Madison County Employee Handbook Excludes Transgendered Employees

Attorney Tom Gibbons is fighting to have the wording changed to protect Madison County from litigation.


A transgender rights activist speaks at a function. (credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Children’s Hospital Starts Transgender Kids Club For Children

St. Louis Children’s Hospital will start a transgender kids club.


Bruce Jenner, Transgender,

Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.



Ex-Officer Pleads to Harassing Transgender Man

Jeffrey Michael Leveque will serve a year of probation as part of a six-month suspended sentence.


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Cicero Settles Lawsuit Over Transgender Harassment

A civil rights law firms says the Town of Cicero has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a transgender woman who claimed she was harassed by police officers.


Rep. Zachary Wyatt

Gay Missouri Lawmaker Denounces School Bill

“Being gay has never been a Democrat or Republican issue, and it should never be,” Missouri Republican legislator, Rep. Zachary Wyatt said.


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Illinois Tourism Courts Gay and Lesbian Community

A new portion of the state’s tourism website has collected information about gay-friendly lodging and attractions, as well as links to information about pride festivals.