BREAKING: Calif. Trans Student Law Survives Repeal Effort
February 24 2014 9:46 PM ET

Calif. Trans Student Law Survives Repeal Effort

Parker Marie Molloy

A coalition of transphobic organizations came up more than 17,000 valid signatures short in an effort to put the Student Success and Opportunity Act up for a repeal in November.

92-Year-Old Trans Widow Wins Social Security Battle
February 24 2014 5:22 PM ET

92-Year-Old Trans Widow Wins Battle With SSA

Parker Marie Molloy

The 92-year-old transgender World War II veteran received a Valentine's Day surprise in the form of a legal victory.

Op-ed: Is Alec Baldwin Transphobic or Just Ignorant?
February 24 2014 3:55 PM ET

Op-ed: Is Alec Baldwin Transphobic or Just Ignorant?

Parker Marie Molloy

Alec Baldwin stumbled into a transphobic slur during his farewell to public life in a recent editorial for New York Magazine. Can you blame him for not understanding why this is wrong?

Two North Carolina Trans Women Win Name Change Cases
February 21 2014 6:23 PM ET

Two N.C. Trans Women Win Name Change Cases

Parker Marie Molloy

An 1891 law had been used to prevent two North Carolina trans women from legally changing their names. Today, a court order legally recognized these women for who they are.

How Amazon's Latest Pilot Could Reshape Public Understanding of Trans People
February 21 2014 7:00 AM ET

How Amazon's Latest Pilot Can Reshape Trans Storylines

Parker Marie Molloy

A new Amazon Original pilot has potential to reframe discussion around trans characters in scripted television — but it will only get the chance if viewers support the show.

Va. Crafts Policy For Trans High School Athletes
February 20 2014 3:57 PM ET

Va. Crafts Policy for Trans HS Athletes

Parker Marie Molloy

The governing board of the Virginia association overseeing high school athletics recently adopted a policy that would allow trans participation in athletics, but the stipulations could make it tough for some students to take advantage.

Op-ed: It's Time to Stop With The T Word
February 20 2014 2:10 PM ET

Op-ed: It's Time to Stop With The T Word

Parker Marie Molloy

Some may think using the t word is permissible, but trans women who are the target of the hate that the word conjures don't necessarily agree.

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest
February 18 2014 4:22 PM ET

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The International Olympic Committee is defending the removal of several LGBT activists from the Olympic village Sunday, including a transgender former member of Italy's parliament.

WATCH: Fox News Hosts Put Down Facebook's New Gender Options
February 17 2014 7:15 PM ET

WATCH: Fox News Teases Facebook Over New Gender Options

Ran Aubrey Frazier

Tucker Carlson refers to 'intersex' identification as 'whatever that is,' while Todd Starnes sneers, 'What if you identify as a pine cone or a chicken or a weed whacker?'

Europe's First Trans Parliamentarian Arrested at Olympics for Gay Sign
February 17 2014 12:26 PM ET

Europe's First Trans Parliamentarian Arrested at Olympics for Gay Sign

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Valdimir Luxuria says she was arrested and detained for carrying a "Gay is OK" sign but she's not backing down.

Texas Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Trans Widow
February 14 2014 4:50 PM ET

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Trans Widow

Parker Marie Molloy

A state appeals court has overturned a lower ruling nullifying the marriage between a trans woman and her deceased husband, sending the case back for relitigation.

Facebook Announces Expanded Gender Options for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Users
February 13 2014 2:47 PM ET

Facebook Expands Gender Options

Parker Marie Molloy

For years, trans individuals have lamented Facebook's requirement to be addressed using either male or female pronouns. Starting today, that's all changed.

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