Transgender / Transsexual

13th Transgender Murder Victim of 2017: Josie Berrios

This year’s latest casualty in the ongoing war on transgender women is Josie Berrios, 28. She lived in Ithaca, New York, and was described by those who loved her as a proud transgender woman of color. Berrios had what police say was a “personal relationship” with a man named Michael Davis, 45. Police have charged(…)

Oregon Governor Signs Transgender Rights Bill into Law

  Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to shield any updates they make to their birth certificates, a process typically conducted through the court system without privacy from public view. The measure, which takes effect next year, makes Oregon the second state after California(…)

Gender Therapist Resource List – Sonoma County

Local Psychotherapists Who Work with Transgender People/Issues A gender therapist resource list for those in Sonoma County. All vetted and approved by The Queer Life radio show. 1. Frances Fuchs, PhD Address: Santa Rosa, Downtown Phone: 707-544-7959 Website: http://www.francesfuchsphd.com Gender issues, grief/loss, recovery, relationships, anxiety, life transitions, Client-centered therapy, Expressive arts therapy, clinical hypnosis, individuals and couples.(…)

Report: Hate Crime Laws Have Resulted in Few Convictions for Anti-trans Violence

A 2009 hate crimes law meant to make federal prosecutions easier has resulted in relatively few convictions nationwide. An Associated Press analysis using data gathered by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University show that 47 people nationwide have been prosecuted using the law, with 37 convictions. Another 300 people were referred for prosecution,(…)