Supporters of a 16-year-old transgender girl have planned simultaneous rallies in New York and Connecticut to lobby for her release from prison after being transferred to an adult facility, without charges filed against her.
The WikiLeaks source announced today that she is now legally recognized as 'Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.' Manning also provided an update on her current state of affairs, including whether or not she will receive health care.
Citing the 2007 Oregon Equality Act, a group of trans women and cross-dressers filed a discrimination complaint against a local bar owner. After the owner failed to pay a $400,000 fine, the bar has closed.
With nearly half of all transgender individuals unwilling to report crimes to police for fear of being further harassed and mistreated by officers, the U.S. Department of Justice is working to remedy this ongoing issue.
A Los Angeles judge has dismissed transgender media maven B. Scott's lawsuit claiming that BET discriminated against him when the network yanked him off the red carpet before the 2013 BET Awards and demanded he put on more traditionally masculine attire.
After being accused of assaulting a facility staff member, a 16-year-old trans girl was sent to an adult jail, though no charges have been filed.
RuPaul's Drag Race alumnae and transgender women Carmen Carrera and Monica Beverly Hillz argue that the t word is always a slur that should be stricken from the LGBT vocabulary.