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Connecticut Transgender Conference: Health, Law and the Transgender Community

Connecticut Transgender Conference: Health, Law and the Transgender Community

By: Ashley Mark/TRT Reporter– FARMINGTON, Conn. –Transgender individuals face complex challenges within the health care and legal systems, but a leading conference in Connecticut is held to specifically address these issues and facilitate movement through these realms. The Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition is hosting its seventh annual Transgender Lives Conference on April 27 at the University […]

LifeSkills Empowers Transgender Women, Galvanizes LGBTQ Community

LifeSkills Empowers Transgender Women, Galvanizes LGBTQ Community

By: Brook Rosini/Special to The Rainbow Times– The LifeSkills Project, a program for and by transgender women at the Fenway Institute, is making the news and recruiting new participants too. The Rainbow Times, TRT, interviewed its Senior Research Associate, Emilia Dunham. Dunham, who besides being a crucial member of LifeSkills, is also active in other […]

Reactions to the MA House & Senate's Passage of the Transgender Equal Rights Bill: Community Leaders Speak Out

Reactions to the MA House & Senate’s Passage of the Transgender Equal Rights Bill: Community Leaders Speak Out

By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter– “With the passage of this bill, the transgender people of our state will have significantly greater legal protections, and that is what we rightly celebrate.  We all know the bill is not perfect, because it omits the critical protections in public accommodations that the transgender community needs and deserves. Legislation involves […]