Trans New Yorkers Celebrate Birth Certificate News

Trans New Yorkers Celebrate Birth Certificate News

New York joins five other states and Washington, D.C., in allowing trans individuals to update birth certificates without having to undergo surgery.

Trans Man Files Discrimination Suit Against NYC Dept. of Parks and Rec

Trans Man Claims Discrimination by NYC Parks Dept.

After being denied use of changing facilities at a Staten Island swimming pool, 24-year-old Bryan Ellicott is filing suit against the city's Dept. of Parks and Recreation, alleging discrimination.

Stonewall Veteran, Drag King Icon Stormé DeLarverie Dies At 93

Stonewall Vet, Drag King Icon, Stormé DeLarverie Dies At 93

Longtime LGBT activist and drag king Stormé DeLarverie died at age 93 in New York.

N.Y. Lawmaker Looks to Simplify Name Change for Trans Residents

Bill Aims to Simplify Name Change for Trans New Yorkers

In most states, transgender individuals are required to publish a public notice in a local newspaper prior to legally changing their names. One legislator hopes to remove this burden for trans New Yorkers.

WATCH: Meet NYC's Queer Arab-American Family

WATCH: Meet NYC's Queer Arab-American Family

Frustrated with the lack of social opportunities for his fellow LGBT Arab-Americans, Bashar Makhay founded his own real-life social network to foster community.

Five Arrested in December Assault on Gay Brooklynite

Five Arrested in December Assault on Gay Brooklynite

Those accused of beating fashion student Taj Patterson reportedly used antigay slurs, but they were not charged with a hate crime.

WATCH: N.Y. Student Told Her Trans Boyfriend Not Allowed at Prom, Couple Plans Their Own

N.Y. Couple Plan Own Prom After Discrimination

An 18-year-old senior at a Christian high school in Queens, N.Y., was told she won't be allowed to bring her boyfriend — an alum of the school — to prom because he's transgender.

PHOTOS: Straight Dads Do Drag in Harvey Fierstein's 'Casa Valentina'

PHOTOS: Straight Dads Do Drag for Harvey Fierstein

Heterosexual men dress as women in new production photos from a Broadway play based on actual events in the 1960s.

WATCH: Alan Cumming Performs 'Willkommen' from 'Cabaret'

WATCH: Alan Cumming Performs 'Willkommen' from Cabaret

The sexy cast of Broadway's Cabaret bumped and grinded for Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

Village People's Randy Jones Is an Evil Overlord

Village People's Randy Jones Is an Evil Overlord

Everyone's favorite gay cowboy returns to the stage in a new sci-fi musical.

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