Judge orders California to pay for inmate`s sex-change operation

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered California to pay for a sex-change operation for a biologically male prisoner that could cost as much as $100,000.

Pope opens doors to transsexual dubbed `devil`s daughter`: Report

Pope Francis has met a Spanish transsexual and his fiancée at the Vatican, opening his doors to a man dubbed "the devil`s daughter" by a local priest, media reports said on Tuesday.

Thailand to recognise 'third gender' in new Constitution: Panel

Thailand`s Constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said on Thursday, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities and ensure them fairer legal treatment.

Bisexual teens at greater suicide risk

Past studies have reported that gay and lesbian teens have more symptoms of depression than heterosexual teens.

Indian-origin transsexual avoids caning, gets 14-month jail in Singapore

A Singaporean of Indian-origin, who underwent a sex change operation, was spared the cane but sentenced to 14 months jail.

Teenaged transsexual enters Miss England pageant

An 18-year-old transsexual has become the first sex-swap person in Britain to enter the Miss England beauty pageant.

Malaysian court rejects transsexual`s name change

Ashraf Hafiz Abdul Aziz underwent a full sex-change operation in neighbouring Thailand in 2008.

Hong Kong transsexual launches court bid to marry boyfriend

A Hong Kong transsexual has
launched a landmark court challenge to win the right to marry
her boyfriend after city officials blocked the move, a report
said Sunday.

Hong Kong transsexual battles for right to marry

A Hong Kong transsexual was preparing Wednesday for a High Court battle for the right to marry a man after having a sex change operation to become a woman.