Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty
September 16 2014 2:07 PM ET

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Mitch Kellaway

This week, Scarlett Lenh of Colorado and Mel Gonzalez of Texas were overjoyed to learn that their classmates had voted them, respectively, homecoming queen and king.

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air
September 14 2014 6:20 PM ET

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Mitch Kellaway

Months after referring to trans people as 'nut jobs' on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth
September 14 2014 12:51 PM ET

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Mitch Kellaway

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls
September 13 2014 3:00 PM ET

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Mitch Kellaway

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain
September 13 2014 12:00 PM ET

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain

Mitch Kellaway

This week, the aboriginal music world is celebrating ICEIS Rain: a female singer who is also businessman Massey Whiteknife, a two-spirit gay man.

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'
September 11 2014 12:31 PM ET

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'

Rebecca Juro

The conservative talker defends the South Carolina DMV's demand that a boy remove makeup before having his driver's license picture taken.

Amazon's 'Transparent' is Great Television in Transition
September 11 2014 11:00 AM ET

Amazon's Transparent Is Great Television in Transition

Diane Anderson-Minshall

It’s wonderful to watch Jeffrey Tambor explore his female side and creator Jill Soloway plot television revolution, but for many viewers, Transparent will just be a damn good, dark family comedy

WATCH: TransTech Offers Employment Solutions for Aspiring Transgender Coders
September 11 2014 6:07 AM ET

WATCH: TransTech Offers Solutions for Aspiring Trans Coders

Mitch Kellaway

'It is my mission to make TransTech the Apple of the nonprofit industry,' says Angelica Ross, transgender entrepreneur and founder of the new job-training nonprofit.

Op-ed: Some Advice for Chad Griffin
September 11 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Some Advice for Chad Griffin

Donna Rose

In 2007 Donna Rose left HRC due to its its support of a noninclusive ENDA. Today, she sees Chad Griffin's recent speech as step in the right direction toward trans equality.

STUDY: Voter ID Laws in 10 States May Disenfranchise Transgender Citizens
September 10 2014 2:32 PM ET

STUDY: Voter ID Laws May Disenfranchise Trans Citizens This November

Mitch Kellaway

This November, thousands of trans people in ten Southern and Midwestern U.S. states will face strict photo ID laws that may bar them from voting.

WATCH: Toronto School Board Member Tongue-Tied Over Transphobic Tweets
September 10 2014 2:14 PM ET

School Board Member Tongue-Tied Over Transphobic Tweets

Mitch Kellaway

A Toronto School Board member was struck dumb when a local reporter asked him about his tweets claiming he 'reserved the right' to believe that trans people don't exist and may or may not be mentally ill.

Op-ed: Turning the Page for Trans Rights at HRC
September 10 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Is HRC Turning the Page for Trans Rights?

Rebecca Juro

Can trans people trust HRC now? Maybe, if the organization can prove worthy of it.

PHOTOS: Chris Rijksen Explores Gender as a Performance
September 09 2014 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Exploring Gender as Performance

Mitch Kellaway

Dutch transmasculine photographer Chris Rijksen uses his body and clothing to explore the 'multitudes' of gender identity.

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