Call for Support for Transgender Veterans

Trans Veterans

Sussex Pride invites individuals and organizations to join us in signing on to this letter asking President Biden to remove the regulatory exclusion on gender affirming surgery from VA’s Health Benefits package. In the U.S. Armed Forces, transgender people serve at a disproportionate rate when compared to their cis-gender counterparts, making the Department of Veterans … Read more

Kathy Carpenter Donates Items to Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs Collection

Kathy Carpenter Brown

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has added new items to it’s permanent collection of approximately 104,000 objects. Kathy Carpenter, found of Transliance and Sussex Prided Board Member, has donated her dress, tiara and certificate from when she was crowned Miss Sussex County Amateur in 2000. Beginning in 1988, the Renegade Bar held … Read more

Medicare and Transgender Older Adults

Medicare and Transgender Older Adults: What Transgender People Need to Know

It has been almost ten years since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) changed longstanding policy and began coverage of medically necessary gender-affirming surgeries. In that time there has been significant clarification of Medicare policies for many services to transgender adults. The National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging and their colleagues have put … Read more

Volunteer: Trans Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Volunteers are needed to help plan the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence since … Read more

ChristianaCare Launches Gender Wellness Program

ChristianaCare Launches Gender Wellness Program for Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals

ChristianaCare has opened a Gender Wellness Program to provide psychotherapy and support services for individuals age 13 and older who are exploring their gender identity or experiencing gender dysphoria—a sense of incongruence and distress that a person may have because of a mismatch between their gender identity and their sex affirmed at birth. The program also provides … Read more

TransLiance Celebrates the Transgender Day of Visibility


From Transliance: Transgender Day of Visibility (TVoD) is an international event typically held on March 31st. It is dedicated to recognizing the resilience and accomplishments of the transgender community. . On this day, we celebrate the trans people amongst us, raise awareness about the struggles that they face, and advocate for more protected rights for them … Read more