REPORT: New Defense Dept. Policy Could Allow for Open Trans Service
November 28 2014 3:02 PM ET

Could a New Defense Dept. Policy Allow for Open Trans Service?

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

New policy changes to military regulations within the Department of Defense could allow transgender members to serve in the military, contends a new report from the Palm Center.

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed, Protestors Demand Justice
November 28 2014 1:31 PM ET

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed

Mitch Kellaway

The day after Bangalore's pride parade, 167 hijra were detained under an anti-begging law in a move advocates consider a targeted assault against the women's gender identities.

Trans Man's Speech Dedicated to Trans Women of Color
November 27 2014 5:00 AM ET

A Trans Activist Calls Out Own Male Privilege

Blue Montana

Trans women are being killed in the streets. What are we doing about it?

WATCH: Ariz. Activist Convicted of 'Walking While Trans' Will Appeal
November 26 2014 1:31 PM ET

WATCH: Ariz. Activist Convicted of 'Walking While Trans' Will Appeal

Mitch Kellaway

After being found guilty of 'manifesting prostitution,' advocate Monica Jones is pushing back against the law that she contends is unconstitutionally vague and targets trans women of color.

PHOTOS: Civil War LGBT — and Feminist — Heroes
November 26 2014 7:30 AM ET

PHOTOS: Civil War LGBT — and Feminist — Heroes

Trudy Ring

A photo exhibit celebrates those who crossed gender lines to serve in the Civil War.

Op-ed: Why I Started a Transgender Support Line
November 26 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I Started a Transgender Support Line

Greta Martela

A large proportion of transgender people have attempted suicide. Here's one attempt to stop it.

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's 'Stone Butch Blues'
November 26 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's Stone Butch Blues

Daisy Hernández

Memoirist Daisy Hernández, in tribute to the late author and activist Leslie Feinberg, recalls the words and places that Feinberg's classic novel evokes for her.

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee
November 25 2014 5:58 PM ET November 25 2014 6:21 PM ET

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee

Sunnivie Brydum

David Lopez, the current EEOC general counsel awaiting Senate confirmation for his second term, has built a career fighting for the rights of LGBT and disabled workers. Now the Family Research Council wants him to pay for it.

Houston Trans Woman Beaten, Officials Offer Lukewarm Response
November 25 2014 4:29 PM ET

Houston Trans Woman Beaten on TDOR

Mitch Kellaway

As Houston lawmakers continue to debate the HERO antidiscrimination ordinance, trans resident Thailand Warr says police didn't address her being viciously attacked by seven youths with the seriousness it merits.

New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls
November 25 2014 11:48 AM ET

New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls

Mitch Kellaway

San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline has collected an all-trans staff of volunteers who aim to make the crisis hotline experience more comfortable and accessible for trans callers.

PHOTOS: Explore 'Genderqueer' and Other Genders Beyond the Binary
November 25 2014 7:00 AM ET November 26 2014 1:15 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore Genderqueer, More Beyond the Binary

Mitch Kellaway

Dave Naz shows off the gender spectrum in his contemplative new photo book, Gendequeer: And Other Gender Identities.

WATCH: Trans Women Who Survived Hate Crimes in Ohio, New York Speak Out
November 24 2014 6:13 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Women Hate Crime Survivors Speak Out

Mitch Kellaway

Survivors Candice Milligan and Kimy Hartman got real with reporters following two separate, nearly fatal beatings.

Outrage After Idaho Trans Woman Buried 'As a Man'
November 24 2014 2:19 PM ET

Outrage After Idaho Trans Woman Buried 'As a Man'

Mitch Kellaway

Friends say Jennifer Gable, a young trans woman who recently died unexpectedly, would never have asked to be presented in male attire in an open casket.

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