Colorado Man Faces Hate-Crime Charges in Assault on Trans Woman

Boulder Man Faces Hate-Crime Charges in Transphobic Attack

Paul Wettengel is accused of punching and grabbing the victim after yelling transphobic and homophobic slurs.

Four Pakistani Trans Women 'Mysteriously' Murdered in One Week

4 Pakistani Trans Women Murdered in One Week

One woman's burned remains were found days before three others were gunned down on a crowded street corner.

Santorum 'Clarifies' His Support for Bruce Jenner

Santorum 'Clarifies' His Support for Bruce Jenner

The former Pennsylvania Senator said that he 'obviously' knows what Jenner's gender is, 'biologically.'

Is Shamir the Post-Gender Pop Star for Our Time?

Is Shamir the Post-Gender Pop Star for Our Time?

The musician doesn't identify as male or female, but he'd really rather talk about the music.

6 Ways to Not Be a Terrible Trans Ally

6 Ways to Not Be a Terrible Trans Ally

This writer has a few tips for LGBT organizations and activists.

LOOK: This New Orleans Billboard Makes 400K Aware of Antitrans Violence Daily

LOOK: This Billboard Makes 400K Aware of Transphobic Violence

BreakOUT!, an LGBT youth of color activist group in New Orleans, has put up a new billboard commuters can't ignore.

FDA Reveals New Guidelines on Blood Ban
May 13 2015 1:10 PM ET

HRC Blasts FDA's Revised Blood Ban

Civil rights groups say the FDA's new guidelines are 'unacceptable' for retaining restrictions on blood donations by sexually active gay and bisexual men. And for transgender donors, there's also a change in the works.

California Trans Teen's Inspirational Journey from Near Dropout to Prom Queen

Calif. Trans Teen Goes From (Near) Dropout to Prom Queen

Like many trans youth rejected in school, at one time prom queen Angie Esteban found herself skipping class and getting into fights.

Turned Away for Being Transgender, Seattle Woman Sues Blood Bank

Turned Away for Being Trans, Seattle Woman Sues Blood Bank

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration still categorizes transgender women as 'men who have sex with men,' meaning they're considered 'higher risk' in formal recommendations to blood banks.

Federal Gov: Health Insurers Can't Deny Transgender Patients Preventive Care

Feds: No, Insurers Can't Deny Care to Trans Patients

Preventive screenings and treatments should be based on body parts, not gender identity, say trans advocates — and the federal government agrees.

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