Gender issues

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton, a transgender Chicago woman serving a 10-year sentence for burglary. Hampton is seeking a transfer from a male to a female prison where she says she'll be less vulnerable to abuse. A federal judge will hear testimony Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, on Hampton's transfer request. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 11:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 26-year-old transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary is seeking a rarely granted transfer to a female prison where she says she'll be less vulnerable to the kinds of sexual assault, taunting and beatings she's been subjected to in male prisons. Deon "...
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions, participates in the executive panel during the FX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Landgraf says an investigation into sexual misconduct by Louis C.K. found nothing involving his work for the company over the past eight years. The investigation followed a published report of misbehavior, Landgraf told TV critics Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The network cut ties in November with C.K. after he admitted wrongdoing. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 05, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Producer Ryan Murphy says he's OK being schooled in transgender life during the making of his new FX series "Pose." The large number of transgender actors and others connected with...
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This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton, a transgender Chicago woman serving a 10-year sentence for burglary. Hampton is seeking a transfer from a male to a female prison where she says she'll be less vulnerable to abuse. A federal judge will hear testimony Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, on Hampton's transfer request. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 6:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 26-year-old transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary is seeking a rarely granted transfer to a female prison where she says she'll be less vulnerable to the kinds of sexual assault, taunting and beatings she's been subjected to in male prisons. Deon "...
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January 02, 2018 - 8:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago won't force a suburban school district to suspend a policy that enables transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice, concluding in a new ruling that decades-old anti-discrimination statutes extend to students whose gender identity...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, July 26, 2017 file photo, demonstrators gather in Times Square, in New York to protest after President Donald Trump declared a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military. The Justice Department has put its proposed ban on transgender military recruits on hold, meaning their enlistment can start Monday, Jan. 1, 2017. But the future for transgender people in the armed forces remains murky. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
December 30, 2017 - 11:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start Monday. But the future for transgender people in the armed forces remains murky. The Justice Department isn't dropping its court fight to...
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December 30, 2017 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is putting its attempt to ban transgender military recruits on hold. The decision means enlistment of transgender people can start Jan. 1. But their future in the armed forces remains murky. The Justice Department isn't dropping its court fight to uphold its...
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December 27, 2017 - 3:43 pm
A transgender woman said in a lawsuit Wednesday that she was called "it" and "thing" by co-workers and then wrongfully fired from a North Carolina Sam's Club store after repeatedly complaining about harassment. The federal lawsuit by Charlene Bost seeks unspecified monetary damages and asks the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, actress Kate Mara attends the 2017 Guggenheim International Gala, hosted by Dior, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The FX channel said it’s ordered a scripted dance musical series starring Evan Peters, Mara and James Van Der Beek. FX said Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, that the series, titled “Pose,” will include what it called an unprecedented number of LGBTQ and transgender actors in ongoing roles.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 27, 2017 - 3:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FX channel says it's ordered a scripted dance musical series starring Evan Peters, Kate Mara and James Van Der Beek. FX said Wednesday that the series, titled "Pose," will include what it called an unprecedented number of LGBTQ and transgender actors in ongoing roles. The...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:45 pm
A transgender woman said in a lawsuit Wednesday that she was called "it" and "thing" by co-workers and then wrongfully fired from a North Carolina Sam's Club store after repeatedly complaining about harassment. The federal lawsuit by Charlene Bost seeks unspecified monetary damages and asks the...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:34 pm
A transgender woman who worked at Sam's Club in North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the big box retailer alleging that former co-workers and managers harassed her over her gender identity. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks unspecified monetary damages and back pay as well as a court...
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