National Review Claims Laverne Cox Is 'Not a Woman,' Stirring Outrage
June 03 2014 2:34 PM ET June 03 2014 5:28 PM ET

Sun-Times Apologizes for Carrying Antitrans Op-ed

Rebecca Juro and Trudy Ring

The piece calls trans people delusional and refers to gender-confirmation surgery as 'mutilation'; the Chicago Sun-Times has apologized for republishing it.

Carmen Carrera Explains Past Use of T Word
June 03 2014 1:49 PM ET June 03 2014 4:34 PM ET

Carmen Carrera Explains Past Use of T Word

Daniel Reynolds

The transgender model has spoken out after a YouTube video of her saying the T word went viral.

WATCH: Suspect in Atlanta Beating Invokes 'Trans Panic' Defense
June 03 2014 11:12 AM ET

Suspect in Atlanta Beating Invokes 'Trans Panic' Defense

Parker Marie Molloy

In an interview with a local news outlet, one suspect in last month's beating of two transgender women claims he was provoked, using a "trans panic" or "gay panic" defense in his explanation of the night's events.

In Recent Election, India's Trans Population Counted for First Time
June 02 2014 7:41 PM ET

India's Trans Population Counted for First Time

Thom Senzee

Transgender Indians were recently recognized by a Supreme Court ruling, allowing them to vote and be fully counted for the first time in India's history.

Trans Man Files Discrimination Suit Against NYC Dept. of Parks and Rec
June 02 2014 4:36 PM ET

Trans Man Claims Discrimination by NYC Parks Dept.

Parker Marie Molloy

After being denied use of changing facilities at a Staten Island swimming pool, 24-year-old Bryan Ellicott is filing suit against the city's Dept. of Parks and Recreation, alleging discrimination.

Calif. Assembly Passes Bill to Respect Trans People’s Gender on Death Certificates
June 02 2014 3:01 PM ET

Trans Activist's Death Inspires Bill's Passage in Calif. Assembly

Mitch Kellaway

The bill, which would ensure that a transgender person's accurate gender is listed on their death certificate, now heads to the State Senate.

Second Man Arrested in Beating of Atlanta Trans Women
June 02 2014 9:33 AM ET

Second Man Arrested in Beating of Atlanta Trans Women

Parker Marie Molloy

After a video depicting two women being beaten onboard Atlanta's public transportation system went viral, two men are in custody facing misdemeanor charges.

Effort to Repeal Md. Trans Law Fails to Gather Sufficient Signatures, Dies
June 02 2014 9:07 AM ET

Md. Trans Law Repeal Effort Comes Up Short

Parker Marie Molloy

Maryland will become the 18th state with a transgender-inclusive antidiscrimination law on the books starting October 1, after efforts to repeal the bill through public referendum fell short.

WATCH: Web Series ‘Brothers’ Explores  Lives of Transgender Men
June 01 2014 11:31 AM ET July 14 2014 12:53 PM ET

WATCH: New Web Series Explores Lives of Transgender Men

Mitch Kellaway

A new web series offers an intimate look at the everyday lives of urban transgender men.

WATCH: Parents of Young Transgender Son Share Their Heartwarming Story
May 31 2014 4:17 PM ET June 02 2014 2:19 AM ET

WATCH: Parents of Trans Son Share Their Heartwarming Story

Mitch Kellaway

They listened to 5-year-old son and supported him in being himself.

WATCH: Fox Station Sends Transphobic Reporter to Slander Md. Trans Law
May 30 2014 4:27 PM ET

WATCH: Fox Sends Transphobic Reporter to Slander Md. Trans Law

Parker Marie Molloy

A former opinion editor at the right-wing Washington Times, Emily Miller, conducted an investigative report for a Fox affiliate where she spread unchallenged falsehoods about transgender people in a 'report' on Maryland's new nondiscrimination law.

HHS Lifts Medicare Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries
May 30 2014 1:13 PM ET

HHS Lifts Medicare Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries

Parker Marie Molloy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will begin offering transition-related healthcare coverage to transgender Medicare beneficiaries.

WATCH: Atlanta Trans Women Beaten on Train as Bystanders Film
May 30 2014 9:31 AM ET

WATCH: Atlanta Trans Women Beaten on Train

Parker Marie Molloy

Two transgender women were beaten aboard an Atlanta commuter train as fellow passengers shouted at the victims.

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