August 22 2014 11:42 AM ET

Laverne Cox Honored in V Mag's Rebels Issue

The actress was nominated by OITNB co-star Natasha Lyonne

Capitol Hill Staffers Blocked for Antitrans Wikipedia Edits
August 21 2014 4:26 PM ET

Capitol Hill Staffers Blocked for Antitrans Wikipedia Edits

Rebecca Juro

One user at a congressional IP address changed a description of Laverne Cox to say she is 'a real man pretending to be a woman.'

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award
August 21 2014 3:54 PM ET

Tyler Oakley, Hannah Hart to Present Google With GLAAD Award

Daniel Reynolds

The tech giant is being honored for its LGBT advocacy at the GLAAD Gala San Francisco.

40 Under 40: Kate Fagan Brings LGBT Athletes to Mainstream Audiences
August 21 2014 8:00 AM ET

Kate Fagan Brings LGBT Athletes to Mainstream Audiences

Michelle Garcia

The Messengers: ESPN writer Kate Fagan is using the power of words to elevate the names and stories of LGBT athletes in a way that makes them seem larger than life.

40 Under 40: With Kimberley McLeod, LGBT Women of Color Make Their Own Spotlight
August 21 2014 7:00 AM ET

Helping LGBT Women of Color Make Their Own Spotlight

Michelle Garcia

The Messengers: When Kimberley McLeod was younger, she thought she was alone. Until she realized she isn't.

40 Under 40: Music Reporter Gerrick Kennedy Finds The Music You're Going To Love
August 21 2014 6:00 AM ET

This Reporter Finds The Music You're Going To Love

Neal Broverman

The Messengers: The music that Los Angeles Times reporter Gerrick Kennedy writes about today will be the stuff you love tomorrow.

40 Under 40: B. Scott Cares About Making the Best Version of Yourself
August 21 2014 5:00 AM ET

B. Scott Cares About Making the Best Version of Yourself

Sunnivie Brydum

The Messengers: B. Scott has worked his way up the ladder to become a media maven, and he's helping others on the way.

40 Under 40: Zack Ford Gives Straight Progressives the Rundown on LGBT Rights
August 21 2014 4:00 AM ET

Zack Ford Gives Straight Progressives the Rundown on LGBT Rights

Trudy Ring

The Messengers: Think Progress writer Zack Ford got the activist bug in college and has been typing away fiercely ever since.

Don Lemon Speaks Out on Discriminatory Policing
August 19 2014 6:15 PM ET

Don Lemon Speaks Out on Discriminatory Policing

Rebecca Juro

The out CNN journalist sees racism and abuse of police power in Ferguson, Mo.

Gavin McInnes Pushed Out of Ad Agency While Defending Transphobic Views
August 18 2014 3:40 PM ET

Gavin McInnes Pushed Out of Job While Defending Transphobic Views

Sunnivie Brydum

Despite being dismissed from his position at the ad agency he cofounded after publishing a violently transphobic essay, Gavin McInnes is sticking by his views.

Just Released: Tyler Oakley on Our Special '40 Under 40' Cover
August 18 2014 1:30 PM ET

Just Released: Tyler Oakley on Our Special '40 Under 40' Cover

View at The Advocate

YouTuber Tyler Oakley got more votes than anyone else to become the person best representing our "Emerging Voices" theme for the annual "40 Under 40" list. Check it out.

WATCH: Trans Youth of Color Talk Homelessness, HIV 'In Their Own Words'
August 13 2014 7:05 AM ET

WATCH: Trans Youth of Color Talk Homelessness, HIV

Mitch Kellaway

With rates of LGBT youth homelessness and HIV on the upswing, and with trans youth of color particularly vulnerable, it's time to ignite a conversation.

Did 'Thought Catalog' Just Publish The Most Transphobic Article Ever?
August 12 2014 1:21 PM ET August 14 2014 7:56 PM ET

Did This Man Publish the Most Transphobic Article Ever?

Parker Marie Molloy

After publishing an absurdly transphobic missive, the question needs to be asked; at what point does an offensive opinion become hate speech?

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