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Gender Politics

Florida's bathrooms are a battleground for transgender residents

LGBT Floridians and their allies rejoiced last month when the state lifted its ban on gay marriage, but are already fighting their next battle, with local conservatives apparently determined to make trans folks' lives as nightmarish as possible.

Pakistan: Transgender community fights for rights

The transgender community in Pakistan has gained ground with the Supreme Court recognizing a third gender on national identity cards, however, it remains widely discriminated against in the conservative society.

Poll: Half of young people believe gender isn’t limited to male and female

Half of all Millennials believe that gender exists on a spectrum, and shouldn’t be limited to the categories of male and female, according to Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll, which surveyed 1,000 people aged 18-34 about everything from politics to dating to race issues.

Vatican: Did Pope Francis have private meeting with transgender man?

Diego Neria Lejárraga, who underwent sex-reassignment surgery and was subsequently rejected by his religious community, claims he received a call from the pontiff on Christmas Eve and met with the Pope in his residence at the Vatican.