Facebook Adds Gender-Neutral Family Relationship Settings
August 28 2014 7:10 PM ET

Facebook Takes Gender-Neutral Settings One Step Further

Parker Marie Molloy

Following up on February's expansion of gender options, the social networking site has addressed a lingering concern regarding relationship terminology.

STUDY: Is U.S. Military Ready for Open Trans Service?
August 27 2014 3:52 PM ET

STUDY: Is U.S. Military Ready for Open Trans Service?

Parker Marie Molloy

The movement to overturn the military's ban on open service by transgender people continues to gain momentum, putting pressure on the Defense Department to act.

Calif. Women's College Makes Trans-Inclusive History
August 27 2014 12:31 PM ET

This Women's College Just Made Trans-Inclusive History

Parker Marie Molloy

In a historic move, one California college has adopted an explicitly trans-inclusive admissions policy, making it the only school to do so among the nation's 119 single-sex college programs.

Diversity and the Dark Knight
August 27 2014 6:00 AM ET

Diversity and the Dark Knight

Jase Peeples

Batman may be a straight white rich guy, but many of the key people in his life are anything but.

Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Trans Inmate
August 26 2014 6:09 PM ET

Laverne Cox Distances Herself From Controversial Inmate

Parker Marie Molloy

After releasing a video in which she read an inmate's letter from prison, Laverne Cox has distanced herself from the project after learning of the gruesome details of the prisoner's past.

WATCH: Obamacare Opens Doors for Trans People, But Hurdles Still Exist
August 26 2014 4:00 AM ET

WATCH: What Obamacare Can Do For Trans People

Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, transgender people like Devin Payne are able to obtain the health coverage they need. But obstacles to treatment endure.

Laverne Cox and Twin to Headline NYC's GenderFluid Fest
August 24 2014 11:12 PM ET

Laverne Cox and Twin to Headline NYC's GenderFluid Fest

Brandon Voss

The transgender arts festival will also include appearances by Kate Bornstein, Ian Harvie, Bianca Leigh, and Holly Woodlawn.

PHOTOS: U.K.'s 'Brighton Trans-formed' Celebrates Trans Lives
August 23 2014 7:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore Britain's 'Brighton Trans*Formed'

Mitch Kellaway

A new oral history project highlights the vibrant members of Brighton, U.K.'s transgender community.

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Treatment, Despite Gov't 'Lip Service'
August 23 2014 12:33 AM ET

Chelsea Manning Isn't Getting Transition Treatment

Sunnivie Brydum

Manning's doctors have deemed her transition-related care medically necessary, but a new statement from the Wikileaks source says Defense Department promises are just lip service.

BBC Commissions Transgender Sitcom
August 22 2014 4:06 PM ET

BBC Commissions Transgender Sitcom

Rebecca Juro

Boy Meets Girl will revolve around a trans woman's romance with a younger man.

WATCH: Ariel Schrag's 'Adam' Reverses the Trans Coming-Out Narrative
August 22 2014 1:19 PM ET

WATCH: Adam Reverses the Trans Coming-Out Narrative

Mitch Kellaway

Adam isn't a transgender man — but when he's thrust into the LGBT subculture of 2000's New York and falls in love, pretending he's trans starts to make a wacky kind of sense.

Controversial Catch Phrase Revived on 'Project Runway'
August 22 2014 12:55 PM ET

Controversial Catch Phrase Revived on Project Runway

Parker Marie Molloy

In 2007, Project Runway star Christian Siriano popularized and then denounced the catch phrase, "hot tranny mess." Seven years later, another contestant brought it back.

August 22 2014 10:42 AM ET

Laverne Cox Honored in V Mag's Rebels Issue

The actress was nominated by OITNB co-star Natasha Lyonne