Gender In The News


July 13, 2019. Neither male nor female: Why some nonbinary people are 'microdosing' hormones

The goal is to appear "somewhere in the middle" on the gender spectrum, one nonbinary Los Angeles resident said.

Jun 7, 2019: Do All Trans People Think The Same?

Jubliee invites 6 transgender people to see the range of their opinions and beliefs. Jubilee brings people together by creating shareable, compelling, human-centric videos that challenge assumptions and touch the soul.

April 2019. One-stop hub for name and gender change information

“Find out how to get a legal name change where you live and update your name/gender on state and federal IDs and records.”

March 6, 2019. Judge Rules that Insurance Company Illegally Denied Treatment to Thousands

“Legal observers called the decision one of the most important and most thorough rulings ever issued against an insurance company, at the federal level, on mental health issues.”

March 5, 2019. Transgender men, eager to have biological kids, are freezing their eggs

“Some trans men are turning to fertility treatments like egg freezing, but the lack of coverage and education makes it difficult for many.”

February 28, 2019. B.C. Supreme Court Ruling: Trans Teen Has the Capacity to Consent to Hormone Therapy Despite Father’s Wishes

“[Healthcare providers] have a professional, ethical responsibility to support adolescent patients in getting the treatment that is in their best interest for their health.”

January 3, 2019. Why Jennifer Wexton Hangs the Transgender Pride Flag Outside Her Office

“It seems to be the first open exhibition of the standard in the House of Representatives.”

 

July/August 2018. When Children Say They’re Trans

“How can parents get children the support they might need while keeping in mind that adolescence is, by definition, a time of identity exploration?”

 

April 10, 2018. Why parents are losing custody of trans and gender non-conforming kids

“Clashes over how to support children exploring their gender identities have revived custody fights in at least 10 states.”

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August 14 2018. Moms Offer Free Hugs at Pride Parade for Kids Whose Parents Rejected Them

"[We] gave out Free Mom Hugs, Free Dad Hugs, Free Grana Hugs, and Free Pastor Hugs like it was our paying jobs," she wrote. "And when I say hugs, I mean THE KIND A MAMA GIVES HER BELOVED KID."

July 25, 2018. Freezing for the future: Transgender youth respond to medical fertility preservation

“The medical community is paying increasing attention to the healthcare needs of adolescents diagnosed with gender dysphoria who desire medical interventions to bring their bodies and gender identity into alignment.”

June 17, 2018. Transgender kids get their own health-care guidelines

“We hope our guidelines ease this challenge and help young people access supportive, gender affirming care that helps them to lead happy and authentic lives.”