Texas Doubles Down on Transphobic Legislation, Adding $2,000 Fine for 'Wrong' Bathroom Use

Texas Doubles Down on Transphobic Legislation

A bill introduced in the Texas House today would award cisgender students who shared a bathroom with a trans student $2,000, in addition to legal fees, for any 'mental anguish' the cisgender student suffered.

WATCH: America's Only Gay and Trans Gang Fights for Respect in D.C.

WATCH: America's Only Gay, Trans Gang Fights for Respect

The Check It is the only known gay and trans gang in the U.S., or maybe even in the world, according to a new documentary that profiles the members.

Michigan's Planet Fitness 'Controversy' Echoes National Debate on Trans Access

Planet Fitness Revokes Membership of Transphobic Woman

Yvette Cormier returned four days in a row to warn women away from the locker room, because she had seen a trans woman use it once. On the fifth day, Cormier wasn't allowed to come back.

Army Makes Positive Move for Trans Troops

Army Makes Positive Move for Trans Troops

A new Army policy makes it more difficult to discharge transgender troops, but will other service branches follow?

WATCH: Trans Women Tell Janet Mock, 'I Am a Woman'

WATCH: Trans Women Tell Janet Mock, 'I Am a Woman'

Mock and four guests school viewers on the basics of being transgender.

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

Appeals Court Orders Military to Call Chelsea Manning a Woman

The government must now respect Chelsea Manning's gender identity in word — and her lawyers hope it won't be long until the military follows suit in actions by providing transition-related health care.

Wellesley College Opens Its Doors to Transgender Women

Wellesley College to Welcome Trans Women

After stirring national debate earlier this year, Wellesley has updated its official stance towards trans women — a move which has caused both celebration and skepticism.

Florida Takes First Step Toward Criminalizing Trans People's Bathroom Use

Fla. Takes First Step To Criminalize Trans People's Bathroom Use

If passed, the law would see trans and gender-nonconforming people fined up to $1,000 and jailed up to a year for using the 'wrong bathroom' in public.

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