N.J. Trans Veterans Win Important Fight to Change Names on Military Records
December 03 2014 5:54 PM ET

Trans Vets Win Important Fight to Change Names on Military Records

Mitch Kellaway

In a potentially game-changing move, the U.S. Army has allowed two transgender veterans to update their names on their discharge papers.

WATCH: Meet the Trans Christian Woman Fighting for Mississippi Equality
December 03 2014 1:56 PM ET

WATCH: This Trans Christian Is Fighting for Miss. Equality

Mitch Kellaway

In a possible first for trans visibility in a televised public education campaign, Blossom Brown shares her story with HRC's 'All God's Children' series.

Supportive Mom Publishes New Birth Announcement for Trans Son
December 02 2014 6:24 PM ET

Supportive Mom Publishes New Birth Announcement for Trans Son

Trudy Ring

The teen's 1995 birth announcement was in error, says his mother, adding that loving him is 'the easiest thing in the world.'

Op-ed: When Trans Men's Visibility Comes at the Cost of Self-Esteem
December 02 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: When Trans Men's Visibility Comes at the Cost of Self-Esteem

Mitch Kellaway

When Gay Star News published its list of '11 Insanely Hot Men You Will Not Believe Are Trans,' it perpetuated some of the most damaging social messages about trans men's bodies and appearances.

Second Transphobic Ad Hits Press as Minn. Debates Student Athlete Policy
December 01 2014 7:04 PM ET

Minn. Paper Publishes Transphobic Ad — Again

Dawn Ennis

The ad is designed to stoke the unfounded fear that transgender athletes will take cisgender (nontrans) girls' places on school teams.

Antoinette Thornes Is a Trans Actress Who Rocks
November 30 2014 7:00 AM ET

Antoinette Thornes Is a Trans Actress Who Rocks

Brandon Voss

The Thornes singer chats about her role as a woman with a secret in the family drama On a Stool at the End of the Bar.

REPORT: New Defense Dept. Policy Could Allow for Open Trans Service
November 28 2014 3:02 PM ET

Could a New Defense Dept. Policy Allow for Open Trans Service?

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

New policy changes to military regulations within the Department of Defense could allow transgender members to serve in the military, contends a new report from the Palm Center.

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed, Protestors Demand Justice
November 28 2014 1:31 PM ET

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed

Mitch Kellaway

The day after Bangalore's pride parade, 167 hijra were detained under an anti-begging law in a move advocates consider a targeted assault against the women's gender identities.

Trans Man's Speech Dedicated to Trans Women of Color
November 27 2014 5:00 AM ET

A Trans Activist Calls Out Own Male Privilege

Blue Montana

Trans women are being killed in the streets. What are we doing about it?

WATCH: Ariz. Activist Convicted of 'Walking While Trans' Will Appeal
November 26 2014 1:31 PM ET

WATCH: Ariz. Activist Convicted of 'Walking While Trans' Will Appeal

Mitch Kellaway

After being found guilty of 'manifesting prostitution,' advocate Monica Jones is pushing back against the law that she contends is unconstitutionally vague and targets trans women of color.

PHOTOS: Civil War LGBT — and Feminist — Heroes
November 26 2014 7:30 AM ET

PHOTOS: Civil War LGBT — and Feminist — Heroes

Trudy Ring

A photo exhibit celebrates those who crossed gender lines to serve in the Civil War.

Op-ed: Why I Started a Transgender Support Line
November 26 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I Started a Transgender Support Line

Greta Martela

A large proportion of transgender people have attempted suicide. Here's one attempt to stop it.

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's 'Stone Butch Blues'
November 26 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's Stone Butch Blues

Daisy Hernández

Memoirist Daisy Hernández, in tribute to the late author and activist Leslie Feinberg, recalls the words and places that Feinberg's classic novel evokes for her.

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