Equality Michigan Petitions Michfest to End Exclusionary Policy
July 29 2014 11:35 AM ET

Michfest Petitioned By Statewide Group Over Exclusionary Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

A perennial source of controversy, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival's 'womyn born womyn' intention comes under fire from one of the state's largest LGBT advocacy organizations.

Report: Discrimination, Harassment Harms Transgender Health
July 28 2014 10:09 AM ET

Report: Discrimination, Harassment Harms Transgender Health

Parker Marie Molloy

According to a new report, discrimination and harassment could lead to physical and mental ailments like headaches, nausea, depression, and anxiety.

40 Under 40: Janet Mock Is Our Best Ambassador to the Media
July 28 2014 6:30 AM ET

Janet Mock Is Our Best Ambassador to the Media

Parker Marie Molloy

The Messengers: Janet Mock is one of mainstream media's smartest voices on how to cover trans people. If there's anyone journalists should listen to, it's Mock.

Op-ed: Social Justice Can Cure What Ails Us
July 28 2014 5:07 AM ET

Op-ed: Social Justice Can Cure What Ails Us

Sean Cahill and Sari Reisner

Being discriminated against is bad for your health, according to new findings.

Congresswoman Slams Science Magazine for Transphobic, Sexist Cover
July 27 2014 11:48 AM ET

Congresswoman Slams Magazine for Transphobic, Sexist Cover

Parker Marie Molloy

California Rep. Jackie Speier speaks out on the magazine's recent controversial cover image featuring transgender sex workers.

WATCH: Mormon Mom Help Transgender Son Accept Himself
July 26 2014 3:04 PM ET

WATCH: Mormon Mom Helps Transgender Son Accept Himself

Mitch Kellaway

One devout Mormon mother shows how embracing her son's gender transition is the epitome of practicing her faith.

WATCH: Model Andreja Pejic Comes Out as a Transgender Woman
July 25 2014 9:40 AM ET

WATCH: Model Comes Out as Transgender Woman

Parker Marie Molloy

The famously androgynous model announced on 'Entertainment Tonight' that she has struggled with her gender identity since she was 13 years old, but finally feels secure enough to be open about it.

Op-Ed: Lessons From Filming a Trans Web Series
July 25 2014 8:08 AM ET

Op-ed: Lessons From Filming a Trans Web Series

Emmett Lundberg

Brothers director Emmett Lundberg explains how creating a show about trans people brings unique pressures to the casting process.

Op-ed: Why Janet Mock's New Job Gives Me Hope
July 25 2014 7:06 AM ET

Op-ed: Why Janet Mock's New Job Gives Me Hope

Rebecca Juro

Janet Mock's appointment as a contributing editor at Marie Claire is a promising turning point for trans women controlling their own stories in media.

WATCH: Trans Girl's Discrimination Sparks Change in Catholic School Policy
July 24 2014 6:03 PM ET

WATCH: Victory for Trans Girl Discriminated Against by Catholic School

Mitch Kellaway

In response to 11-year-old Tracey Wilson's human rights complaint, Vancouver's schools have become more open to trans students — though some say support doesn't go far enough.

WATCH: Kicked Out for Being Trans, Teen Explains How He Survived
July 24 2014 1:16 PM ET

WATCH: Homeless Trans Teen Retraces Path to Survival

Mitch Kellaway

Viewers get a rare glimpse into the daily struggles and resilience of a youth turned out of his home at age 15 for being transgender.

Even Conn. Agency Concerned by DCF's Handling of Trans Teen Jane Doe
July 24 2014 1:06 PM ET

Even Conn. Agency Worried by DCF's Handling of Trans Teen

Parker Marie Molloy

Connecticut's Office of the Child Advocate took the Department of Children and Families to task after a months-long debacle involving a 16-year-old transgender girl.

Maryland to Provide Transition Care to Trans State Employees
July 22 2014 12:28 PM ET

Good News for Transgender State Employees in Md.

Parker Marie Molloy

Just months after the passage of sweeping, statewide nondiscrimination statute protecting transgender people, Maryland announces that trans state employees will no longer face discrimination in insurance.