Reigning Miss Universe Says Trans Women Should Have Beauty Pageants of Their Own
November 14 2013 6:02 PM ET

Miss Universe: Trans Women Should Have Their Own Pageant

Jase Peeples

The recently crowned winner of the Miss Universe Pageant says trans woman should not be allowed to compete for the title because the contest is 'made for women.'

Student Omitted From Yearbook — Possibly for Tuxedo
November 13 2013 5:15 PM ET

Student Omitted From Yearbook — Possibly for Tuxedo

Michelle Garcia

A transgender high school student in Texas was told his yearbook photo was rejected because he wore a tuxedo.

WATCH: Queer Protesters Allege Discrimination at Denver Bear Bar
November 13 2013 4:50 PM ET

WATCH: Queer Protesters Allege Discrimination at Denver Bear Bar

Sunnivie Brydum

Amid allegations that the Denver Wrangler's entrance policy requiring a 'gender-matching ID' is transphobic and misogynistic, queer activists took to the street Sunday to make their complaints heard.

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Compares Inclusive Locker Rooms to Kids at Hooters
November 13 2013 2:02 PM ET

WATCH: O'Reilly Says Inclusive Locker Rooms = Hooters

Sunnivie Brydum

The Fox News anchor declared that the only difference between transgender students using the locker room that corresponds with their identity and minors at a Hooters is that the restaurant 'has chicken wings.'

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law
November 11 2013 3:09 PM ET

Transphobic Activists Claim They've Got Signatures to Repeal Calif. Student Law

Sunnivie Brydum

Conservative activists within the Privacy for All Students campaign claim they gathered more than half a million valid signatures from Californians who want the chance to repeal the state's new law regarding transgender students.

November 11 2013 3:04 PM ET

Out100: Trans Teen Activists Zachary Kerr, Jazz, & Calliope Wong

“My biggest dream was to become a boy, so... did that,” Kerr says. “My dream for the world — because I don’t think small — is for everyone to love and accept each other.”

WATCH: Trans Mormon to Ask for LDS Acceptance
November 10 2013 2:09 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Mormon to Ask for LDS Acceptance

Sunnivie Brydum

Leahnora Issak plans to petition the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to amend her records and recognize her as the woman she is.

GLAAD Appoints First Transgender Cochair
November 08 2013 3:51 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 2:24 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 6:00 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.

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