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The Guardian Hot Pink List 2014

June 24, 2014
For the past few years, as part of our annual Queer Issue, we've rounded up a few of the people who have...

Facebook expands gender choices

February 18, 2014
Facebook is binary no more.The social media company announced via its Facebook Diversity page that profiles will now allow for a custom gender choice, a...

Binary no more: Facebook announces expanded gender choice for profiles

February 13, 2014
After today, Facebook is binary no more.The social media company announced via its Facebook Diversity page that profiles will now allow for a custom...

Conservative activists try to flush transgender bathroom bill

November 11, 2013
Yesterday a religious activist group announced it gathered enough signatures to place a statewide referendum of the newly signed “transgender bathroom” law on the...

Blow your mind

September 24, 2013

Soon you can get a Ph.D. in human sexuality in San Francisco

Hormone replacement therapy and video games: Anna Anthropy talks Dy5phoria

September 4, 2013
Video games go to alien worlds all the time, but rarely have they explored a transgender person's identity until Dys4ia. The 2012 Adobe Flash...

The right to transgender health care

March 12, 2013

Labor takes the lead

Historic campaign for trans benefits kicks off

February 11, 2013
A group of LGBT labor activists is launching a nationwide campaign to push unions to bargain for transgender health benefits for their members.Pride At...

Trans activists honored in Clarion Alley mural

October 24, 2012
It was important to Tanya Wischerath that the crowds who came to last weekend's Clarion Alley Block Party got to see the latest addition...

Healthy transitions

August 14, 2012

Trans people are struggling to find decent health care -- but hope is in sight


August 24, 2010
ALERTS By Kristen Peters alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY, AUG. 25 "This in Itself is A Victory" Celebrate the community of resistance that met the G8/G20 leaders in Ontario, Canada, in June...

Transgender Day of Remembrance observed

November 20, 2009
By Marke B. Horrible murders of LGBT people have been out of control lately -- but the number of reported murders of transgender people has...