L.A. Trans Woman Found Fatally Stabbed in Burning Apartment
February 01 2015 5:14 PM ET

L.A. Trans Woman Found Fatally Stabbed in Burning Apartment

Police are searching for Michelle Vash Payne's boyfriend, who allegedly argued with her shortly before their bedroom caught fire.

STUDY: Transgender Kids Are Not 'Confused' About Their Gender Identities

STUDY: No, Trans Kids Are Not 'Confused' 

Stony Brook University researchers say we can do away with the social narrative depicting trans kids as 'pretending' or unclear about their gender identities.

U.S. Navy Approves First Name-Change for a Trans Vet

U.S. Navy Approves First Name-Change for a Trans Vet

The decision is historic, but does not reflect a policy change.

Philippine Court Rejects U.S. Marine's Bid to Drop Charges in Trans Woman's Murder

Losing Appeal, U.S. Marine Will Face Charges in Filipina Trans Woman's Murder

Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton still faces murder charges in the killing of Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude, after losing an appeal to the Philippine Department of Justice.

Ohio Cop Ridicules Trans Woman with Aerosmith Song "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)"

Ohio Cop Ridicules Trans Woman with Aerosmith Song

Robin Adlemann, the trans detainee in question, filed a formal complaint, shining more light on the detective's behavior than he bargained for.

Petition for 'Leelah's Law' Banning Conversion Therapy Heads to White House
January 30 2015 5:51 PM ET

'Leelah's Law' Banning Conversion Therapy Heads to White House

Gathering more than 100,000 signatures in under a month, the petition hopes to end the damaging practice faced by late trans teen Leelah Alcorn and many other LGBT people nationwide.

Pennsylvania Trans Woman's Lawsuit Tests Exclusions in Americans With Disabilities Act

Woman's Lawsuit Challenges Trans Exclusions in ADA

Continuing her years-long battle, Kate Lynn Blatt has now argued that not having her gender identity accommodated at work violated her rights under federal disability laws.

Louisville Murder Highlights 2015's Already Alarming Anti-LGBT Violence
January 30 2015 1:53 PM ET

Louisville Murder Highlights 2015's Already Alarming Anti-LGBT Violence

While initial reports identified Lamar Edwards as a trans woman, friends of the shooting victim say he was a gay man beloved by his local community.

Arizona Appeals Court Overturns Monica Jones's Conviction for 'Walking While Trans'

Conviction for 'Walking While Trans' Gets Overturned

As Monica Jones and her supporters celebrate this victory, the prominent activist says work still remains to vacate her charges and remove unfair laws from the books entirely.

Sign White House Petition for Leelah’s Law to Ban Conversion Therapy

30,000 more signatures needed by February 2 in order to force a White House response

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