December 18 2014 11:12 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.

Philippine Government Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman
December 15 2014 3:09 PM ET

Philippine Gov't Charges U.S. Marine With Murder of Trans Woman

Mitch Kellaway

After being turned over to Filipino authorities in October, U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton now officially faces murder charges for the brutal strangulation of Filipina national Jennifer Laude.

WATCH: 'Honor' to Be on 'Transparent,' Jeffrey Tambor Tells Janet Mock
December 15 2014 2:52 PM ET

WATCH: Jeffrey Tambor Tells Janet Mock of Show's 'Transformative Honor'

Dawn Ennis

In her first appearance as an Entertainment Tonight special correspondent, Mock interviews the Transparent star about the issue of cisgender (nontrans) actors playing trans roles.

Indian Government May Offer Welfare Benefits Specific to Trans Citizens
December 15 2014 2:41 PM ET

Indian Gov't May Offer Welfare Benfits to Trans Citizens

Mitch Kellaway

India's government is considering how to aid its disenfranchised trans citizens with educational incentives and pensions in a new welfare proposal draft.

40 People Who Show 2014 Was a Year for Breaking Gender Rules
December 15 2014 6:00 AM ET

40 People Who Destroyed Gender Rules in 2014

Mitch Kellaway

Keeping ourselves to listing only 40 phenomenal trans, gender-fluid, and nonbinary people who broke barriers in 2014 was the hardest part — which is pretty cool in itself.

ABC Family Orders Trans Reality Series 'My Transparent Life'
December 14 2014 5:48 PM ET

ABC Family to Air Trans-Parent Reality Series

Dawn Ennis

Move over, Maura. Make room for Ben and his transgender parent, Carly.

Google+ Now Lets You Define Your Gender
December 14 2014 7:00 AM ET

Google+ Now Lets You Define Your Gender

Sunnivie Brydum

The social networking outlet of the tech giant is the latest to let users define their gender identity however feels right to them.

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Season Finale of Trans Web Series 'Brothers'
December 12 2014 8:01 AM ET

EXCLUSIVE: Season Finale of Trans Web Series Brothers

Mitch Kellaway

Desire! Betrayal! Top surgery fundraisers! Grab your popcorn and catch the season finale of this trailblazing Web series about the lives of four trans male friends.

Right-Wingers Want Constitutional Amendment Banning Trans People
December 11 2014 6:28 PM ET

Right-Wingers Want Constitution to Ban Trans People

Sunnivie Brydum

They also admit they are in a 'war … with the LGBT community.'

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