California Becomes Easiest Place for Trans People to Amend Birth Certificates

California Is Now the Easiest Place to Amend Your Birth Certificate

Passed last year, California's AB 1121 set up the framework for a more privacy-conscious environment for trans individuals trying to legally change their name and gender.

PHOTOS: Turkey's First Transgender Beauty Contest

PHOTOS: Turkey's First Transgender Beauty Contest

In a country that has had at least 70 murders of transgender people since 2002, participation in a beauty contest is an act of defiance and courage.

Congresspeople Urge Dept. of Ed. to Issue Comprehensive Trans Student Guidelines

These Lawmakers Want to Make School Safer for Trans Kids

In a letter sent last month, three members of Congress urged the Education Department to clarify an April statement related to how trans and gender-nonconforming students are protected by Title IX.

Labor Department Clarifies Stance on Trans Protections

Labor Dept. Finally Clarifies Trans Protections

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez finally clarified that the department's transgender employees will receive nondiscrimination protections.

Former Conn. Police Officer Alleges Antitransgender Discrimination

Former Police Officer Alleges Antitrans Discrimination

Two years after coming out as transgender, a police officer loses her job and alleges discrimination.

BREAKING: Obama Announces New Exec. Order

Obama Announces New Executive Order

At the White House Pride Month Celebration, Obama announced that he will extend workplace protections to transgender federal employees.

Fourth Trans Woman of Color Murdered in June

Fourth Trans Woman of Color Murdered in June

In a dark end to the month of June, a fourth trans woman of color has been found murdered in the U.S. — this time shot to death.

Vancouver's Groundbreaking Move for Trans Students

Vancouver's Groundbreaking Move for Trans Students

Despite protests from some parents, Vancouver, Canada's transgender students will be able to learn freely in school.

Discover Why Wanting in Arabic Is This Year's Best Transgender Fiction

Discover Why Wanting in Arabic Is This Year's Best Transgender Fiction

The Lambda Literary Foundation named Trish Salah's first book, Wanting in Arabic, the best work of transgender fiction produced this year. Read an exclusive excerpt from the book below.

Facebook UK Unveils Over 70 Gender Options

U.K. Facebook Users Get Even More Gender Options

Building on the 50 options offered to U.S. users earlier this year, Facebook's U.K. platform goes even further in acknowledging the diversity of gender.

PHOTOS: Trans Infographics Start Conversations We Need to Be Having

How to Start the Trans Conversations You Need to Be Having

Three projects have devised eye-catching art to keep the buzz going about trans issues, creating shareable infographics.

WATCH: Sitcom The Switch May Make Trans TV History

WATCH: The Switch Could Make Trans TV History

Trans producer Amy Fox has just released the pilot for a show poised to see the first trans lead actress on television.

Wash. State Ends Discrimination in Trans Health Care

Another State Ends Discrimination in Trans Health Care

Washington becomes the seventh state to forbid insurance companies from denying health care to transgender citizens.

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