Europe's First Trans Parliamentarian Arrested at Olympics for Gay Sign
February 17 2014 11:26 AM 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 3:50 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 1:47 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.

Trans Student Hopes to Make High School Softball Dreams a Reality
February 13 2014 11:38 AM ET

Trans Student Aims to Play High School Softball

Parker Marie Molloy

Pat Cordova-Goff never thought she'd have the chance to play sports after coming out as transgender. A recently implemented California law has given her hope.

Trans Comic Avery Edison Transferred to Women's Correctional Facility
February 12 2014 10:26 AM ET February 12 2014 4:04 PM ET

Trans Comic Avery Edison Flying Home to U.K. Thursday

Parker Marie Molloy

After thousands of tweets using the #FreeAvery hashtag, trans detainee Avery Edison was transferred out of an all-male correctional facility, to one with a female population. On Wednesday afternoon, her partner announced that Edison would be returned to the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now
February 12 2014 4:00 AM ET

Madonna's Dancer, Criminalization of Trans Women, and 25 FAQs on HIV: Download HIV Plus Now

Carlton Wilborn, actor, dancer, writer, toured the world with Madonna, but only hit his stride once he came out about having HIV.

Trans Comedian Avery Edison Detained in Canada
February 11 2014 12:11 PM ET

Trans Comedian Detained in Canada

Parker Marie Molloy

A transgender entertainer has been detained in Canada after being deemed inadmissible by the Canada Border Services Agency for attempting to re-enter the country after letting her student visa lapse.

Op-ed: Why Are Narratives Around Transgender People Always So Negative?
February 11 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why Are Narratives on Trans People So Negative?

Lucian Clark

There are plenty of tough things about being a trans person, but it's not all bad news.

WATCH: Director Lana Wachowski Honored With Equality Illinois’s Freedom Award
February 11 2014 12:25 AM ET

WATCH: Director Lana Wachowski Honored With Equality Illinois’s Freedom Award

Patrick Yacco

The award celebrates the Chicago-born filmmaker’s commitment to LGBTQ visibility.

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay
February 10 2014 4:57 PM ET

WATCH: No, For The Last Time, Men Attracted to Trans Women Aren't Gay

Justin Hernandez

A transgender woman addresses the question on YouTube and shines light on the gray area that exists in the black-and-white definitions of sexual attraction.

Teen Becomes First Out Trans Student Named Homecoming King in N.C.
February 10 2014 1:57 PM ET

N.C. Teen Makes History As Homecoming King

Parker Marie Molloy

Blake Brockington was named homecoming king at his North Carolina high school, marking the first time an out trans student had received the honor anywhere in the state.

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Trans Birth Certificate Bill with Bipartisan Support
February 10 2014 9:58 AM ET

N.J. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bipartisan Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

Two New Jersey legislators have introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at making it easier for trans individuals to update their birth certificates, less than a month after Governor Chris Christie vetoed similar legislation.

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