Lawsuit Alleges West Virginia Health Plans Unlawfully Denied Gender-Confirming Care For 2 Transgender ResidentsA federal lawsuit is alleging West Virginia’s Medicaid and state employee health plans unlawfully denied coverage for gender-confirming care for two transgender residents.
Several Hundred 'Pittsburgh Action For Black Trans Lives' Protesters Moved Through DowntownA group of Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the streets of downtown Pittsburgh.
'Historic Decision': Supreme Court Ruling That Protects LGBTQ Workers From Job Discrimination Will Impact Many Employees And Employers In PennsylvaniaThe U.S. Supreme Court held that employers cannot discriminate against gay or transgender employees in the workplace.
Rosemary Ketchum Becomes First Openly Transgender Elected Official In West VirginiaRosemary Ketchum won a seat on a City Council in West Virginia, making her the first openly transgender elected official in the state.
Bill Would Ban Competition By Transgender Females In Ohio High School And College Girls SportsRepublican lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would ban transgender females from competing in Ohio high school and college girls and women's sports.
US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Transgender Pronoun Dispute At Ohio UniversityA judge dismissed a professor’s lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student’s preferred gender terms.
New Ohio Bill Would Punish Doctors Who Help Transgender Children TransitionA bill has been introduced in Ohio that would punish doctors who help transgender youth transition.
Bill Would Require Student Athletes To Compete In Sports Based On Gender At BirthCritics of a bill that would require student athletes in Tennessee to play on the sports team of their gender birth say it is an attack on transgender students.
Supreme Court Rejects Pa. School Students' Appeal Over Transgender BathroomsThe Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity.
Report: West Mifflin Students Seek Protection For Transgender Students Under Nondiscrimination PolicyStudents at West Mifflin Area High School reportedly want the school board to change the school's nondiscrimination policy to include transgender students.
Assistant Principal Accused Of Harassing Transgender Student May Keep His JobThe board of education in Harrison County, West Virginia, has voted to allow the conditional return of an assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender high school student.
Transgender And LGBTQ Activists Protest Outside Allegheny County Jail, 11 Taken Into CustodyActivists with the transgender and LGBTQ community gathered outside the Allegheny County Jail for a protest Thursday evening.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Transgender Woman Kicked Out Of Restaurant After Refusing To Show ID To Use RestroomWhen a transgender woman got up to use the woman's bathroom at a restaurant, she said she was asked to show her ID. And when she refused, she said she got kicked out.
President Trump Issuing Order To Ban Most Transgender Troops From Serving In MilitaryPresident Donald Trump is issuing an order to ban transgender people from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls to ban transgender individuals from serving.