Local TransFamilies Meetings for Parents and Caregivers June 2018:
TransFamilies of Santa Cruz, Sat., June 2, 3-5 pm, in Santa Cruz. Call 831-818-2253 for NEW LOCATION details.
TransFamilies of Monterey, Sat., June 16, CANCELLED.
If you have questions or concerns that need immediate attention before the next meeting,
call us at 831-818-2253 or email:


Links to local and national news that we find particularly interesting or informative.

Oct 25th, 2017 - California Becomes First State To Legally Recognize A Third Gender

Sept 27, 2017- Bill Introduced to Reinstate Trans in the Military

Sept 13, 2017- Endocrine Society Issues New Guidelines For Transgender Treatment

Aug 17, 2017- Big Corps Crush Anti Tans Bills in Texas

July 1, 2017- First Baby Born Who's Parents Put U as Gender Marker

June 13, 2017- Trans Candidate Danica Roem Wins Virgina State Primary 

May 30, 2017- Huge Court Win For Trans Rights

May 2, 2017- 200+ Members of Congress File Federal LGBTQ Rights Bill

May 1, 2017- SCOTUS Rejects Conversion Therapy

April 27, 2017- Bill in Congress to Outlaw Repairative Therapy

April 13, 2017- Virginia Court upholds LGBT Protections

April 7, 2017- Judges Hail Gavin Grimm as Human Rights Leader

April 6, 2017 - Gavin Grimm Testifies Before Congessional Panel

March 25, 2017 -Transgender High School Wrestler to Compete Against Boys

March 17, 2017 - First Openly Transgender Professional Team Athlete Retires

March 6, 2017- Breaking: Supreme Court Sends Grimm Case Back to Lower Court

Feb, 28, 2017- Jackie Evancho's trans sister wins injuction in bathroom lawsuit

Feb. 17. 2017- First Transgender Doll is Modeled on Jazz Jennings

Feb. 15, 2017- KQED Story: Boy? Girl? Both? A New Generation Overthrows Gender

Feb.15, 2017- Nearly 800 Parents of Trans Kids Sign HRC Letter Condemning Trump

Feb. 2, 2017- SF Creates Transgender District In Tenderloin

Feb. 11, 2017- South SC County Summit Empowers LGBTQ Youth

Jan. 31, 2017- Trump Keeps Federal LGBT Protections from Obama Admin. in Place!

Jan. 30, 2017- Boy Scouts To Allow Trans Boys

Jan. 1, 2017- National Geographic Transgender Revolution Issue

Nov. 15, 2016 The Link Between Autism and Trans Identity

Nov. 1, 2016- meet Oprah China Who Happens to be Transgender

Oct 16, 2016- Grown Up, the Obamacare Kid Transitions

Sept 29, 2016- Calif.Gov.Brown Signs Bill For All Single Stall Bathrooms Be Non Gendered

Sept 26, 2016- Santa Cruzan Makes Hirstory: Non-Binary Now a Legal Gender in CA

Sept 1, 2016- Trans and Adopted Exploring Teen Identity

Sept 1, 2016- Singer Jade Mya Hopes to Inspire Transgender Youth

Aug 26, 2016- New Poll Shows 3/4 of Americans Embrace Trans Rights

Aug 23, 2016- What its Like for Trans Men to Chestfeed Their Babies

Aug. 23, 2016- How the Mothers of Trans Kids are Changing the World

Aug 20, 2016- 1st published Jan 2016 The Transgender Brain - Scientific American Article

Aug 15, 2016- Puberty Blockers May Improve The Mental Health Of Transgender Adolescents

Aug 15, 2016- New Regulation Federal Buildings Must Allow Trans Bathroom Access

Aug 12, 2016-  Vodka Advertisement with Positive Trans Experience.1st released May 2016

Aug 10, 2016- Trans Model Wears Dress of Flags Where Being Gay is Illegal

Aug. 8, 2016- Nike Ad features Chris Mosier Trans Athlete

Aug 7, 2016- Higher Percentage Of Adopted Kids are Trans Than in General Population

Aug 6, 2016- Trans Super Model Lea T part of Rio Opening Ceremony

July 28, 2016- Trans Activist Sarah McBride Makes History Speaking At Democratic National Convention (4 minute video of speech and bio)

July 1, 2016-  Mississippi Judge Strikes Down Anti LGBT Law Minutes Before it Was to Take Effect (be sure to watch the video - it's great)

June 30, 2016- Pentagon on Trans Troops: "These Are the Kind of People We Want"

June 30, 2016- Estimate of U.S. Transgender Population Doubles to 1.4 Million Adults

June 29, 2016- 2 Transgender Women Make History With Congressional Primary Wins

May 12, 2016-  Obama Administration tells schools to let transgender students pick own bathrooms

July 15, 2015 - Caitlyn Jenner accepts Arthur Ashe Award at the ESPYS

June 30, 2015 - Girl Scouts Won't Exclude Any Girl

June 17, 2015 - Nation’s first LGBT homeless shelter opens in SF

February 20, 2015 - Rep. Mike Honda 'humbled' by support for his transgender granddaughter

May 11, 2012 - Queer youth leaders to be honored Saturday in Santa Cruz

May 8, 2012 - Leading the Way

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