Trans Teen in Charlotte Runs for Homecoming King
February 07 2014 2:25 PM ET

Trans Teen in Charlotte Runs for Homecoming King

Parker Marie Molloy

Blake Brockington has spent the better part of two years winning over the respect of students, faculty, and administrators at his school. Now, he looks to cap his high school tenure by running for homecoming king.

Calif. Trans Student Facing Battery Charges Enters Restorative Justice Program
February 07 2014 1:16 PM ET

Trans Student Facing Battery Charges Cuts a Deal

Parker Marie Molloy

A 16-year-old transgender girl facing battery charges may avoid jail time after agreeing to enter a restorative justice program.

Op-ed: What Not To Do, When Calling Yourself a Transgender Ally
February 07 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Not To Do, When Calling Yourself a Trans Ally

Jeff Krehely

Jeff Krehely, the chief foundation officer of the Human Rights Campaign, discusses the importance of transgender advocacy, in light of the recent controversy surrounding Janet Mock and Piers Morgan.

Trans Woman Releases Bathroom-Finder App Refuge Restrooms
February 07 2014 7:00 AM ET

Trans Woman Releases Bathroom-Finder App Refuge Restrooms

Parker Marie Molloy

Meet transgender woman and coder Teagan Widmer, whose latest app, Refuge Restrooms, highlights the importance of providing safe public accommodations for trans people.

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony
February 06 2014 3:21 PM ET

Jared Leto Accused of Transmisogyny at Award Ceremony

Parker Marie Molloy

The Oscar-nominated actor took time to engage with a heckler who believed Leto's role in Dallas Buyers Club should have gone to a transgender woman.

Op-ed: With Friends Like Piers Morgan, Who Needs Enemies?
February 06 2014 11:29 AM ET

Op-ed: With Friends Like Piers Morgan, Who Needs Enemies?

Parker Marie Molloy

Piers Morgan spent a full day making offensive statements related to transgender advocate Janet Mock. Then he invited Mock back, talked over her, and hosted a panel from which she was excluded.

Op-ed: Janet Mock Slams Piers Morgan for Transphobic Questions, Tweets
February 05 2014 11:20 AM ET February 05 2014 2:55 PM ET

Janet Mock Slams Piers Morgan for Insensitive Questions

Parker Marie Molloy

CNN's Piers Morgan had a meltdown following criticism of his interview with transgender author Janet Mock as being transphobic, highlighting CNN's history of coverage insensitive to transgender identities.

Utah Lawmakers Joke About Trans People, Apologize
February 04 2014 4:32 PM ET

Utah Lawmakers Joke About Trans People, Apologize

Parker Marie Molloy

Two Utah lawmakers traded questionably transphobic tweets as the state finds itself buried in LGBT-related news.

On Gabourey Sidibe's String of Transphobic Comments on Arsenio Hall Show
February 03 2014 3:02 PM ET

On Gabourey Sidibe's String of Transphobic Comments

Parker Marie Molloy

The American Horror Story: Coven and Precious star made repeated use of a transphobic slur on television this weekend, then later apologized via Twitter.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Kills it With 'Creating Change' Speech
February 01 2014 12:48 PM ET

WATCH: Laverne Cox Kills it With 'Creating Change' Speech

Jase Peeples

The Orange is the New Black star brought the audience of the ‘Creating Change’ conference to their feet with an inspirational speech on the struggles of trans people

Utah Rep. Wants to Restrict Trans Bathroom Access, Mandate Exams
January 31 2014 12:51 PM ET

Utah Rep. Wants to Restrict Trans Bathroom Access, Mandate Physical Exams

Parker Marie Molloy

Freshman legislator Michael Kennedy introduced new legislation in the Utah House that would require transgender people to undergo a genital examination before they could use the restroom corresponding with their identity.

Calif. Bill Promotes Proper Identification on Trans Death Certificates
January 31 2014 11:25 AM ET

Calif. Bill Promotes Accurate ID on Trans Death Certificates

Parker Marie Molloy

A California lawmaker introduced a bill designed to ensure that deceased transgender individuals are correctly identified on death certificates.

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