The New York City Council approved legislation that removes an old requirement that transgender people undergo gender-confirming surgery before they can amend their birth certificates.
The New York City jail is opening a new housing unit for transgender women to offer protection against rape and other violent incidents.
New York's former City Council speaker Christine Quinn is using her experience as a lesbian and a woman in politics by leading a new party.
In a recent interview with MSNBC, the face of V.O.I.C.E.'s viral 'So Trans, So What?' campaign discusses trans people's external and internal barriers to getting jobs.
Brooke Guinan has been quietly raising the profile of LGBT folks and women in the FDNY for years. Now she's become a visible role model, taking part in V.O.I.C.E.'s new 'So Trans, So What?' campaign.
Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a hate crime in Brooklyn after a gay man was attacked with a hammer in his building.
New York City Council member Corey Johnson has introduced legislation that would allow transgender people to update the gender on their birth certificate with fewer restrictions.
On September 14, two men became the target of antigay slurs and physical violence while walking through Midtown Manhattan.
Activist Mara Keisling talks transgender ID issues with MSNBC's T.J Holmes.