Gender identity

May 16, 2017 - 8:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's largest sheriff's department has enacted a new policy for interacting with transgender and gender non-conforming people. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department policy, which went into effect earlier this month, requires deputies to address people by their...
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May 16, 2017 - 8:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's largest sheriff's department has enacted a new policy for interacting with transgender and gender non-conforming people. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department policy, which went into effect earlier this month, requires deputies to address people by their...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016 file photo, Joshua Vallum is photographed in the George County Regional Correctional Facility in Lucedale, Miss. A federal judge on Monday, May 15, 2017, sentenced Vallum to 49 years in prison for the first-ever conviction on federal hate crime charges arising from the killing of a transgender person. (Tim Isbell/The Sun Herald via AP, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:57 pm
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man received a 49-year prison sentence Monday for the first-ever conviction on federal hate crime charges arising from the killing of a transgender woman. In a case watched by the LGBT community nationwide, U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced Joshua...
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HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 9:15 AM EDT FRIDAY, MAY 12 Chart lists top baby names in 2016 and their ranks the previous year; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
May 12, 2017 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't call me Caitlyn. A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security's annual list of the most popular baby names. In fact, the four names that dropped the...
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Police Analia Pasantino poses for a picture during an interview in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Pasantino was recently welcomed back to the federal police years after she was discriminated and removed from the force for being transgender, she served as a man for 20 years before she assumed her sexuality with the support of her wife. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
May 12, 2017 - 12:09 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Analia Pasantino served in Argentina's federal police as a man for 20 years, then she came out as a transgender woman and was forced to resign. She is smiling these days, though, beaming with pride to be wearing a police badge again. And the sign on her office door...
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, left, and Wilson Ervin, Chair of the Credit Suisse Americas Foundation exchange, shake hands during a news conference at Credit Suisse in Morrisville, N.C., Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Credit Suisse plans to add up to 1,200 jobs at its North Carolina technology hub. The jobs projection comes five weeks after North Carolina partially repealed a state law limiting LGBT rights. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 10, 2017 - 6:17 am
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Credit Suisse has long planned to shift jobs to North Carolina as it downsizes, but the Swiss bank says it had to put those plans on hold until the legislature partially repealed the state's law limiting the rights of gay and transgender people. The bank announced a major...
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May 09, 2017 - 1:11 pm
MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Credit Suisse is adding 1,200 jobs at its technology hub in North Carolina, which approved more than $40 million in tax breaks on Tuesday to lure the jobs away from the New York City area. The Swiss bank is reorganizing operations and sharply reducing its workforce after...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2013 file photo, Richard Simmons arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Simmons sued the National Enquirer, its online outlet and its parent company for libel on Monday, May 8, 2017, over stories that claimed he is living as a transgender woman. Simmons' lawsuit states the Enquirer based its stories on a man who has tried to blackmail him for years. National Enquirer publisher, American Media, Inc., said Monday that it is standing by its reporting. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 7:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Simmons filed a libel and invasion of privacy lawsuit Monday against the National Enquirer and its parent company over stories that said he is now living as a transgender woman. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages as well as an apology and retraction for stories...
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Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, April 24, 2017, in New York to promote her memoir, "The Secrets of My Life." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2017 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, and, finally, freedom to be her true self. And,...
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Caitlyn Jenner poses for a portrait on Monday, April 24, 2017, in New York to promote her memoir, "The Secrets of My Life." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday about her frank new memoir detailing her now 2-year-old transition and the bumps along the way, including her three failed marriages, thoughts of suicide while she was relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, and, finally, freedom to be her true self. And,...
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