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Gender Politics

Transgender workers for federal contractors gain protections

"The Labor Department guidance issued today is a giant step toward ensuring American workers are judged based on the work they do, and never because of a fundamental aspect of who they are – like their gender identity.”

India's LGBT community share their fears in a powerful video

The powerful video puts together some prominent, as well as some not so prominent LGBT activists of India, emulating the trials of a community that most of country isn't even comfortable talking about.

"A Letter to the Girl I Used to Be"

Ethan no longer identifies with Emily, and says her memories feel like a bedtime story, but in his "Letter to the Girl I Used To Be," he remembers and admires this little girl. The little girl who would never grow up, but had the courage and will to become the person she was always meant to be.

Georgia accused of sentencing transgender woman to "torture"

Georgia's prison officials will have to explain themselves in court if they continue to refuse hormone therapy to transgender inmates, warns a letter delivered to the state's Department of Corrections on Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an advocacy group based in Alabama.

Transgender teacher returns to classroom as a woman

A California high school science teacher gives students and colleagues a new lesson in biology, showing up for the first time as a woman a week after her plans to switch genders became suddenly public.