New York becomes the 9th jurisdiction to ban health insurers from denying transgender patients coverage for medically necessary healthcare.
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.
Kimy Hartman has an uphill climb ahead after suffering brain damage from a transphobic beating last month, and friends have set up a fundraiser to defray ongoing medical costs.
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.
Found guilty of a hate crime in the first-degree manslaughter of Lateisha Green, Dwight DeLee was set free on a technicality. But advocates hope to see the decision overturned.
A Bushwick trans woman clings to life after a brutal beating, following several other Brooklyn-based attacks in which perpetrators were yelling anti-LGBT slurs.