PHOTOS: Meet the First Trans Man to Win a Gay Games Gold in Powerlifting
November 19 2014 4:17 PM ET

Meet Gay Games' First Trans Gold Medalist in Powerlifting

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

This week, Scarlett Lenh of Colorado and Mel Gonzalez of Texas were overjoyed to learn that their classmates had voted them, respectively, homecoming queen and king.

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Months after referring to trans people as 'nut jobs' on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain

This week, the aboriginal music world is celebrating ICEIS Rain: a female singer who is also businessman Massey Whiteknife, a two-spirit gay man.

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'

Bill O'Reilly on Boy in Makeup: 'He Has to Look Like a Man!'

The conservative talker defends the South Carolina DMV's demand that a boy remove makeup before having his driver's license picture taken.

Amazon's 'Transparent' is Great Television in Transition

Amazon's Transparent Is Great Television in Transition

It’s wonderful to watch Jeffrey Tambor explore his female side and creator Jill Soloway plot television revolution, but for many viewers, Transparent will just be a damn good, dark family comedy

WATCH: TransTech Offers Employment Solutions for Aspiring Transgender Coders

WATCH: TransTech Offers Solutions for Aspiring Trans Coders

'It is my mission to make TransTech the Apple of the nonprofit industry,' says Angelica Ross, transgender entrepreneur and founder of the new job-training nonprofit.

Op-ed: Some Advice for Chad Griffin

Op-ed: Some Advice for Chad Griffin

In 2007 Donna Rose left HRC due to its its support of a noninclusive ENDA. Today, she sees Chad Griffin's recent speech as step in the right direction toward trans equality.

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