Updated Dept. of Defense Human Rights Goals Include LGB, Neglect T
April 28 2014 6:40 PM ET

DOD Updates Human Rights Goals, Excludes Trans People

Parker Marie Molloy

For the first time since 1998, the Department of Defense Updated the Pentagon's Human Goals Charter, including language related to sexual orientation for the first time. The document makes no mention of gender identity.

Texas Transgender Teacher Banned From the Classroom Following Suspension
April 28 2014 12:50 PM ET

Suspended Trans Teacher Banned From Texas Classroom

Parker Marie Molloy

In the past month, Laura Jane Klug has been suspended from work, reinstated, outed to local and national media, and now banned from the classroom.

Two Trans People File Lawsuits Against N.J. Police Departments
April 28 2014 10:09 AM ET

Two Trans People File Lawsuits Against N.J. Police Departments

Parker Marie Molloy

A trans man and a trans woman filed lawsuits against two New Jersey police departments after allegedly being discriminated against on the basis of their gender identity.

Rally Planned for Imprisoned 16-Year-Old Trans Girl
April 25 2014 9:52 AM ET

Rally Planned for Imprisoned 16-Year-Old Trans Girl

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

Fox News Calls Chelsea Manning a 'Gender-Bender'
April 24 2014 2:57 PM ET

Fox News Calls Chelsea Manning a 'Gender-Bender'

Parker Marie Molloy

Fox News uses the GLAAD-defined defamatory slur 'gender-bender' to refer to Chelsea Manning, adding to the network's long track record of deprecating trans individuals.

Chelsea Manning Announces Legal Name Change in Optimistic Letter
April 23 2014 5:48 PM ET

Chelsea Manning Announces Legal Name Change

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

Ore. Bar Found Guilty of Discriminating Against Trans Patrons Shuts Its Doors
April 21 2014 4:51 PM ET

Ore. Bar, Found Guilty of Antitrans Discrimination, Closes

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

U.S. Department of Justice Launches Trans Outreach Training Initiative
April 21 2014 9:30 AM ET

DOJ Launches Trans Outreach Program

Parker Marie Molloy

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.

B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate
April 18 2014 2:53 PM ET

B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate

Sunnivie Brydum

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.

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