Here's How Trans Folks on Twitter Are Reacting to Marriage Equality

How Trans Twitter Is Reacting to Marriage Equality

The consensus? Great news; now let's refocus on transphobic discrimination and violence, especially against trans women of color.

Op-ed: I Stand With Obama Heckler Jennicet Gutierrez

Op-ed: I Stand With Obama Heckler Jennicet Gutierrez

There once was a time when disruption was seen as revolutionary — like in the ACT UP days — but now many LGBT people think we should play nice. Jennicet Gutierrez and this writer are not those people.

Op-ed: We Have to Ensure Trans People Are Respected When They Die

Op-ed: We Have to Ensure Trans People Are Respected When They Die

California's lesbian Assembly speaker, Toni Atkins, tells us why she was compelled to author the Respect After Death Act.

Op-ed: You Can't Cheer for Laverne and Boo Jennicet

Op-ed: You Can't Cheer for Laverne and Boo Jennicet

A transgender woman and undocumented immigrant called out the President in a room full of LGBT advocates. Guess who the crowd sided with?

'Cisgender' Added to Oxford English Dictionary

'Cisgender' Added to Oxford English Dictionary

The term, which signifies the opposite of 'transgender,' is a crucial addition to the English language, say trans advocates.

Op-ed: I'm Gay, Not Trans, and That's OK

Op-ed: I'm Gay, Not Trans, and That's OK

People like Miley Cyrus and Jaden Smith are slowly showing the world that gender fluidity is not some hippie-dippie California concept.

Obama Scolds White House Heckler: 'Shame on You!'

Obama's Trans Heckler: 'I Just Had to Send a Message'

A White House reception for Pride was interrupted by an undocumented transgender woman, claiming there can be no pride with trans immigrants facing daily abuse in detention centers.

REPORT: Civil Rights Group Accuses N.Y. Schools of Illegal Treatment of Trans Students

N.Y.'s Trans Kids Speak Out About 'Torture' In School

The New York Civil Liberties Union says its new report exposes illegal treatment of transgender and gender-nonconforming students throughout the state.

Murderer of Mississippi Trans Teen Mercedes Williamson May Face Hate Crime Charges

Trans Teen's Murderer May Face Hate Crime Charges

A grand jury in Mercedes Williamson's home state of Mississippi may be given the option to indict her suspected killer on hate-crime charges.

Transgender Military Advocate Jess Shipps Dies by Suicide

Remembering Trans Military Advocate Jess Shipps

The 31-year-old Air Force veteran is remembered for helping others through work with SPARTA and through YouTube videos.

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