Apr 18, 2014 — Abhina Aher is a member of the country's storied, yet marginalized, transgender community. Last week, the India's highest court legally recognized the group as a new gender — neither male nor female.
Apr 15, 2014 — The country's Supreme Court handed down a decision that acknowledges for the first time India's large population of eunuchs and transvestites.
Jan 30, 2014 — Nicole Maines, who is biologically male but identifies as female, had sued after officials at her school barred her from using the girls' restroom.
Aug 22, 2013 — Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was sentenced to 35 years, has announced that "I am a female." He is expected to serve his time at Ft. Leavenworth in Kansas — a military prison with just 515 beds and not a single female prisoner.
Mar 14, 2013 — In Virginia last month, a transgendered person was made to leave a sex-segregated public bath because of customer complaints. Commentator Barbara J. King sees this discriminatory act as another example of the "born male-born female" dichotomy ingrained in our culture.
May 24, 2012 — When a very young child, born as a girl, insists she is a boy, what should a family do? Can the biology of developmental dynamics help us think through this conundrum? Commentator Barbara J. King discusses these issues with a noted gender-studies expert.
Jun 3, 2011 — Janet Mock, an editor at People.com, has gone public about her change. She wants young people who feel like she did to know that "it gets better."