Op-ed: Why Are Narratives Around Transgender People Always So Negative?
February 11 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why Are Narratives on Trans People So Negative?

Lucian Clark

There are plenty of tough things about being a trans person, but it's not all bad news.

WATCH: Director Lana Wachowski Honored With Equality Illinois’s Freedom Award
February 11 2014 1:25 AM ET

WATCH: Director Lana Wachowski Honored With Equality Illinois’s Freedom Award

Patrick Yacco

The award celebrates the Chicago-born filmmaker’s commitment to LGBTQ visibility.

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay
February 10 2014 5:57 PM ET

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay

Justin Hernandez

A transgender woman addresses the question on YouTube and shines light on the gray area that exists in the black-and-white definitions of sexual attraction.

Teen Becomes First Out Trans Student Named Homecoming King in N.C.
February 10 2014 2:57 PM ET

N.C. Teen Makes History As Homecoming King

Parker Marie Molloy

Blake Brockington was named homecoming king at his North Carolina high school, marking the first time an out trans student had received the honor anywhere in the state.

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Trans Birth Certificate Bill with Bipartisan Support
February 10 2014 10:58 AM ET

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bipartisan Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

Two New Jersey legislators have introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at making it easier for trans individuals to update their birth certificates, less than a month after Governor Chris Christie vetoed similar legislation.

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.

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