Trans Women Share Wisdom 'By Us, For Us'
July 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

Trans Women Share Wisdom 'By Us, For Us'

Mitch Kellaway

Trans women reverse the trend of seeing "others define and describe us" by sharing their own truths and advice in Letters for My Sisters, available now from Transgress Press.

Will the Catholic Church Accept its First Openly Transgender Nun?
July 15 2014 6:12 PM ET

Will the Catholic Church Accept its First Openly Transgender Nun?

Mitch Kellaway

Londoner Tia Michelle Pesando is ready to open doors for trans people in one of the church's most gender-regulated spaces.

The Peculiarity of Black Trans Male Privilege
July 15 2014 4:00 AM ET

The Peculiarity of Black Trans Male Privilege

Kortney Ziegler

Men of all genders benefit from the complicit oppression of black women.

Conn. Trans Girl, 16, Placed in School for Delinquent Boys
July 14 2014 1:20 PM ET

Trans Teen Girl Placed in Boys' Reform School

Parker Marie Molloy

Now out of a women's adult correctional facility, Conn. teen Jane Doe finds herself placed in a school for delinquent boys following accusations of another assault.

WATCH: Meet the Trans Woman Taking the BMX World By Storm
July 14 2014 12:05 PM ET

WATCH: Meet the Trans Woman Taking the BMX World By Storm

Mitch Kellaway

Chelsea Fietsgodin wowed the BMX scene when she first released footage of herself riding, and in a recent interview she has messages for her detractors and for other women in sports.

Thanksgiving With a Transgender Child
July 14 2014 8:16 AM ET

Thanksgiving With a Transgender Child

Frank Lowe

Read about when our parenting writer, Frank Lowe, attended a special Thanksgiving that turned into an eye-opening and educational experience.

WATCH: Mara Keisling on MSNBC: Trans People Need Proper ID to 'Participate Fully in Society'
July 11 2014 4:52 PM ET

WATCH: Mara Keisling on MSNBC: Trans People Need Proper ID to 'Participate Fully in Society'

Rebecca Juro

Activist Mara Keisling talks transgender ID issues with MSNBC's T.J Holmes.

Department of Education Offers Antitrans University a 'Religious Exemption'
July 11 2014 3:18 PM ET

DOE Offers Antitrans University "Religious Exemption"

Parker Marie Molloy

An Oregon Christian university has been granted a 'religious exemption' from certain aspects of Title IX, allowing it to discriminate against a trans student.

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA
July 11 2014 5:00 AM ET

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Michelle Garcia

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

Chicago Radio Station Slurs Laverne Cox As She's Featured in John Legend Video
July 10 2014 7:56 PM ET July 11 2014 6:05 PM ET

Chicago DJ Responds to Critics of Transphobic Slur

Parker Marie Molloy

After repeatedly using a transphobic slur to refer to Laverne Cox's appearance in a new John Legend music video on Twitter, a Chicago DJ has apologized — after claiming that he was being 'bullied' by those who found the word offensive.

Orange is the New Black Earns 12 Emmy Nominations, Laverne Cox Makes History
July 10 2014 11:09 AM ET

Laverne Cox Makes History With Emmy Nominations

Parker Marie Molloy

The Netflix hit grabbed nominations across the comedy categories on Thursday morning.

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon
July 10 2014 4:00 AM ET

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon

Matthew Breen

For years she struggled to find her place. Now she has a voice, a cause, and an audience. And she’s running with it.

July 09 2014 12:33 PM ET

Laverne Cox to Guest Star on Bravo Series

She’ll play an award-winning journalist and LGBT activist on new scripted series

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