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Female MMA Fighter Fallon Fox comes out as transgender ...

Fallon Fox

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox opens up about being transgender in a new interview with Outsports' Cyd Zeigler, but admits she has some long-standing reservations about coming forward. "For years I've known at some point it's very likely the shoe would drop," Fox is quoted in the interview as saying. "Maybe someone would guess that I'm trans. Maybe they would know me from my life before I transitioned. I've been waiting for that phone call to happen. And Saturday night, it happened."


School Accused of Discriminating Against Transgender 6-Year-Old

An elementary school in Colorado is the subject of a civil rights complaint filed this week on behalf of a trangender 6-year-old. According to the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, Eagleside Elementary School is violating the child's civil rights by not allowing her to use the girls' bathrooms. Here are the details.


Transgender kids get help navigating a difficult path

Amber is one of an increasing number who are getting specialized care. The 12-year-old takes puberty-blocking drugs and hopes to have gender reassignment surgery at 16. Amber, a soft-spoken, feminine 12-year-old who loves Hello Kitty and fashion design, lives with a secret. It is a secret most sixth-graders can't fathom, one she hides behind pink skirts and makeup.


Inmate loses bid for taxpayer-paid sex-change operation

Lyralisa Stevens, who was born male but lives as a female, had asked the state to pay for the removal of her male genitalia.A transgender California inmate has lost a legal bid for a sex-change operation at taxpayer expense.


'DWTS' producer: Give Chaz Bono a chance to dance

'DWTS' producer: Give Chaz Bono a chance to dance

"Dancing With the Stars" executive producer Conrad Green says despite controversy over the casting of its first transgender contestant, "Dancing" remains a family show and viewers should check out the new season before passing judgment....


DMV worker quits over 'hell letter'

A California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) employee who allegedly wrote a letter to a transgender woman and condemned her to hell has resigned, officials said Thursday.


Women's hoops team has transgender player

Women's hoops team has transgender player

A female-to-male transgender member of the George Washington women's basketball team wants to be identified as a man this season.


Mike Penner Dead: "LA Times" Sportswriter, AKA Christine Daniels, Committed Suicide At 52, Colleagues Say

Los Angeles Times sports writer Mike Penner, who announced two years ago he was a transsexual and was changing his name to Christine Daniels, has died at age 52, the newspaper reported Saturday.

Penner was pronounced dead Friday at a hospital, said Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Brian Elias.


Cher’s daughter undergoing sex reassignment

Cher’s daughter undergoing sex reassignment

Chastity Bono, the child of Cher and Sonny Bono, has started the process of becoming a transgender individual.


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