On Tuesday, President-elect Joe Biden on nominated Rachel Levine for assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services. If confirmed, Levine will eye the first openly transgender individual confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
Three doctors argued in a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine that birth certificates should no longer include a baby's biological sex in order to reduce the “harmful effects” on transgender and intersex individuals.
According to a new study published by the British Journal of Sports Medicine, transgender male to female athletes continue to maintain an advantage over biological females in sports, even after taking feminizing hormones for one year.
A transgender activist recently argued that if transgender kids are not old enough to decide their gender identity then neither are cisgender kids and therefore, all kids should take puberty blockers until they are old enough to choose their gender identity.
The U.S. Supreme Court, on Monday, rejected an appeal challenging an Oregon public school district’s policy that allows transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms in accordance with their gender identity.