Transgender TV ad scheduled for Trump’s big night at the RNC
LGBT advocates are looking to reach and persuade conservative voters tonight with a prime-time TV ad about transgender discrimination that’s set to air on Fox News around the time Donald Trump is accepting the Republican party’s nomination for president. The ad features a transgender woman from North Carolina who is prevented from using a restroom that corresponds...
By Mark Keierleber | July 21, 2016
Q&A: One therapist’s mission to train LA schools, parents and classmates on transgender issues
This week a Poway Unified School District board meeting was packed with people raising questions about student rights after a teenager who was born female and uses the boys’ locker room at Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego triggered a dispute over a state law that seeks to accommodate transgender students. Susan Landon, a...
By Lizzie Thompson | February 12, 2016
In memo to employees, LA Unified affirms transgender support
In a memo to all district employees yesterday, LA Unified Superintendent Ramon Cortines re-emphasized support for transgender youth and employees. With new attention drawn to transgender issues spurred by the public transitioning of Bruce to Caitlynn Jenner and the Emmy-winning TV show, “Transparent,” Cortines not only offered a definition of common terms dealing with transgendered issues, but...
By Mike Szymanski | September 22, 2015