Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Trans Inmate
August 26 2014 7:09 PM ET

Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Inmate

Parker Marie Molloy

After releasing a video in which she read an inmate's letter from prison, Laverne Cox has distanced herself from the project after learning of the gruesome details of the prisoner's past.

WATCH: Obamacare Opens Doors for Trans People, But Hurdles Still Exist
August 26 2014 5:00 AM ET

WATCH: What Obamacare Can Do For Trans People

Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, transgender people like Devin Payne are able to obtain the health coverage they need. But obstacles to treatment endure.

Laverne Cox and Twin to Headline NYC's GenderFluid Fest
August 25 2014 12:12 AM ET

Laverne Cox and Twin to Headline NYC's GenderFluid Fest

Brandon Voss

The transgender arts festival will also include appearances by Kate Bornstein, Ian Harvie, Bianca Leigh, and Holly Woodlawn.

PHOTOS: U.K.'s 'Brighton Trans-formed' Celebrates Trans Lives
August 23 2014 8:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore Britain's 'Brighton Trans*Formed'

Mitch Kellaway

A new oral history project highlights the vibrant members of Brighton, U.K.'s transgender community.

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Treatment, Despite Gov't 'Lip Service'
August 23 2014 1:33 AM ET

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Transition Treatment

Sunnivie Brydum

Manning's doctors have deemed her transition-related care medically necessary, but a new statement from the Wikileaks source says Defense Department promises are just lip service.

BBC Commissions Transgender Sitcom
August 22 2014 5:06 PM ET

BBC Commissions Transgender Sitcom

Rebecca Juro

Boy Meets Girl will revolve around a trans woman's romance with a younger man.

WATCH: Ariel Schrag's 'Adam' Reverses the Trans Coming-Out Narrative
August 22 2014 2:19 PM ET

WATCH: Adam Reverses the Trans Coming-Out Narrative

Mitch Kellaway

Adam isn't a transgender man — but when he's thrust into the LGBT subculture of 2000's New York and falls in love, pretending he's trans starts to make a wacky kind of sense.

Controversial Catch Phrase Revived on 'Project Runway'
August 22 2014 1:55 PM ET

Controversial Catch Phrase Revived on Project Runway

Parker Marie Molloy

In 2007, Project Runway star Christian Siriano popularized and then denounced the catch phrase, "hot tranny mess." Seven years later, another contestant brought it back.

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

Op-ed: What's Missing From Recent Trans Marriage Victory Celebrations?
August 22 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What's Missing From Recent Trans Marriage Victories?

Ezra Young

Trans lawyer Ezra Young explains how despite recent wins for trans men Thomas Beatie and Buck Angel, long-term change will require a deeper look at underlying legal biases.

Philly-Area Trans Teen Commits Suicide on Train Tracks
August 21 2014 6:54 PM ET

Philly-Area Trans Teen Commits Suicide on Train Tracks

Mitch Kellaway

Riley Moscatel's highly public suicide is indicative of a troubling trend: Trans people have an exponentially higher rate of suicide attempts than nontrans folks.

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.

Top Filipino Singer-Actor Comes Out as a Transgender Man
August 20 2014 4:10 PM ET

Top Filipino Singer-Actor Comes Out as a Transgender Man

Mitch Kellaway

Aiza Seguerra recently became the most prominent out trans man in the Philippines.

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