Good news! The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally stopped considering gender dysphoria, and thus being a transgender person, as a mental health disorder. WHO wants to fight stigma and discrimination of trans people around the world.
Brighton College is a private school in the UK in which each student must wear a uniform but for some time, the school decided to change its clothing policy to accommodate the best trans* and genderqueer students.
California became the first state to agree to support financially sexual reassignment surgeries of transgenders prison inmates.
El Paso, Texas has opened a gender identity clinic, the first in Texas.
Almost every day, I spend at least 30 minutes in research for these articles. Generally a bit more than that, looking through Google news, the trans* tag on tumblr, the Huffington Post. I find so many interesting articles, some great news, some not so great news. But I cannot write about it all, so here is an overview of recent news including a trans*man in New York who was never notified of his cancer diagnosis and then was denied care, UC Berkeley making its new residence hall trans* inclusive, the FAA stopping psychological testing to certify trans* pilots, and the APA issuing a statement in support of trans* rights.