Transgender

Michelle Kosilek (WBZ-TV file image)

Inmate Asks High Court To Hear Sex-Change Case

A federal judge ordered the Massachusetts Department of Correction to grant the surgery to Michelle Kosilek in 2012.

03/16/2015

Wellesley College (Photo credit Wellesley College Facebook)

Wellesley College To Admit Transgender Students

Wellesley College is joining a growing list of women’s colleges that accept transgender students.

03/05/2015

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Mt. Holyoke Cancels ‘Vagina Monologues’ Because It Leaves Out One Relevant Voice

A legendary play has closed shop at Mount Holyoke College.

01/16/2015

Cody Tubman (CBS)

Transgender Teen Voted Prom Queen At Middleboro High

Cody Tubman had a dream prom night, the perfect dress and then the crown to go with it.

05/31/2013

New Transgender Student Guidelines Raise Questions At Mass. Schools

Schools across Massachusetts are facing new guidelines regarding students and gender identity.

03/05/2013

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Report: Transgender 3rd Grader Will Be Allowed To Use Girl’s Bathroom

A transgendered third grader in Nashua, New Hampshire reportedly will be allowed to dress like a girl, be addressed as a girl, and use the female restroom under an agreement between the school and the child’s parents.

09/25/2012

Michelle Kosilek (file image)

State Leaders Want Inmate Sex Change Ruling Appealed

A group of 50 Massachusetts legislators has asked the state Department of Correction to appeal a ruling from a federal court judge who ordered prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate.

09/06/2012

Kris Mineau and Ashley Amber Bottoms at the WBZ Studios

Keller @ Large: Bathroom Bill Battle

The battle over the “Bathroom Bill” took center stage in the WBZ studios.

07/19/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Beacon Hill Considers Bill To Protect Transgender People From Discrimination

The Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing Wednesday at the Statehouse to hear testimony on a bill that would add the words “gender identity or expression” to the state’s existing nondiscrimination laws.

06/08/2011

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Are You Ready For Unisex Public Restrooms?

 Does The Notion Of Unisex Restrooms Start To Make Sense When The Line To The Ladies Room Is Long And There Is No Line For The Men’s Room?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/23/2011