How Amazon's Latest Pilot Could Reshape Public Understanding of Trans People
February 21 2014 7:00 AM ET

How Amazon's Latest Pilot Can Reshape Trans Storylines

Parker Marie Molloy

A new Amazon Original pilot has potential to reframe discussion around trans characters in scripted television — but it will only get the chance if viewers support the show.

Va. Crafts Policy For Trans High School Athletes
February 20 2014 3:57 PM ET

Va. Crafts Policy for Trans HS Athletes

Parker Marie Molloy

The governing board of the Virginia association overseeing high school athletics recently adopted a policy that would allow trans participation in athletics, but the stipulations could make it tough for some students to take advantage.

Op-ed: It's Time to Stop With The T Word
February 20 2014 2:10 PM ET

Op-ed: It's Time to Stop With The T Word

Parker Marie Molloy

Some may think using the t word is permissible, but trans women who are the target of the hate that the word conjures don't necessarily agree.

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest
February 18 2014 4:22 PM ET

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The International Olympic Committee is defending the removal of several LGBT activists from the Olympic village Sunday, including a transgender former member of Italy's parliament.

WATCH: Fox News Hosts Put Down Facebook's New Gender Options
February 17 2014 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Fox News Teases Facebook Over New Gender Options

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Tucker Carlson refers to 'intersex' identification as 'whatever that is,' while Todd Starnes sneers, 'What if you identify as a pine cone or a chicken or a weed whacker?'

Europe's First Trans Parliamentarian Arrested at Olympics for Gay Sign
February 17 2014 12:26 PM ET

Europe's First Trans Parliamentarian Arrested at Olympics for Gay Sign

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Valdimir Luxuria says she was arrested and detained for carrying a "Gay is OK" sign but she's not backing down.

Texas Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Trans Widow
February 14 2014 4:50 PM ET

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Trans Widow

Parker Marie Molloy

A state appeals court has overturned a lower ruling nullifying the marriage between a trans woman and her deceased husband, sending the case back for relitigation.

Facebook Announces Expanded Gender Options for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Users
February 13 2014 2:47 PM ET

Facebook Expands Gender Options

Parker Marie Molloy

For years, trans individuals have lamented Facebook's requirement to be addressed using either male or female pronouns. Starting today, that's all changed.

Trans Student Hopes to Make High School Softball Dreams a Reality
February 13 2014 12:38 PM ET

Trans Student Aims to Play High School Softball

Parker Marie Molloy

Pat Cordova-Goff never thought she'd have the chance to play sports after coming out as transgender. A recently implemented California law has given her hope.

Trans Comic Avery Edison Transferred to Women's Correctional Facility
February 12 2014 11:26 AM ET February 12 2014 5:04 PM ET

Trans Comic Avery Edison Flying Home to U.K. Thursday

Parker Marie Molloy

After thousands of tweets using the #FreeAvery hashtag, trans detainee Avery Edison was transferred out of an all-male correctional facility, to one with a female population. On Wednesday afternoon, her partner announced that Edison would be returned to the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now
February 12 2014 5:00 AM ET

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now

Carlton Wilborn, actor, dancer, writer, toured the world with Madonna, but only hit his stride once he came out about having HIV.

Trans Comedian Avery Edison Detained in Canada
February 11 2014 1:11 PM ET

Trans Comedian Detained in Canada

Parker Marie Molloy

A transgender entertainer has been detained in Canada after being deemed inadmissible by the Canada Border Services Agency for attempting to re-enter the country after letting her student visa lapse.

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