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October 2014

StarProcess to be eased for transgender people in R.I. to revise gender designation on birth certificates News item summary US (RI) 25 OCT

StarCONGRATULATIONS Scotland: Gay couples set to marry from New Year’s Eve News item summary UK (SC) 13 OCT

StarTransgender Activist Wins Battle to Change Name From Andrew to Audrey on School Certificates News item summary KE 07 OCT

November 2014

StarMexico City Lawmakers Approve Transgender Rights Bill News item summary MX (DIF) 14 NOV

StarRussia: Same-sex couple allowed to marry in St Petersburg News item summary RU (SPE) 09 NOV

StarMalaysia court scraps cross-dressing ban News item summary MY 07 NOV
• Judgment: Muhamad Juzailu Bin Mohd Khamis, et al. v. State Government of Negeri Sembilan, et al. No. 37359/09 PDF 402.08kb, 16 JUL 14

December 2014

StarStudent, 17, gets sex-change go-ahead despite parents’ objections News item summary AU (VIC) 29 DEC
• Judgment: Re Isaac [2014] FamCA 1134 PDF 69.81kb, 17 DEC 14

StarTaiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition News item summary TW 27 DEC

StarIndiana Court Of Appeals Grants Transgender Man Amended Birth Certificate News item summary US (IN) 18 DEC
• Opinion: In Re Petition for Change of Birth Certificate No. 79A03-1403-MI-91PDF 197.33kb, 04 DEC 14

StarUS Announces Protections for Transgender Workers News item summary US (DC) 18 DEC
• Memorandum: Treatment of Transgender Employment Discrimination Claims Unter Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 PDF 1.29MB, 15 DEC 14
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StarGovernor Cuomo Announces Proposed Regulations to Provide Medicaid Coverage for Transgender Care and Services News item summary US (NY) 17 DEC

StarAppeals Court Overturns Sex-Change for Inmate News item summary US (MA) 16 DEC
• Opinion En Banc: Michelle Kosilek v. Luis S Spencer No. 12-2194 PDF 194.08kb, 16 DEC 14

StarAustin to Offer Trans -Inclusive Health Benefits for City Employees News item summary US (TX) 12 DEC

StarNew York City ends surgery requirement to change birth certificate News item summary US (NY) 09 DEC

StarMiami-Dade Passes Transgender Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance News item summary US (FL) 03 DEC

StarFederal Court: Title VII Does Not Protect the Transgendered News item summary US (TX) 02 DEC
• Order: Loretta Eure v. The Sage Corporation No. 5:12-CV-1119-DAE PDF 202.51kb, 19 NOV 14

July 2014

Star'Give separate jail facilities to transgenders' News item summary IN 28 JUL

StarTranssexual can be kept segregated, says judge News item summary NZ 28 JUL

StarMaryland to Provide Transition Care to Trans State Employees News item summary US (MD) 22 JUL

StarTranssexuals can get married from today News item summary HK 17 JUL

StarEuropean court strikes down transgender marriage case News item summary EU, FI 16 JUL
• Judgment: Case of Hämäläinen v. Finland No. 37359/09 PDF 402.08kb, 16 JUL 14

StarNew law allows New York City transgender citizens access to gender-affirming ID News item summary US (NY) 10 JUL

StarGender pioneers wage war with law and officialdom News item summary AU (VIC) 04 JUL

StarTransgenders get more passport freedoms News item summary NL 01 JUL

August 2014

StarCalifornia governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates News item summary US (CA) 28 AUG

StarHigh Court directs change of name in certificates of transgender News item summary IN 20 AUG

StarIllegal to discriminate against trans-people at work News item summary MT 18 AUG

StarOrlando Unanimously Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Protections News item summary US (FL) 14 AUG

StarAppeals court rules transgender man can continue pursuing divorce News item summary US (AZ) 13 AUG
• Opinion: Thomas T Beatie v. Nancy J Beatie No. 1CA-CV 13-0209 PDF 527.28kb, 13 AUG 14

September 2014

StarCalifornia governor signs bill allowing transgender status on death certificates News item summary US (CA) 26 SEP

April 2014

StarDepartment of Education: Title IX prohibits discrimination against transgender students News item summary US (DC) 29 APR
• Guidelines: Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence PDF 867.31kb, 29 APR 14

StarUS Navy transgender sailor discharged for transitioning at work News item summary US 28 APR

StarQuebec quits publishing addresses of transgender people seeking name changes News item summary CA (PQ) 25 APR

StarTransgender ID change won't require surgery News item summary CA (MB) 25 APR

StarTransgender issues: Alberta judge rules law violates rights News item summary CA (AB) 23 APR
• Judgment: C.F. v. Alberta (Vital Statistics) 2014 ABQB 237 PDF 254.35kb, 22 APR 14

StarIndian paramilitary force accepts first transgender cadets News item summary IN 21 APR

StarAlberta to recognize validity of same-sex marriages News item summary CA (AB) 17 APR

StarSupreme Court recognizes transgenders as 'third gender' News item summary IN 15 APR
• Judgment: National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India and others No. 400 of 2012 PDF 356.45kb, 15 APR 14

StarCity must pay for foster kid’s sex change: judge News item summary US (NY) 03 APR
• Opinion: In the Matter of the Application of D.F. v. Gladys Carrion 400037/14, 2014 NY Slip Op 24078 21 MAR 14

StarJudge OKs Transgender Inmate's Hormone Treatments News item summary US (OH) 02 APR
• Order: Antione S Lee v. Brad Eller Civil Action No. 2:13-CV-0087 PDF 41.47kb, 02 APR 14

StarCourt OKs adoption by transsexual News item summary JP 02 APR

StarNorrie wins High Court appeal News item summary AU (NSW) 02 APR
• Order: NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages v. Norrie [2012] HCA 11, RTF 104.00kb, 02 APR 14

StarNova Scotia now funds sex reassignment surgery News item summary CA (NS) 01 APR
• News Release: Publicly Funded Sex Reassignment Surgery Available April 1 PDF01 APR 14

May 2014

StarJudge OKs transgender Lynchburg woman's name change News item summary US (VA) 21 MAY

StarIsrael to lower minimum age requirement for gender reassignment surgery News item summary IL 15 MAY

StarPeru rejects change of gender for transgender individuals on national identity document News item summary PE 07 MAY

StarTransgender Woman Secures Name Change After Judge Initially Denies Filing Fee Waiver Request News item summary US (NY) 05 MAY
• Consent Order: In the Matter of the Application of Michael David Puglisi No. 151766 PDF 52.82Kkb, 20 MAR 14

StarJudge orders Ohio to resume hormone treatment for transgender inmate News item summary US (OH) 02 MAY

StarTransgender surgery procedure set forth News item summary SA 02 MAY

June 2014

StarRussian Court Orders Local Authorities to Recognize Transsexual’s New Gender News item summary RU (CHE) 26 JUN

StarNew York Senate blocks 'gay cure' therapy ban, trans anti-discrimination bill News item summary US (NY) 21 JUN

StarMassachusetts to boost transgender health care coverage News item summary US (MA) 20 JUN

StarMiami Beach Will Offer Transgender Benefits This Fall News item summary US (FL) 16 JUN

StarTransgender Alberta boy gets new birth certificate News item summary CA (AB) 15 JUN

StarMarriage still valid after sex change: Italian court News item summary IT 12 JUN
• Judgment: 170/2014 (in Italian) PDF 115.59kb, 11 JUN 14

StarDenmark scraps forced sterilisation for trans people News item summary DK 11 JUN

StarBoston City Council Votes Unanimously in Support of Gender Therapy Access Ordinance for Transgender Municipal Workers News item summary US (MA) 11 JUN

StarChanging birth certificates eased for transgender people News item summary US (NY) 05 JUN

January 2014

StarMassachusetts Prison Officials Appeal Sex-Change Ruling News item summary US (MA) 31 JAN

StarCourt: Transgender Student's Rights Were Violated News item summary US (ME) 30 JAN
• Opinion: John Doe et al v Regional School Unit 26 2014 ME 11, 30 JAN 14

StarHow a Transgender Person Helped Bring Down Pennsylvania’s Discriminatory Voter ID Law News item summary US (PA) 17 JAN
• Memorandum Opinion: Viviette Applewhite & Ors v. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania & Others 330 M.D. 2012 PDF 8.32MB, 17 JAN 14

StarScottish parliament removes transgender spousal veto from marriage equality bill News item summary UK 17 JAN

StarAppeals Court Upholds Sex Change for Massachusetts Inmate News item summary US (MA) 17 JAN
• Opinion: Michelle Kosilek v. Luis S Spencer No. 12-2194 PDF 192.79kb, 17 JAN 14

StarTrans Rights Bill Introduced in Maryland News item summary US (MD) 14 JAN
• SB0212: Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014 PDF 192.05kb, 16 JAN 14

StarChristie vetoes bill allowing new birth certificates for transgender people without surgery News item summary US (NJ) 13 JAN

StarShanxi Permits Transgender Persons to Change Gender Information News item summary CN 09 JAN

StarBahrain court gives initial approval to gender reassignment for two trans men News item summary BH 02 JAN

February 2014

StarMayor Gray Announces Steps to Protect GLBT Community from Discrimination in Health Care News item summary US (DC) 27 FEB
• Bulletin: Prohibition of Discriminaton in Health Insurance Based on Gender Identity or Expression 12-IB-01-30/13 PDF 2.49MB, 27 FEB 14

StarTLDEF Name Change Victories in North Carolina News item summary US (NC) 21 FEB
• Order: In the Matter of the Name Change of Michael Damian Kelleher 12-SP-4876 PDF 1.45MB, 14 NOV 12
• Order: In Re: Change of Name from David Garvi'el Chayim to Hadassah Gavriella Chayim 13-SP-1523 PDF 1.45MB, 10 FEB 14

StarCourt orders Texas to recognise marriages of trans people News item summary US (TX) 13 FEB
• Opinion: In the Estate of Thomas Trevino Araguz III, Deceased No. 13-11-00490-CV PDF 412.49kb, 13 FEB 14

March 2014

StarMaryland House OKs transgender rights bill, governor says he will sign into law News item summary US (MD) 27 MAR

StarIndia's transgender community gets official recognition in country's electoral roll News item summary IN 26 MAR

StarGender identity no longer a mental illness in Victoria News item summary AU (VIC) 25 MAR

StarState court allows transgender Oklahoman to change name News item summary US (OK) 21 MAR
• Opinion: In the Matter of the Application of James Dean Ingram to Change His/Her Name Case No. 111,101 PDF 115.09kb, 21 MAR 14

StarAct Legislative Council (sic) amends Births, Deaths and Marriage Act for greater recognition of trans and intersex people News item summary AU (ACT) 20 MAR

StarBritish Columbia legislation would allow more transgender people to change sex on birth certificate News item summary CA (BC) 10 MAR
• Bill 17: Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2014

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