Gender Identity

The artist and activist teamed up with Citi for its "True Name" initiative, allowing trans and gender-nonconforming people to reflect their true selves.
The update, intended for transgender and gender nonconforming residents, requires a computer system overhaul before it can be implemented.
As a new study shows that the number of Indian women publishing papers on Covid-19 is much lower than men, young Indian researchers say the gender gap is worsening.
FROM HUFFPOST INDIA
“The consequences are simple: I get the worst of both worlds -- misogyny and catcalling, as well as homophobia and transphobia."
People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender non-confirming are nearly four times as likely to be victims of violent crime than those outside such communities.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District student, who was on the boys’ swimming team, had previously been forced to use a segregated locker room.
Signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday, the law also requires officers to address trans inmates based on the pronouns of their choice.
The ruling is a victory for LGBTQ rights advocates and Gavin Grimm, who was forbidden from using facilities that aligned with his gender identity.
The co-heads of the festival said not separating the awards will "signal for a more gender-sensitive awareness in the film industry."
LGBTQ rights advocates called the ruling against the law "a welcome first step."