Op-ed: We Need to Protect Our Trans Children

Op-ed: We Need to Protect Our Trans Children

In the wake of trans teen Leelah Alcorn's suicide, a trans advocate calls for adults to actively show trans youth they are accepted at home and beyond.

Trans Actress Michelle Hendley on Trans Rom-Com 'Boy Meets Girl'

Trans Actress Michelle Hendley on Trans Rom-Com Boy Meets Girl

Craving more trans actors playing trans roles? Meet Michelle Hendley, whose debut as charming small-town trans girl Ricky has viewers and critics wanting more.

Laws Proposed to Protect Trans Youth As Leelah Alcorn's Death Rallies Thousands

Laws Proposed to Protect Trans Youth As Leelah Alcorn's Death Rallies Thousands

Thousands have been called to action after the death of a transgender teenager.

Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

In a blog entry after her apparent suicide, Leelah Alcorn details feeling rejected by her Christian family and community for being trans, sparking an outpouring of grief and resolution by trans youth advocates.

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Police are looking for two other suspects in connection to what they call a "robbery gone bad."

Scholar Won't Stop Fighting Alleged Transphobia, Loss of Housing

Scholar Won't Stop Fighting Alleged Transphobia, Loss of Housing

Meredith Talusan is fighting to have her Cornell-affiliated housing coop address alleged mistreatment by her housemate.

PHOTOS: Trans Men Take Over the Camera

PHOTOS: Trans Men Take Over the Camera

“Trans people are being seen in mainstream media more frequently, but how much of what we see is being created through a trans lens?” Trans masculine artists ask and answer in a new photo series from Original Plumbing.

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

On behalf of a trans high-schooler, the ACLU argues that "privacy" in bathrooms can easily be handled without being discriminatory.

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

With Taiwan's celebrated decision, the number of countries worldwide that require proof-of-surgery to change legal gender now drops to 28.

Filipina Trans Woman's Alleged U.S. Marine Murderer Granted Trial Suspension

Filipina Trans Woman's Alleged U.S. Marine Murderer Granted Trial Suspension

During the 60-day delay, Filipino advocates have high hopes for a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement, which has allowed the U.S. to remain involved in U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's custody.

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