Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

Trans Teen Girl's Public Suicide Note Stirs Outcry, Reflection on Youth Safety

In a blog entry after her apparent suicide, Leelah Alcorn details feeling rejected by her Christian family and community for being trans, sparking an outpouring of grief and resolution by trans youth advocates.

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Teen Suspect Found in Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman

Police are looking for two other suspects in connection to what they call a "robbery gone bad."

Scholar Won't Stop Fighting Alleged Transphobia, Loss of Housing

Scholar Won't Stop Fighting Alleged Transphobia, Loss of Housing

Meredith Talusan is fighting to have her Cornell-affiliated housing coop address alleged mistreatment by her housemate.

PHOTOS: Trans Men Take Over the Camera

PHOTOS: Trans Men Take Over the Camera

“Trans people are being seen in mainstream media more frequently, but how much of what we see is being created through a trans lens?” Trans masculine artists ask and answer in a new photo series from Original Plumbing.

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

ACLU Challenges Virginia School for Barring Trans Boy From Bathroom

On behalf of a trans high-schooler, the ACLU argues that "privacy" in bathrooms can easily be handled without being discriminatory.

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

With Taiwan's celebrated decision, the number of countries worldwide that require proof-of-surgery to change legal gender now drops to 28.

Filipina Trans Woman's Alleged U.S. Marine Murderer Granted Trial Suspension

Filipina Trans Woman's Alleged U.S. Marine Murderer Granted Trial Suspension

During the 60-day delay, Filipino advocates have high hopes for a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement, which has allowed the U.S. to remain involved in U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's custody.

Florida Man Gets 30 Years in Prison for Murdering Trans Woman

Florida Man Gets 30 Years in Prison for Murdering Trans Woman

A 23-year-old Florida man has been sentenced for the murder of Ashley Sinclair (pictured), over a year after the transgender woman's murder.

The Year's Craziest Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories About LGBT People

The Year's Craziest Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories About LGBT People

While their views have less mainstream support than ever, the tinfoil hat types are still blaming us for tornadoes, disease, sexual assault, and well, pretty much everything bad.

Op-ed: Will the Next Defense Secretary Continue the Pentagon's Equality Expansion?

Dear Ash Carter: You Have Big Shoes To Fill

The next Defense secretary will likely have to carry the mantle of fully integrating all LGBT people into the military. Is Ash Carter game to do it?

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