The lack of pain diagnoses attached to opioid prescriptions, the alarming new numbers on suicide attempts among trans youth, and other stories we're reading this week.
By Joshua Barajas, Harry Zahn, Erica R. Hendry
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor — but she says that's not the main reason she's running.
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press
Jackson Bird came out as a transgender man at 25. Growing up without any role models, he felt as if he were alone in the world. Now he makes YouTube videos and hosts the podcast "Transmission" to help everyone better…
Elias had a journey full of rejection, protest and finally limited acceptance in a country where homosexuality and dressing as the opposite gender are against the law.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Nearly a week after the Pentagon publicly posted its new recommended policy on transgender troops, the department's chief spokeswoman refused to clarify portions of the memo.
By PBS NewsHour
Four federal courts have temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s ban on trans people in the military, which he issued last summer. On Friday night, the White House released a new, similar policy to bar people with a history of gender…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military.
The first group of openly trans recruits in U.S. military history are moving forward without the support of their commander-in-chief.
By Associated Press
The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start Monday.
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