One of the show's best-known contestants lashes out in a defiant Facebook post.
After years as a successful fashion model, Geena Rocero has come out as transgender, and is launching a global awareness campaign.
Among the annual list of advocates who have made outstanding contributions to the transgender community are activist CeCe McDonald, athlete Fallon Fox, and Advocate.com writer Parker Marie Molloy.
The network and producers behind RuPaul's Drag Race have issued statements responding to harsh criticism lobbed their way after the show featured an episode many trans people found offensive.
If successful, the 34-year-old musician will make Carnegie history as the first African-American violinist in venue history.
The long-running women-only music festival has been criticized over a policy that excludes transgender women and is viewed by some as transphobic.
The bill, which would outlaw discrimination on the basis of gender identity in housing, education, and public accommodation, now goes to the governor, who has promised to sign it into law.
Despite repeated set backs along the way, Privacy for All Students continues their attack on a California law.
The transgender actress continues her ascent, listed alongside the likes of Abigail Breslin, Chelsea Peretti, Chris Hardwick, and 39 others in the popular indie magazine.