Op-ed: Turning the Page for Trans Rights at HRC
September 10 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Is HRC Turning the Page for Trans Rights?

Rebecca Juro

Can trans people trust HRC now? Maybe, if the organization can prove worthy of it.

PHOTOS: Chris Rijksen Explores Gender as a Performance
September 09 2014 5:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Exploring Gender as Performance

Mitch Kellaway

Dutch transmasculine photographer Chris Rijksen uses his body and clothing to explore the 'multitudes' of gender identity.

HRC's Chad Griffin on Trans Inclusion, ENDA, and Michael Sam
September 08 2014 4:57 PM ET

Chad Griffin on Trans Inclusion, ENDA, and Michael Sam

Rebecca Juro

Interviewed just hours after his historic apology to trans people at the Southern Comfort conference, Griffin talks to Advocate contributor Rebecca Juro about HRC's plans and priorities.

Trans Woman Murdered Outside Her Memphis Home
September 08 2014 1:18 PM ET

Trans Woman Murdered Outside Her Memphis Home

Mitch Kellaway

Last week, Alejandra Leos was found fatally shot several feet from her front door. On Sunday, police arrested Marshall Pegues and charged him with murder.

PHOTOS: The Fresh Faces of 'Fabulous Alberta'
September 07 2014 6:04 AM ET

PHOTOS: Canada's Fresh, Beautiful 'FabAb'

Mitch Kellaway

Simple, bare portraits bring you face-to-face with these absolutely fabulous LGBT Canadians.

WATCH: Pa. Trans Woman Sues Former Employer
September 06 2014 1:25 PM ET

WATCH: Pa. Trans Woman Sues Former Employer

Sunnivie Brydum

More than seven years after Katie Lynn Blatt says she was fired from her job at sporting goods store Cabela's, she's filing a federal lawsuit alleging antitrans discrimination.

Transcript: HRC President Chad Griffin Apologizes to Trans People in Speech at Southern Comfort
September 05 2014 12:26 PM ET

HRC President Chad Griffin Apologizes to Trans People

Rebecca Juro

HRC president Chad Griffin gave the keynote speech at the Southern Comfort Conference focusing on transgender people and their lives.

Trans Woman Convicted of Murder For Silicone Injections
September 04 2014 5:43 PM ET

Trans Woman Convicted of Murder For Silicone Injections

Mitch Kellaway

Tracey Lynn Garner was sentenced to life in prison after fatally injecting illicit silicone into another woman, illuminating a troubling trend.

PHOTOS: Mt. Holyoke Students Come Out for Trans-Inclusion
September 04 2014 10:56 AM ET

PHOTOS: Yes, 'Trans Women Belong at Mt. Holyoke!'

Mitch Kellaway

These Mt. Holyoke students demanded that their college support all women.

WATCH: Trans Refugee Finally Finds Safety in New Zealand
September 03 2014 2:06 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Refugee Finally Finds Safety in New Zealand

Mitch Kellaway

After months of being rejected for asylum because she had not undergone any gender-confirming surgeries, trans refugee Eliana Rubashkyn says she can finally live as herself in New Zealand.

Denmark Passes Groundbreaking Gender 'Self-Determination' Law
September 03 2014 12:56 PM ET

Denmark Passes Groundbreaking Gender 'Self-Determination' Law

Mitch Kellaway

This week, Denmark became the first country to allow a legal gender change without a medical statement — but advocates say the law isn't perfect.

WATCH: First of 'Seven Sisters' Schools to Admit Trans Women
September 03 2014 11:11 AM ET

First 'Seven Sisters' School Now Admits Trans Women

Mitch Kellaway

'We must acknowledge that gender identity is not reducible to the body,' say Mt. Holyoke College officials of their historic decision to welcome applications from all trans students.

Gender-Nonconforming Teen Sues DMV That Denied License Photo
September 03 2014 10:45 AM ET

Gender-Nonconforming Teen Sues DMV

Mitch Kellaway

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is now facing legal action after allegedly discriminating against Chase Culpepper's gender expression.

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