Finland ends infertility requirement for transgender people

HELSINKI (AP) — Lawmakers in Finland approved amendments Wednesday that will make it substantially easier for people to change their legally recognized gender in the Nordic country. The amendments, which…

Gender-affirming care for transgender kids will backfire: experts

When her biological daughter Alex* came out as transgender at the age of 12, Anna* offered her support instantly — but she also had concerns. The New York City-based mom…

Many transgender parents hesitate to label their child’s gender identity, research finds

Many transgender parents with children between one-and-a-half and six years of age hesitate to label their child’s gender identity, according to new research from a team at Penn State and…

Calvin Klein’s IG post featuring pregnant transgender star stirs up online chatter

Calvin Klein has sparked online chatter among netizens over its Instagram post for Mother’s Day when it featured Brazilian female-to-male transgender reality TV star Roberto Bete and his partner Erika Fernandes.…

Transgender designer accused of ‘child abuse’ for selling pants that ‘flatten’ the genitals of boys

Transgender designer is accused of ‘child abuse’ for selling pants that seek to ‘flatten’ the genitals of boys as young as four – as doctors warn the underwear could cause…

Edna Mahan women’s prisoners pregnant after sex with transgender inmate

Two inmates serving time in New Jersey’s only state prison for women became pregnant after they had sex with a transgender inmate, according to a report Wednesday. The unidentified jailbirds…

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

For transgender people, starting gender-affirming hormone treatment in adolescence is linked to better mental health than waiting until adulthood, according to new research led by the Stanford University School of…

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

For transgender people, starting gender-affirming hormone treatment in adolescence is linked to better mental health than waiting until adulthood, according to new research led by the Stanford University School of…