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.

Op-ed: Lessons From a Bad Bra Fitting
July 07 2014 3:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Lessons From a Bad Bra Fitting

Samantha Allen

Bra fittings can already be an awkward event, but a lingerie shop in Austin fumbled — twice — with a transgender customer.

New Trans Voices: Hear From the Trans Poets Workshop NYC
July 05 2014 3:40 AM ET

New Trans Voices: Hear From the Trans Poets Workshop NYC

Mitch Kellaway

Members of the Trans Poets Workshop NYC offer pieces from their diverse bodies of work.

Op-ed: AGT Seems to Believe Trans People Are Inherently Disgusting and Hilarious
July 04 2014 11:50 AM ET

Op-ed: The Penis Punchline and Prime-Time TV

Parker Marie Molloy

An 84-year-old man sings a hack song about how disgusting it is that a woman might have a penis. And that's supposed to be hilarious?

WATCH: Another Atlanta Trans Woman Brutally Assaulted
July 03 2014 2:59 PM ET

WATCH: Another Atlanta Trans Woman Brutally Assaulted

Parker Marie Molloy

The attack marks the second anti-trans assault caught on tape in Atlanta in just over a month.

WATCH: Which Transphobic Slur Did Joan Rivers Call Michelle Obama?
July 03 2014 2:12 PM ET

WATCH: Which First Lady Did Joan Rivers Call 'A Transgender?'

Parker Marie Molloy

The insult comic continues a long tradition of joking that certain cisgender women are actually transgender as a way of putting trans women down, taking aim at First Lady Michelle Obama.

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