Monday, August 10, 2015

Around the Web Today

Here are some trans articles I've read today:

Gov. Christie Issues 2nd Veto of Birth Certificate Modernization Bill

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have eased access to accurate birth certificates for transgender people. This is Governor Christie's second veto of this legislation despite overwhelming support in the New Jersey General Assembly.

Nepal introduces transgender passport

Authorities in Kathmandu have issued the country’s first passport to a person of a third gender. Despite progressive gender laws, transgendered individuals still face discrimination.

Transgender California inmate who won reassignment surgery to be paroled

A transgender California prison inmate will be paroled soon, rendering moot a controversial court order requiring the state to pay for gender reassignment surgery, state prison officials said late Friday.

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