Gender identity

This screen shot released by Facebook shows the new gender option screen. Facebook is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them. Facebook said the changes being rolled out Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, for the company’s 159 million monthly users in the U.S. are aimed at giving gender nonconforming people the opportunity to be transparent about who they really are, whether that’s androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual. (AP Photo/Facebook)

New gender options for Facebook users

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to […]

02/13/2014

Gov Jerry Brown

Brown signs transgender-student bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Monday became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker […]

08/12/2013

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Transgender case resolved with CA school district

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government has reached an agreement with a Southern California school district to resolve claims the district discriminated against a transgender student. The deal was announced Wednesday by the Department […]

07/24/2013

Gov Jerry Brown

Transgender rights bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require California’s public K-12 schools to let transgender students choose which restrooms they use and which school teams they join […]

07/04/2013

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