Op-ed: A Health Haven for Trans Women in Upstate New York
October 20 2014 7:30 AM ET

Op-ed: A Health Haven for Trans Women in Upstate New York

Maureen Kelly

One transgender health program in Ithaca, N.Y., ensures that rural New Yorkers don’t have to travel hundreds of miles for simple care.

Working With Laverne Cox, Standing in Solidarity with Trans Women of Color
October 19 2014 5:18 AM ET

Working With Laverne Cox, in Solidarity with Trans Women of Color

Mitch Kellaway

L'lerrét Jazelle Ailith wowed audiences with her powerful participation in Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word. We spoke with the trans youth advocate to learn more about her activism and getting to work with her hero.

NY Court May Reinstate Hate Crime Conviction for Trans Woman's Killer
October 18 2014 11:18 AM ET

N.Y. Court May Reinstate Hate Crime Conviction for Trans Woman's Killer

Mitch Kellaway

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.

EXCLUSIVE: Laverne Cox Sounds Off on 'The T Word'
October 17 2014 5:00 AM ET

EXCLUSIVE: Laverne Cox Sounds Off on The T Word

Mitch Kellaway

Ahead of her documentary's premiere tonight, Laverne Cox and trans youth advocates Kye Allums and L'lerrét Ailith offered exclusive insights into the making of The T Word.

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School District Agrees to Respect Trans Students
October 16 2014 5:00 AM ET

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School Agrees to Respect Trans Students

Mitch Kellaway

The Department of Education has intervened on behalf of a trans girl in Downey Unified School District after she allegedly suffered years of verbal harassment by peers and shaming by administrators.

U.S. Marine Charged with Murder of Trans Filipina Woman
October 15 2014 6:58 PM ET

U.S. Marine Charged with Murder of Trans Filipina Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Despite protests from Philippine LGBT rights groups, the American Marine suspected of killing Jennifer Laude Sueselbeck has remained in U.S. custody and now officially faces murder changes.

Trans Woman Severely Beaten Among Rash of Brooklyn, N.Y. Hate Crimes
October 15 2014 6:13 PM ET

Trans Woman Beaten Among Rash of Brooklyn Hate Crimes

Mitch Kellaway

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.

Op-ed: Hospitals Are Failing LGBTs
October 15 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Hospitals Are Failing Our Community

Jeff Krehely

Though there is improvement, too many LGBT patients are still suffering because of discrimination by hospitals, according to the Human Rights Campaign.

Op-ed: Remember the Troops Who Fought for Marriage Equality
October 15 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Remember the Troops Who Fought for Marriage Equality

Sue Fulton

LGBT service members were on the front lines of the battle for same-sex marriage. Let's not forget them in the fight going forward.

EXCLUSIVE: Laverne Cox Wants You to Go Purple for #SpiritDay
October 15 2014 6:00 AM ET

EXCLUSIVE: A #SpiritDay Message From Laverne Cox

Daniel Reynolds

The Orange Is the New Black star has released a video about bullying and LGBT youth.

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools
October 14 2014 5:18 PM ET

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools

Mitch Kellaway

Officials at Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska's capital are standing behind their recommended strategies for helping trans and gender-nonconforming students feel more comfortable, no matter the conservative outrage.

October 14 2014 3:58 PM ET

Laverne Cox Brings the Drama to Faking It

The actress trades in her orange jumpsuit for guest spot on the MTV series

LAPD Offers $50K Reward for Leads in L.A. Trans Woman's Murder
October 14 2014 1:41 PM ET

LAPD Offers $50K Reward for Leads in L.A. Trans Woman's Murder

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Authorities are offering $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of as many as three men suspected of killing Aniya Parker in an early morning robbery this month in East Hollywood.

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