Ore. Bar Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Trans Patrons Shuts Its Doors
April 21 2014 4:51 PM ET

Ore. Bar, Found Guilty of Antitrans Discrimination, Closes

Parker Marie Molloy

Citing the 2007 Oregon Equality Act, a group of trans women and cross-dressers filed a discrimination complaint against a local bar owner. After the owner failed to pay a $400,000 fine, the bar has closed.

U.S. Department of Justice Launches Trans Outreach Training Initiative
April 21 2014 9:30 AM ET

DOJ Launches Trans Outreach Program

Parker Marie Molloy

With nearly half of all transgender individuals unwilling to report crimes to police for fear of being further harassed and mistreated by officers, the U.S. Department of Justice is working to remedy this ongoing issue.

B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate
April 18 2014 2:53 PM ET

B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate

Sunnivie Brydum

A Los Angeles judge has dismissed transgender media maven B. Scott's lawsuit claiming that BET discriminated against him when the network yanked him off the red carpet before the 2013 BET Awards and demanded he put on more traditionally masculine attire.

WATCH: N.Y. Student Told Her Trans Boyfriend Not Allowed at Prom, Couple Plans Their Own
April 18 2014 9:07 AM ET

N.Y. Couple Plan Own Prom After Discrimination

Parker Marie Molloy

An 18-year-old senior at a Christian high school in Queens, N.Y., was told she won't be allowed to bring her boyfriend — an alum of the school — to prom because he's transgender.

Detained Trans Girl Speaks Out, Details Abusive Past
April 17 2014 9:26 AM ET

Detained Trans Girl Details Abusive Past, Incarceration

Parker Marie Molloy

After being accused of assaulting a facility staff member, a 16-year-old trans girl was sent to an adult jail, though no charges have been filed.

Is the T Word the New N Word?
April 17 2014 7:00 AM ET

Is the T Word the New N Word?

Parker Marie Molloy and Daniel Reynolds and Sunnivie Brydum

RuPaul's Drag Race alumnae and transgender women Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz argue that the t word is always a slur that should be stricken from the LGBT vocabulary. 

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record
April 16 2014 9:23 PM ET

New ABC Talker Laura Ingraham Has Antigay Record

Trudy Ring

Ingraham has often used inflammatory language in discussing LGBT rights, among many other issues.

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Medical Discrimination, Files Lawsuit
April 16 2014 6:51 PM ET

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Medical Discrimination, Files Lawsuit

Parker Marie Molloy

A transgender woman alleges that an Illinois doctor wouldn't treat her after learning about her desire to pursue hormone replacement therapy.

Op-ed: How Not to React When an LGBT Teacher Is Fired
April 16 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How Not to React When an LGBT Teacher Is Fired

Samantha Allen

Yet another transgender teacher was pushed out of employment due to her gender identity. The so-called solutions that came up are poor excuses for perpetuating homophobia and transphobia.

Indian Supreme Court Recognizes Third Gender
April 15 2014 5:01 PM ET

Indian Supreme Court Recognizes Third Gender

Sunnivie Brydum

In a landmark ruling, India's highest court has declared that transgender Indians are entitled to the same rights as all other citizens of the nation.

Arizona Activist Found Guilty of 'Walking While Trans'
April 15 2014 2:52 PM ET

Arizona Activist Found Guilty of 'Walking While Trans'

Sunnivie Brydum

Arizona transgender student and sex worker advocate Monica Jones was found guilty last week of 'manifesting prostitution,' a broadly defined offense that activists say profiles transgender and low-income people of color.

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