Gender issues

July 06, 2017 - 2:41 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A transgender woman and her female accomplice are admitting to crimes after the stabbing death of a North Carolina man they solicited for sex but who refused to pay. The Winston-Salem Journal reports 20-year-old Fred Harris Thompson and 34-year-old Katisha Ann Smith were...
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July 04, 2017 - 4:42 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to allow residents who don't identify as male or female to mark their gender as "not specified" when they apply for a driver's license, learner's permit or identity card. The rule went into effect Monday. It comes after the mayor of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2016, file photo, Caster Semenya, of South Africa, wins the women's 400m at the Diamond League Memorial Van Damme athletics event in Brussels. A scientific paper published Monday, July 3, 2017, found that women who produce higher-than-normal amounts of testosterone have up to a 4.5 percent advantage over their competition on the track, evidence the sport's governing body will use to potentially sideline Olympic gold medalist Semenya and others with so-called intersex conditions. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
July 03, 2017 - 5:21 pm
A scientific paper published Monday found that women who produce higher-than-normal amounts of testosterone have up to a 4.5 percent advantage over their competition on the track, evidence the sport's governing body will use to potentially sideline Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya and others...
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July 03, 2017 - 4:44 pm
A new scientific paper finds that women who produce higher-than-normal amounts of testosterone have up to a 4.5 percent advantage over their competition on the track. World track officials plan to use this evidence to potentially sideline Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya and others with so-...
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LGBTI activists disperse to avoid detention by Turkish police officers in Istanbul, Sunday, July 2, 2017. A small group of transgender rights activists has attempted to march to Istanbul's main square, carrying rainbow flags, despite the governor's ban and security precautions by police. The Istanbul governor's office banned the march late Saturday for the second year in a row, 'to preserve public order and to keep participants and tourists safe', it said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 02, 2017 - 11:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police chased away a small group of transgender rights activists who attempted to march to Istanbul's main square Sunday while carrying rainbow flags despite an official ban on the event. Seven people were detained. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans...
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July 02, 2017 - 10:57 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A small group of transgender rights activists attempted to march to Istanbul's main square Sunday, carrying rainbow flags, despite the governor's ban and security precautions by police. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans Pride March, said on social media it won't...
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July 02, 2017 - 7:43 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Transgender rights activists say they will go on with a march Sunday in Istanbul despite the governor's ban against it and police security precautions that could eventually be used against protesters. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans Pride March, said on social...
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July 02, 2017 - 4:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Transgender rights activists say they will go on with a planned march in Istanbul despite the governor's ban. The rights group Istanbul LGBTI, host of the 8th Trans Pride March, said on social media it won't recognize the ban. The march is to begin at 5 p.m. (1400 GMT) Sunday in...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017, photo, Ivanka Trump applauds during the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report release at the State Department in Washington. Ivanka Trump has been vocal in using her White House role to advocate for women. But when President Donald Trump lobbed a demeaning attack on a female news anchor on Twitter this week, his daughter and senior adviser kept quiet. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 01, 2017 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has been vocal in using her White House role to advocate for women. But when President Donald Trump lobbed a demeaning attack on a female TV host on Twitter this week, his daughter and senior adviser kept quiet. It was a moment of silence that spoke to the challenges...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017, photo, Ivanka Trump applauds during the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report release at the State Department in Washington. Ivanka Trump has been vocal in using her White House role to advocate for women. But when President Donald Trump lobbed a demeaning attack on a female news anchor on Twitter this week, his daughter and senior adviser kept quiet. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 01, 2017 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has been vocal in using her White House role to advocate for women. But when President Donald Trump lobbed a demeaning attack on a female TV host on Twitter this week, his daughter and senior adviser kept quiet. It was a moment of silence that spoke to the challenges...
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