residents from discrimination in health care.

02/27/2014

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Transgender Athletes Get OK to Play for Virginia High Schools

The governing body of high school sports in Virginia has sanctioned the participation of transgender athletes at the state’s 313 high schools.

02/20/2014

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New Gender Options for Facebook Users

You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

02/13/2014

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Transgender Candidate to Challenge Gay Senator in Maryland

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/30/2014

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D.C. Police Probe 2 Attacks on Transgender Women

D.C. police are investigating two more in a series of attacks on transgender people.

07/01/2013

President Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Congress To Ban Workplace Bias Against Gays

President Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.

06/13/2013

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Health Department: Medicare Won’t Cover Sex-Change Operations

According to a recent decision handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare will still not to cover sex change surgeries, despite initial plans to reconsider the matter.

04/01/2013

South Korea's Mini, left, and Canada's Jenna Talackova pose for pictures backstage ahead of the Miss International Queen 2010 beauty pageant in southeastern Thailand's city of Pattaya, on Nov. 19, 2010. (credit: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump: Transgender Woman Can Compete In Miss Universe Pageant

The Miss Universe Organization announced Monday that it might reverse an earlier decision and allow a transgender woman to enter the Miss Universe Canada pageant.

04/03/2012

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