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.

January 31 2014 11:17 AM ET

Why Barneys Transgender Ad Campaign is So Great

There's something new happening here, and it isn't the fact that Barneys is putting trans people in couture and in front of the camera.

Maryland State Senate Race Pits Trans Woman Against Gay Man
January 30 2014 4:35 PM ET

Maryland Senate Race Pits Trans Woman Against Gay Man

Parker Marie Molloy

Dana Beyer looks to become the first transgender individual elected to the Maryland's General Assembly, challenging a gay incumbent with a strong track record on LGBT issues.

Trans Student from Maine Wins Landmark Discrimination Case
January 30 2014 3:14 PM ET

Maine Trans Student Wins Landmark Discrimination Case

Parker Marie Molloy

A Maine court rules in favor of a transgender teen who had been blocked from using the girls' restroom at school.

92-Year Old Trans WWII Veteran Fights for Equal Treatment
January 30 2014 1:22 PM ET

WATCH: 92-Year-Old Trans WWII Vet Fights Discrimination

Parker Marie Molloy

A 92-year-old transgender WWII veteran claims discrimination after being refused Social Security survivor benefits following her husband's death.

Barneys New York Centers 2014 Spring Catalog Around Trans Models
January 30 2014 11:54 AM ET

Barneys N.Y.'s Spring Catalog Spotlights Trans Models

Parker Marie Molloy

Working closely with the National Center for Transgender Equality and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Barneys New York launches a campaign designed to boost trans visibility.

WATCH: Against Me! Rocks Late Show with David Letterman
January 30 2014 11:24 AM ET

WATCH: Against Me! Rocks Letterman

Parker Marie Molloy

The punk group wraps up its recent tour with a performance on CBS's Late Show With David Letterman.

REPORT: Bullying, Poverty, Lack of Acceptance Linked to Trans Suicide Rate
January 29 2014 1:08 PM ET

REPORT: Bullying, Poverty Linked to Trans Suicide Rate

Parker Marie Molloy

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Williams Institute released a report Tuesday detailing a number of factors contributing to the exceedingly high rate of suicide attempts among the trans population.

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