News: Transgender Justice

Trans 101: Cisgender

Trans 101: Cisgender

October 9, 2011 | Comments (0)

You may have heard the word cisgender before, but you may not know what it means.  Cisgender is a term used to describe people who, for the most part, identify as the gender they were assigned at birth.

 

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New Studies Examine Violence Directed at Transgender People of Color

New Studies Examine Violence Directed at Transgender People of Color

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Two studies confirm what many know: trans people of color experience staggering rates of violence and discrimination.

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 New Guidelines Announced for Trans Health

New Guidelines Announced for Trans Health

September 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

Big news in the world of trans health!  Yesterday, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) announced major changes to the Standards of Care for transgender people.

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Working Group Profile: Rowan

Working Group Profile: Rowan

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

As part of our on-going profiles of Trans Justice Working Group members, we are introducing Rowan, who explains  why this work is necessary and what superpower Rowan would prefer.

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Coming Forward

Coming Forward

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

Janet Mock decided to tell her story because “the recent stories about kids who have killed themselves because of the secrets they were forced to keep has shifted something in me.“

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City of Portland wins trans-inclusive healthcare

City of Portland wins trans-inclusive healthcare

September 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

We are proud to announce that today the Portland City Council unanimously voted to end insurance exclusions against transgender City employees.

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