Trans Activists Say Anderson Cooper Destroyed His Reputation With Interview
September 14 2012 2:12 PM ET

Did Anderson Cooper Ruin His Reputation With Interview?

Lucas Grindley

Trans equality activists are disappointed with Anderson Cooper for featuring what they call a sensational story on his daytime talk show.

Ruling on Trans Inmates Surgery Gets Bipartisan Rebuke
September 12 2012 6:51 PM ET

Ruling on Trans Inmate's Surgery Gets Bipartisan Rebuke

Sunnivie Brydum

A federal judge ruled that the state must provide a transgender inmate with gender-reassignment surgery, a decision both Massachusetts Senate candidates oppose.

First Transgender Legally Recognized in Vietnam
September 09 2012 10:45 AM ET

First Transgender Woman Legally Recognized in Vietnam Editors

Pham Le Quynh Tram has become the first transgender woman to be legally recognized by Vietnamese authorities as a woman,

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC Especially Historic
September 07 2012 2:30 PM ET

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC 'Especially Historic'

David Aaron Moore of QNotes

The 2012 Democratic National Convention boasted the largest number of transgender delegates ever.

Ireland Nears Recognition of Trans Identities
September 07 2012 1:50 PM ET

Ireland to Recognize Trans Identities

Sunnivie Brydum

Legislation permitting transgender people to amend their birth certificate is pending introduction in Ireland, the only European country without legal recognition for trans identities.

Trans Athlete Joins High School Football Team
September 06 2012 5:53 PM ET

Trans Athlete Joins High School Football Team

Sunnivie Brydum

A transgender man is playing varsity running back for his high school football team in Grosse Pointe, Mich.

Matrix Director Was Terrified to Come Out as Trans to Family
September 06 2012 11:59 AM ET

Matrix Director Was Terrified to Come Out as Trans to Family

Sunnivie Brydum

Lana Wachowski, who with her brother Andy Wachowski directed the Matrix trilogy, opens up about being a transgender woman.

More Company Health Plans Cover Trans Employees
September 05 2012 2:50 PM ET

More Employers Offer Trans Health Plans

Sunnivie Brydum

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more companies offer transgender employees health coverage.