ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Trans Nursing Student Denied Bathroom Rights
September 17 2013 3:03 PM ET

ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Trans Nursing Student Denied Bathroom Rights

Daniel Reynolds

A complaint filed by the ACLU states that a Florida technical school violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it denied a transgender student access to gender-specific bathrooms.

WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Trans In Protest of Anti-LGBT Laws
September 16 2013 6:18 PM ET

WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Transgender

Sunnivie Brydum

Masha Bast, a human rights lawyer in Russia, revealed that she is transgender and spoke out against her country's violent crackdown on LGBT people.

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit
September 16 2013 3:54 PM ET

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit

Sunnivie Brydum

Cori McCreery will be awarded $50,000 and her former employer must formally apologize after she was terminated from a job when she announced her plans to transition in 2010.

Trans Women Beaten to Death in Los Angeles, Baton Rouge
September 16 2013 2:46 PM ET

Trans Women Beaten to Death in Los Angeles, Baton Rouge

Sunnivie Brydum

A 28-year-old man is in custody for the suspected murder of Melony Smith, 26, near Los Angeles last week.

Transgender Widow Turned Down for Marriage License
September 15 2013 9:55 PM ET

Transgender Widow Turned Down for Marriage License

Trudy Ring

Nikki Araguz, who has been fighting to receive death benefits after her firefighter husband died on the job, is now seeking to remarry but is having problems with Texas law again.

WATCH: Male Driver's License Isn't Enough to Let Trans Teen Run for Homecoming King
September 10 2013 3:11 PM ET

Pa. School Won't Let Trans Teen Run for Homecoming King

Sunnivie Brydum

Members of the Richland School District board did not grant Kasey Caron's request to be listed on the male ballot for homecoming king at his high school, despite Caron's proof of legal gender change.

Immigration to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement
September 09 2013 4:29 PM ET

Immigration to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

Sunnivie Brydum

The new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement prescribes that solitary confinement be used only as a last resort and requires special reporting when LGBT prisoners are placed in such segregation.

Trans Teen Takes on Pa. School to Run for Homecoming King
September 09 2013 3:33 PM ET

Trans Teen Takes on Pa. School to Run for Homecoming King

Sunnivie Brydum

Richland High School senior Kasey Caron has turned to the media to pressure his high school to let him run for homecoming king.

California Legislature Passes Trans Birth Certificate Bill
September 07 2013 2:11 PM ET

California Legislature Passes Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Daniel Reynolds

Assembly Bill 1121, which would provide transgender Californians with a more streamlined process of changing their names and gender markers on birth certificates, passed by a vote of 56-18.

New Report Reveals 'Broken Bargain' for Trans Workers
September 06 2013 2:30 PM ET

New Report Reveals 'Broken Bargain' for Trans Workers

Daniel Reynolds

A new study, titled “A Broken Bargain for Transgender Workers,” reveals widespread discrimination of transgender workers in the U.S. workforce.

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