Gay-Friendly WeHo Begins to Embrace Transgender Causes – By Staff

West Hollywood is getting on the transgender bandwagon.

The city, long hailed for its support of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights, has devoted most of its energy (and significant financial resources) to supporting the gay male community, which studies have shown make up 40 percent of the city’s population of just over 34,000 people.

But the City Council tonight will consider several proposals aimed at supporting transgender people, whose percentage of the city’s population is unknown.