Transgender

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Bye-Bye Bruce, Hello Caitlyn Jenner

Say bye-bye Bruce, hello Caitlyn Jenner.

06/01/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Transgender Bathroom Bill Moves Forward In House

A bill that would ban transgender Floridians from using single-sex bathrooms that don’t match the gender of their birth passed a second House committee Tuesday, following hours of debate.

03/17/2015

Water Faucet (Source: CBS)

Florida Public Bathroom Bill Upsets Transgender People

A newly passed bill may limit transgender men and women wanting to use a certain bathroom.

03/04/2015

Kristina Gomez  Reinwald, also known as performer and artist Kristina Grant Infiniti, was found dead in her home on February 15, 2015. (Source: Facebook)

Vigil Held Amid Homicide Investigation Of Transgender Woman

The death of a 46-year-old transgender woman at her home in Southwest Miami-Dade is being investigated as a homicide, according to Miami-Dade Police sources.

02/19/2015

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Facing South Florida: Transgender Issues

In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim’s sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.

CBS4–11/24/2014

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Ileana’s Son: From Amanda to Rodrigo

Rodrigo Lehtinen grew up in a household grounded in Republican politics.

11/17/2014

Gay rights supporter Vin Testa waves a rainbow flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

4 Florida Cities Get Perfect Scores From Group 

The LGBT community needs to look no further than Florida when it comes to the promotion of equality. A human rights campaign not only marked Florida above the national average, four cities got perfect scores.

11/13/2014

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Kristi House To Expand Services To Boys, Gay Youth

A Miami organization that helps victims of sex trafficking is one of four nationwide to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

10/04/2014

A teenager speaks with Irika Sargent about being transgender.  (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Teenager Tackles Difficult Issue Of Transgender

A new book that tackles the topic of transgender children is co-authored by a teenager from South Florida who has first-hand experience with the often misunderstood issue.

09/21/2014

(Photo Courtesy of Doug Hanks/Miami Herald)

Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection

A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.

09/16/2014

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