Tag: transgender

Youth Outlook screening ‘Trans the Movie’ this weekend

BUFFALO GROVE — Youth Outlook is hosting a screening of “Trans the Move” this weekend. And there’s still time to register. Click here for more information and to register – https://goo.gl/forms/I7QhnUiOICims6L12.   Stay after the movie for a fantastic Q&A Panel.  Special thanks to Youth Outlook, Buffalo Grove Pride and The Pinta Pride Project for organizing. 1:30…

Transgender man wins Iowa discrimination lawsuit

DES MOINES — A transgender man working as a prison nurse has won his discrimination lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections this week. Jesse Vroegh had sued after being barred from using the men’s restroom and being denied transition healthcare. From the Des Moines Register: The jury awarded Jesse Vroegh $120,000 in damages. Jurors found that the…

America in Transition screenings in Peoria on March 31

PEORIA — Peoria Proud is hosting screenings of “American in Transition” for Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31. Both screenings will be at the Big Screen Theater At Peoria Riverfront Museum in East Peoria. From the Facebook event: America in Transition is an award-winning, Sundance-backed documentary series exploring relationships, family, and social issues with trans people…

Howard Brown Health to help launch national research advisory network for transgender and gender nonconforming health

CHICAGO – This week, Howard Brown Health announced its participation in an innovative community-led research advisory network that will support the development of patient-centered research projects focused on addressing the health needs of transgender and gender nonconforming people (TGNC). Entitled “Four Corners: TGNC Health Research Advisory Network,” (Four Corners) includes Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, D.C.;…

Trans the Movie Documentary Planned for Sunday, February 24 in Buffalo Grove

This amazing and lovingly crafted documentary looks at the broad range of issues regarding being transgender, as well as the many variations of transgender people there are. There are interviews with people of various ages, male and female, gay and straight, transitioning, and not transitioning, as well as family and friends all bringing a variety of personal perspectives to light.