Often the State and its authorities either due to ignorance or otherwise fail to digest the innate character and identity of such persons. We, therefore, hold that the values of privacy, self-identity, autonomy and personal integrity are fundamental rights guaranteed to members of the transgender community under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India and the State is bound to protect and recognize those rights.” … [Read more...] about Breaking: Kerala HC Upholds The Right Of An Individual To Live As A Transgender, Dismisses Mother’s Habeas Plea [Read Judgment]
Transgender kills parents
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The elite academies that educate officers for the nation's armed forces have begun to implement the Trump administration's ban on transgender service members. The U.S. Naval Academy will ban people who are transgender from attending the school, beginning with the 2020 school year. The Defense Department confirmed that change to the Capital Gazette newspaper on Monday. The school in Annapolis, Maryland, currently accepts transgender students and retains midshipmen who transition to another gender. The administration's new policy took effect last week, stripping transgender troops of rights to serve openly and denying servicemen and women medical care if they choose to transition to another gender. The Obama administration had lifted restrictions on transgender service members in 2016, allowing them to serve openly, and covered gender affirmation surgery. A current Naval Academy student, Midshipman Regan Kibby, is one of six service members suing the Trump … [Read more...] about Military academies begin to follow military transgender ban in 2020
In truly abusive situations, she added, the Department of Children and Families should get involved. But a child’s general fear about coming out, she said, “could be based on many things and not necessarily the actual reality of how a parent will respond to that.” … [Read more...] about Should parents be told when their kids seek mental health counseling?
A lawyer representing the parents, Karen Brinkman, argued that the teen is not equipped to make the treatment decision. She asserted that the parents’ words had been “taken out of context, twisted, exaggerated, blown out of proportion and then improperly used against them.” … [Read more...] about Custody case will determine whether transgender teen can get hormone therapy
David said he fled Guatemala with his partner after people in his hometown posted on Facebook that the two were gay. Following the post, David said he and his partner were beaten, including by David's parents, and had their lives threatened. The two joined up with the caravan on the Guatemalan border with Mexico and stayed together until they were separated at the U.S. border. David’s partner is currently being detained in Chicago. … [Read more...] about Transgender migrant from Honduras dies in U.S. custody