Currently, the case which could set a precedence for the transgender and the entire LGBT community is that of Gavin Grimm in Gloucester, Virginia. Gavin is a 17-year-old transgender male who is fighting the School Board decision which disallows him to use the Men’s Restroom based on privacy issues.
Transgender individuals have lived, loved and worked in society potentially as far back as the time of the ancient Egyptians. However, transgender history is not easy to trace because so many transgender individuals have had to learn to hide their true identity in order to simply survive.
In more recent research, scientists have discovered that people living a homosexual lifestyle are not necessarily as well-adjusted as they could be. For example, research has shown that gay males and lesbians are more likely to commit suicide and experience feelings of anxiety and depression.
Gender fluidity and transgender rights have become a huge topic over the past year. Many transgender men and women have been fighting for the right to use the bathroom related to the gender they associate with at the present moment and not the one assigned to them at birth.
In this article, learn more about why transgender discrimination might fairly be called the biggest as-yet unresolved civil rights issue of this time period.
College applications serve many purposes. While they certainly exist to help a college determine who is most academically eligible to enter the school, they also help the school to make sure that they have a diverse student body.
So you’ve decided to undergo a gender reassignment? Congratulations! You’re joining a large and varied group of people worldwide who have decided to do likewise. It’s a big decision, but for many one which helps them finally feel comfortable in their own skin.
Recently, the first openly transgender individual was added to the White House staff. Raffi Freedman-Gurspan joined the Office of Presidential Personnel during the summer of 2016.
While transgender characters are still underrepresented in the general media, there are a few films willing to break down the walls and give us stories about trans characters. Here are just 10 of the best films which have transgenders as one of the primary characters.