Marty Walsh Responds To 'Free Speech Bus' By Raising Transgender Flag At City HallBoston Mayor Marty Walsh raised a flag supporting the transgender community after a bus with anti-transgender messages parked outside the State House.
Massachusetts Leaders Decry Trump Rollback Of Protections For Transgender StudentsRepublican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill into law last year guaranteeing transgender people can use restrooms that correspond with their gender identities in Massachusetts.
Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children Into ProgramsThe Boy Scouts of America says it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programs.
Churches Sue Over Massachusetts Transgender LawA new Massachusetts law that prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public restrooms is "punishing" the protected religious speech of churches and pastors, a conservative Christian organization claims in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Massachusetts Transgender Law Goes Into EffectAdvocates for transgender people in Massachusetts say they can no longer be legally discriminated against in public places.
Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender Rules For School BathroomsIt applies to schools nationwide, as many districts reopen this week after the summer vacation.
Boston Medical Center Is First In Mass. To Offer Sex Reassignment SurgeryThe hospital announced the launch of its new Center For Transgender Medicine and Surgery on Wednesday.
From Locker Rooms To Sex Ed, Schools Already Balancing Transgender IssuesThe Obama administration recently declared that transitioning children be treated consistent with their gender identity.
Obama Administration Tells Public Schools To Allow Transgender Bathroom AccessPublic schools must now permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
Mass. Senate Passes Transgender Rights BillThe Massachusetts Senate is debating a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations.
Massachusetts Senate To Debate Transgender Rights BillThe Massachusetts Senate is planning to discuss a bill aimed at strengthening legal protections for transgender individuals.
Longtime WBZ Traffic Reporter Scott Eck Announces Gender Change“It was when I was about 5 years old that something clicked in my head and I realized that I was different from most of the other kids around me."