GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair
November 08 2013 4:51 PM ET

BREAKING: GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair

Daniel Reynolds

The prominent LGBT organization has chosen trans activist Jennifer Finley Boylan as well as entertainment lawyer Steve Warren as co-chairs of its National Board of Directors.

Students Don Skirts to Support Agender Peer Who Was Set Aflame
November 08 2013 3:24 PM ET

Students Don Skirts to Support Agender Peer Who Was Set Aflame

Sunnivie Brydum

After a teen who identifies as agender — not male or female, but a nonbinary gender — was lit on fire on an Oakland bus, friends are rallying to lend support and help the family fund the victim's recovery.

Will Trans Folk Become an ENDA Bargaining Chip?
November 08 2013 7:00 AM ET

Will Trans Folk Become an ENDA Bargaining Chip?

Sunnivie Brydum

Now that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act has passed the U.S. Senate, it's up to the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to get the long-languishing legislation to President Obama's desk intact.

WATCH: Video Paints Colo. Trans Girl as Harasser
November 07 2013 8:20 PM ET

WATCH: Video Paints Colo. Trans Girl as Harasser

Trudy Ring

It's the latest development in a right-wing group's effort to falsely claim other students are being bothered by the girl.

HRC, Lambda Legal Publish Best Practices Guide for Treating Trans Patients
November 06 2013 7:19 PM ET

HRC, Lambda Legal Publish 'Best Practices' Guide for Treating Trans Patients

Jase Peeples

A groundbreaking publication that provides hospitals guidance on the best practices for transgender patients is now available.

Meet Mia, the Trans Woman Who'll Make You Want to Watch Houston Beauty
November 02 2013 12:04 PM ET November 04 2013 1:31 AM ET

Meet Mia, the Trans Woman Who'll Make You Want to Watch Houston Beauty

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Out on the streets at 13 because she was trans, Mia is now fighting to become a hair stylist and to show America that "I am human and no different from anyone else who has been brought into this world." 

How Obamacare Will Affect Trans Folks and Families
November 01 2013 5:00 AM ET

How Obamacare Will Affect Trans Folks and Families

Alex J Davidson

We asked the Transgender Law Center whether new health care regulations help, hurt. or ignore trans people and their families.

Trans Teen Won't Be Homecoming King, But Can Start a GSA
October 30 2013 7:09 PM ET

Trans Teen Won't Be Homecoming King, But Can Start a GSA

Sunnivie Brydum

Kasey Caron wasn't allowed to run for homecoming king, but he will be allowed to start a gay-straight alliance at his Pennsylvania high school, the first GSA in the region. He'll also be allowed to wear the blue cap and gown designated for male students at graduation.

WATCH: Trans Woman Alleges Harassment At LA Fitness
October 30 2013 2:19 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Woman Alleges Harassment At LA Fitness

Sunnivie Brydum

Yanel Valenzuela says management at an LA Fitness facility in Montclair, Calif., told her she's no longer allowed to use the women's locker room.

Calif. 'Christians' Spread Another Fake Story About Trans Bathroom Harassment
October 29 2013 2:23 PM ET

Uncover the Latest False Claim of Trans Bathroom Harassment

Sunnivie Brydum

Supporters of a campaign to repeal California's new law supporting transgender students are once again publishing false claims that allege trans teenagers are harassing their female classmates in restrooms.

Trans Advocates Want to Meet With Jelly Belly Chairman
October 28 2013 6:46 PM ET

Trans Advocates Want To Meet With Jelly Belly Chairman

Michelle Garcia

Leaders from four major LGBT organizations want to meet with the chairman of Jelly Belly Candy to persuade him to drop his support for an anti–trans student policy in California.

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