MSNBC’s Newest Online Host, Janet Mock, Says 'Yes'
December 22 2014 3:38 PM ET

Janet Mock Gets Engaged

Dawn Ennis

The author and trans activist got engaged just hours after hosting the premiere of her online show.

After 25 Years, DNA Leads to Arrest in Trans Woman's Murder
December 22 2014 2:06 PM ET

After 25 Years, DNA Leads to Arrest in Trans Woman's Murder

Mitch Kellaway

Carla Salazar's murder was a mystery for 25 years, until advances in forensics finally led police to a suspect — the first arrest by a new task force focusing on cold cases.

Op-ed: Trans Glamour Versus Trans Activism
December 22 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Glamour Versus Trans Activism

Elle Boatman

A positive step in transgender visibility doesn't necessarily mean it's a step for transgender activism.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Support Their Kid Wearing Suits
December 20 2014 2:53 PM ET

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Support Their Kid Wearing Suits

Sunnivie Brydum

Brangelina's oldest biological child prefers suits to dresses, and wants to be called John. And the famous couple is totally cool with it.

Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students
December 19 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

A. William Walker

A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?

Holder Announces Equal Justice for Transgender Workers
December 18 2014 5:40 PM ET

Holder Announces Equal Justice for Transgender Workers

Dawn Ennis

The attorney general says the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers discrimination based on gender identity.

Laverne Cox Joins Leading Trans Women Activists on Fashion Magazine Cover
December 18 2014 1:40 PM ET

Laverne Cox Joins Leading Trans Women Activists on Fashion Magazine Cover

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

The "world's first transversal magazine" broke ground by featuring 14 leading trans activists on the cover to commemorate the publication's fifth anniversary.

New York Drops Medicaid's Ban on Trans Health Care
December 18 2014 1:00 PM ET

New York Drops Medicaid's Ban on Trans Health Care

Mitch Kellaway

The good news keeps coming for New York's trans citizens seeking healthcare related to gender transition, even as advocates say some work still needs to be done.

December 18 2014 5:12 AM ET

The Trans Gaze Explored in New Issue of Original Plumbing

Issue #15 of the quarterly focused on trans men features a self-portrait by Toronto artist Wynne Neilly

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Athletics Policy
December 17 2014 2:46 PM ET

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Policy

Mitch Kellaway

A Wisconsin school district has adopted a trans-inclusive athletics policy this week — before any trans students came forward to request the change.

Federal Court Rules Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Trans Prisoners
December 16 2014 5:58 PM ET

Fed. Court Rules Dept. of Corrections Can Deny Care to Trans Prisoners

Mitch Kellaway

In overturning a decision that medically necessary gender-confirmation surgery should be provided to a transgender inmate, advocates worry the court has created a harmful precedent.

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Ga. Trans Woman, But Media and Police Still Get It Wrong
December 16 2014 3:52 PM ET

Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Georgia Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Keymori Shatoya Johnson was shot to death two weeks ago, but local police and media have been reluctant to publicly identify her as a trans woman and possibly consider her murder a hate crime.

Will Chuck Hagel Open Door for Trans Troops on His Way Out?
December 16 2014 5:00 AM ET

Will Hagel Open Door for Trans Troops on His Way Out?

Sunnivie Brydum

There's still time for President Obama to shake the hand of the first openly transgender U.S. service member. Here's how the outgoing Secretary of Defense can make that a reality.

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