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Transgender

Meet the Jewish trans man who founded transgender summer camp

Meet Nick Teich, a transgender Jewish man, who is the founder and director of Camp Aranu’tiq, the first summer camp in the United States that caters to transgender and gender-variant youth.

When Jewish transgender teens come out of closet, many leave camp behind

Jewish summer camp — with its gender-segregated bunks, bathrooms, activities and rituals, not to mention emphasis on heterosexual “hookups” — can be a minefield for transgender kids and their families, a newly-visible population that is gaining increasing recognition in the Jewish and political mainstream.

Teenage transgender couple transition together

A pair of teenagers from Oklahoma might seem like your typical young couple, but their love story is unlike many others. The transgender couple actually transitioned together.

GLSEN strengthens support for transgender students

GLSEN is strengthening its longstanding support for transgender and gender nonconforming students with the addition of the student-created grassroots organization Transgender Student Rights (TSR) to its family of programs.

Chicago's TransLife Center sets new standard for other cities

On Monday, July 16th, state and local officials, LGBT leaders, and the Chicago trans community alike celebrated the opening of Chicago House's TransLife Center in the Edgewater area.

Lambda Legal expands Transgender Rights Project, launches mobile phone resource

Transgender people experience rampant workplace discrimination, endure high rates of harassment and violence, face challenges to family relationships, lack sufficient access to medically necessary health care, and face difficulties in obtaining accurate and appropriate identity documents.