transgender

NYU Press

Imagine being a boy forced to attend school dressed in a girls’ uniform. Imagine being a girl banned from the girls’ bathroom and too afraid to “go” in a stall surrounded by boys. Imagine being asked, again and again, by other kids, “Are you a boy or a girl?” Imagine having your deepest sense of self refuted by adults in authority. Imagine the routine stress of being a transgender kid.

 

 

Our Crossing Borders series, crosses the Utah border into Idaho to tell you about the journey of a mother and her transgender son. Through a series of short vignettes, Page Geske and her son Andrew reflect on their relationship through the years as they share about the loss, healing, and freedom they found through their own border crossing—the transition process.

birthinjuryjustice.org

A transgender patient is suing a Utah doctor who they say removed both of their ovaries after the two had discussed only removing one.

Lesley Ann Shaw filed a lawsuit July 21 in the 3rd District Court against Dr. Rixt Luikenaar for malpractice. The 37-year-old, who does not identify as male or female, went to the doctor after experiencing menstruation problems and pain for several weeks.

 

Utah is one of 11 states that joined a lawsuit against the Obama Administration in response to a federal mandate that allows school kids to enter the bathroom they associate with based on their gender identity.

Living A Transgender Life

May 12, 2016
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During this segment of the Kitchen Sisters Project, "Living a Transgender Life," you will hear from Utah resident Dominique Storni, as well as Jessica Lynn of California who was asked to share her story with audiences at the USU campus by the Center for Women and Gender's director, Dr. Ann Austin.