Laverne Cox to Premiere New Documentary, 'The T Word'
September 18 2014 5:00 AM ET September 18 2014 6:14 PM ET

Get the Scoop on Laverne Cox's New Project: The T Word

Mitch Kellaway

Laverne Cox's new documentary will explore the stories of 'fearless' transgender youth.

WATCH: Trans Advocate Brynn Tannehill's Powerful Advice on Anger, Allies
September 17 2014 4:28 PM ET

WATCH: Powerful Advice on Trans Pride, Anger, and Allies

Mitch Kellaway

In her moving keynote speech at TransPride, 'I Am Real,' trans veteran Brynn Tannehill talks boldly about anger versus dignity and tolerance versus acceptance.

Colo. Students Come Out In Support of Trans Homecoming Princess
September 17 2014 2:35 PM ET

Colo. Students Support Their Trans Homecoming Princess

Mitch Kellaway

'She's perfect the way she is,' says one among many supportive students in trans homecoming princess Scarlett Lenh's conservative Colorado hometown.

Conn. Trans Teen Jane Doe Found After Escaping Therapy Program
September 17 2014 1:07 PM ET

Conn. Trans Teen Found After Escaping Therapy Program

Mitch Kellaway

Advocates say it's no surprise that the formerly imprisoned and abused trans teen, who suffers post-traumatic symptoms, attempted to escape treatment.

PHOTOS: Meet the First Trans Man to Win a Gay Games Gold in Powerlifting
September 17 2014 5:09 AM ET September 18 2014 5:54 PM ET

Meet Gay Games' First Trans Gold Medalist in Powerlifting

Mitch Kellaway

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty
September 16 2014 2:07 PM ET

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Mitch Kellaway

This week, Scarlett Lenh of Colorado and Mel Gonzalez of Texas were overjoyed to learn that their classmates had voted them, respectively, homecoming queen and king.

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air
September 14 2014 6:20 PM ET

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Mitch Kellaway

Months after referring to trans people as 'nut jobs' on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth
September 14 2014 12:51 PM ET

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Mitch Kellaway

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls
September 13 2014 3:00 PM ET

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Mitch Kellaway

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain
September 13 2014 12:00 PM ET

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain

Mitch Kellaway

This week, the aboriginal music world is celebrating ICEIS Rain: a female singer who is also businessman Massey Whiteknife, a two-spirit gay man.

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'
September 11 2014 12:31 PM ET

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'

Rebecca Juro

The conservative talker defends the South Carolina DMV's demand that a boy remove makeup before having his driver's license picture taken.

Amazon's 'Transparent' is Great Television in Transition
September 11 2014 11:00 AM ET

Amazon's Transparent Is Great Television in Transition

Diane Anderson-Minshall

It’s wonderful to watch Jeffrey Tambor explore his female side and creator Jill Soloway plot television revolution, but for many viewers, Transparent will just be a damn good, dark family comedy

WATCH: TransTech Offers Employment Solutions for Aspiring Transgender Coders
September 11 2014 6:07 AM ET

WATCH: TransTech Offers Solutions for Aspiring Trans Coders

Mitch Kellaway

'It is my mission to make TransTech the Apple of the nonprofit industry,' says Angelica Ross, transgender entrepreneur and founder of the new job-training nonprofit.

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