Department of Education Offers Antitrans University a 'Religious Exemption'
July 11 2014 2:18 PM ET

DOE Offers Antitrans University "Religious Exemption"

Parker Marie Molloy

An Oregon Christian university has been granted a 'religious exemption' from certain aspects of Title IX, allowing it to discriminate against a trans student.

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA
July 11 2014 4:00 AM ET

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Michelle Garcia

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

Chicago Radio Station Slurs Laverne Cox As She's Featured in John Legend Video
July 10 2014 6:56 PM ET July 11 2014 5:05 PM ET

Chicago DJ Responds to Critics of Transphobic Slur

Parker Marie Molloy

After repeatedly using a transphobic slur to refer to Laverne Cox's appearance in a new John Legend music video on Twitter, a Chicago DJ has apologized — after claiming that he was being 'bullied' by those who found the word offensive.

Orange is the New Black Earns 12 Emmy Nominations, Laverne Cox Makes History
July 10 2014 10:09 AM ET

Laverne Cox Makes History With Emmy Nominations

Parker Marie Molloy

The Netflix hit grabbed nominations across the comedy categories on Thursday morning.

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon
July 10 2014 3:00 AM ET

Laverne Cox: The Making of an Icon

Matthew Breen

For years she struggled to find her place. Now she has a voice, a cause, and an audience. And she’s running with it.

July 09 2014 11:33 AM ET

Laverne Cox to Guest Star on Bravo Series

She’ll play an award-winning journalist and LGBT activist on new scripted series

WATCH: The Discouraging Response to Laverne Cox's Time Cover She Didn't Expect
July 09 2014 11:19 AM ET

The Discouraging Response to Laverne Cox's Time Cover

Parker Marie Molloy

The Orange is the New Black star got emotional discussing fame, negativity, working with a talented and diverse cast, and whether or not she really is 'in league with Satan.'

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby
July 08 2014 7:11 PM ET

Ill. Trans Woman Alleges Discrimination by Hobby Lobby

Mitch Kellaway

While questions swirl about whether there's reason to worry about Hobby Lobby's possible anti-LGBT biases, one transgender employee says she's confronted discrimination there for years.

R. Kelly's Ex, Jay Kelly's Mom, On Loving Their Trans Son
July 08 2014 11:01 AM ET

Jay Kelly's Mom Shows How to Love Your Trans Kid

Mitch Kellaway

'Parents get it wrong when they don't support their children,' says Drea Kelly days after her ex-husband refused to acknowledge their teenage son's gender transition.

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live
July 08 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: At the Last Moment, I Chose to Live

Rebecca Juro

To help prevent transgender suicides, those of us who are suicide-attempt survivors must tell our stories.

Trans Women Harassed, Called 'It' by West Virginia DMV Employees
July 07 2014 5:09 PM ET

Trans Slurs at the West Virginia DMV

Parker Marie Molloy

Two West Virginia transgender women claim that DMV employees denied them the right to be photographed as they appear on a regular basis, and say they were both called 'it.'

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage, Now He's Fighting Back
July 07 2014 1:38 PM ET

WATCH: Australia Voids Trans Man's Marriage; He Fights Back

Mitch Kellaway

Paige Phoenix wants Victoria's government to know it violated his human rights by requiring surgery to legally recognize his gender — and he's ready to take his complaint straight to the United Nations.

Trans Comedian Avery Edison Files Human Rights Complaint
July 07 2014 12:49 PM ET

Trans Comedian Files Human Rights Complaint

Parker Marie Molloy

After being detained by Canadian border officials and placed in a men's correctional facility, transgender comedian Avery Edison has filed human rights complaints with Canadian agencies.

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