Transgender

ACLU Northern California
March 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
(KNX 1070) -- The ACLU along with a California l aw firm i s suing a Catholic hospital for withholding medical care from a transgender patient. Oliver Knight, 29, was scheduled to have a hysterectomy in August of 2017 at St. Joesph Hospital in Eureka, California, but minutes prior to the surgery,...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 8:26 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boy's bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's become a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and...
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AP
October 22, 2018 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. "I feel very threatened, but...
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October 12, 2018 - 1:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A Los Angeles man was placed on 2 1/2 years probation today for a 2013 attack on a transgender woman on a Hollywood sidewalk. Man who pleaded no contest to assaulting a #transgender woman in #Hollywood in 2013 gets probation. Victim says ‘being trans does not mean that our lives...
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Associated Press
July 13, 2018 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. In a statement to Out.com on Friday, Johansson says she's withdrawing from the project "in light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting...
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May 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
Republican Congressional candidate, Jazmina Saavedra, is causing outrage in the LGBTQ community after recording a Facebook Live video from a Denny's restaurant in L.A. of a confrontation she had with a transgender woman in the restroom. Saavedra is running in the 44th District (L.A. to San Pedro),...
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