Transgender inmates in Ontario will now be dealt with based on their own gender identity, not their physical sexual traits, a policy Ontario's corrections minister is calling the most progressive of its kind in North America.
In this conservative Muslim country where homosexuality is illegal and punishable by up to three years in jail, a transgender woman like Noor Talbi, Morocco's most famous belly dancer, is not only accepted but is a celebrity.
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.
Recent killings have cast fresh light on efforts to ease tension between police and the LGBT population in Baltimore, and on the disproportionate share of violence perpetrated against a group all too accustomed to it.
A transgender woman from England has filed two human rights complaints in Canada after customs officials put her in a men’s detention facility when they stopped her at a Toronto airport earlier this year.