State of the Union: These 3 Words Were Used For First Time Ever

State of the Union: These 3 Words Were Used For First Time

Three groups of people had never before been mentioned explicitly in a State of the Union address.

Kentucky Lawmaker: Fine Schools $2,500 Every Time a Trans Student Uses 'Wrong' Bathroom

Lawmaker Wants to Punish Schools That Support Trans Students

Last week Senator C.B. Embry, Jr. introduced an antitrans bill to Senate, declaring that removing trans students from same-sex facilities is an "emergency."

Tyler Clementi's Mom Responds to Leelah Alcorn's Death

Tyler Clementi's Mom Reacts to Leelah Alcorn's Death

The mother of a bullied gay youth who committed suicide in 2010 calls on society to 'celebrate and accept every life'

Thailand Touts Accepting Society in Establishing "Third Gender" in Constitution

Thailand's New Constitution to Recognize "Third Gender"

Thailand, known worldwide for its vibrant trans culture, has still struggled to legally protect its trans citizens -- but a new constitution may be the first step towards change.

NY Attorney General Investigating Saks for Treatment of Trans Employee

Saks Hit with Investigation After Fighting Trans Discriminaton Lawsuit

A controversial motion to dismiss the case backfires big for the high-end retailer.

WATCH: Glee's Coach Beiste Comes Out as a Trans Man

WATCH: Glee's Coach Beiste Comes Out as a Trans Man

The tough-but-tender football coach is finally ready to be honest with the crew at McKinley High.

WATCH: Janet Mock Sounds Off on InTouch's Bruce Jenner Cover

WATCH: Janet Mock Sounds Off on InTouch Cover

The author, commentator, and trans advocate calls the tabloid's Photoshopped cover of Bruce Jenner 'shockingly insensitive, sensational, and inaccurate.'

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

After pleading guilty to stabbing a trans teen aboard a train, hate crime enhancements have now extended the maximum time Reginald Anthony Klaiber may serve in prison.

Trans People to InTouch Weekly: Bruce Jenner Cover Is 'Sad'
January 15 2015 2:04 PM ET

Trans People to InTouch: Faked Bruce Jenner Cover Is 'Sad'

The supermarket tabloid's latest cover crosses a line, say several trans advocates.

Immigration Advocates Demand Release of Abused Trans Asylum Seeker

Immigration Advocates Demand Release of Abused Trans Asylum Seeker

Nicoll Hernández-Polanco says she's faced transphobia and verbal, physical, and sexual abuse from immigration staff and other detainees in her all-male facility, despite posing no 'security threat.'

Fired Trans Police Officer Sues Her Conn. Town Over Alleged Discrimination

Fired Trans Cop Sues Her Town Over Alleged Discrimination

Francesca Quaranta's lawsuit describes being verbally harassed, excessively scrutinized by superiors, and ultimately pushed out of her long-term job.

WATCH: Janet Mock, a Journalist First and Foremost

WATCH: Janet Mock, a Journalist First and Foremost

In serving on an MSNBC panel on the Golden Globes, Janet Mock was recognized as a pop-culture maven who, oh, just happens to be trans.

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