The New York State Education Dept. issued guidelines Monday.
The verbal attack came less than a week after a 36-year-old man was beaten in an anti-gay assault.
When Ella Grasch, 36, met Jay Kallio, 59, she resolved to help him with his living situation.
Police arrested Rolan Reid, 32, on Friday, the NYPD said.
The 125-year-old women's college will begin accepting transgender women in 2016, the school said.
The man charged in the beating death of transgender woman Islan Nettles insists he didn't kill her.
James Dixon, 24, was charged Tuesday with manslaughter and assault in Nettles' brutal beating death.
The new legislation will make it easier for transgender New Yorkers to access critical services.u
Transgender men and women said the requirement has caused havoc in their lives.
A nonprofit group raising money to cover the victim's expenses said she needs 24-hour supervision.
Four suspects argued with the victim and knocked her unconscious on Sunday, police and reports said.
A year after Islan Nettles' death, prosecutors still have not charged anyone, infuriating advocates.
Shay Neary said the wallet contained mementos from those who supported her during her gender transition.
This year's NYC Pride parade will be led by Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the NYPD say the investigation is ongoing.
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