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Dabbling in Feature Writing…Or, How I Learned to Cover Controversy

I threw out the idea to cover the story, but I assumed someone else would volunteer to do the very reporting-intensive deed. 

But 9 months, three major drafts, and a few too many editing Sharpies later, I earned a byline on an LGBTQ, politically-minded feature piece. 492 more words

Samantha Smith

Getting hold of Transsexual Hormone Replacement Therapy

Transsexual hormone replacement therapy helps those who feel they were born in the wrong body transition to what they feel is their proper sex. Many transgender feel discrimination for not having an easily distinguished gender. 422 more words

Sexual Health

Federal Health Plans now Cover Sexual Reassignment Surgery

One of the most important healthcare issues in the transgender population is sexual reassignment; this is when the person believes he or she was assigned the wrong gender at birth, or their internal gender doesn’t match their external one. 365 more words


Transgender Woman's 'Humiliating' Bra Fitting Sparks Outrage

(AUSTIN, TX) — Outrage has erupted on social media after a transgender Austin woman accused a lingerie store of discriminating against her.

Kylie Jack went to… 344 more words


Nonprofit Holds First Pride Event For Transgender Community

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Community Healthcare network held its first LGBT Pride event for the transgender community Sunday in Astoria, Queens.

The event was held Sunday afternoon and evening at the Elixir Bar and Lounge, at 43-03 Broadway in Queens. 136 more words


Transgender community critical of Cuomo's new gender-status initiative

New York (PIX11) – Somebody who is born one gender, but lives their life as another has been hard-pressed to get that status changed legally in New York.  541 more words