The Common Application now lets students indicate their gender identities and pronouns when applying to college. But is that enough to make trans students feel welcome? A scholar weighs in.
Few trans kids in the early 20th century had access to information about trans life. That they still faced down the judgment of parents and doctors is a testament to the truth of their dysphoria.
Job loss and reduced earnings can exacerbate existing power imbalances trans people may face in their personal relationships.
Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don't seem appropriate. But that's exactly what legislation seeks to do.
Because little scientific evidence exists for trans medical treatments, doctors are often wary when working with trans people, even if they realize it’s in the patients’ best interests to do so.
Puberty-suppression therapy gives trans teens the gift of time and the ability to attain a more desirable appearance.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
Transgender youth have a number of research-backed medical options available to them. The multidisciplinary approach ranges from promoting family support to hormone treatments to surgery.
Trans Day of Visibility, celebrated March 31, is a day to honor the trans community and counter transphobia.
When disaster strikes, not everyone is affected the same way. Research shows the experiences of sexually and gender diverse people are frequently very different to those of heterosexual people.
Trying to get help for gender dysphoria is rigorous and stressful for young people and their families, it shouldn’t be this way.
Trans people are confronted by discrimination and misunderstanding, but education communities can do a lot to help overcome these problems.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
The Trudeau government took the first step to federally ban conversion therapy — a practice intended to change sexual orientation.
For many gay men, social media and dating apps are hotbeds of body image struggles and rising toxic masculinity – the recent ‘10-year-challenge’ on Instagram showcases this femmephobia.
Just because your children are learning about LGBT relationships, it won’t make them gay.
The British government is consulting on changes to the Gender Recognition Act, including whether to allow gender self-identification.
The UK government is consulting on changing gender recognition laws. Here's what you need to know.