Houston Offers Benefits to Employees' Same-Sex Spouses
November 21 2013 8:05 PM ET

Houston Offers Benefits to Employees' Same-Sex Spouses

Trudy Ring

Mayor Annise Parker says this is the constitutional and right thing to do; meanwhile, Houston's county takes steps to protect LGBT prisoners.

Students Suspended for Attack Involving Trans Teen
November 21 2013 5:44 PM ET

Students Suspended for Attack Involving Trans Teen

Sunnivie Brydum

All four 16-year-old girls who engaged in a physical altercation last week involving a transgender student have been suspended from their Bay Area high school.

Equality House Gets Makeover for Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20 2013 1:22 PM ET

Equality House Gets Makeover for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Jase Peeples

The home, located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church, has adopted the colors of the transgender flag in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Those We've Lost in 2013
November 20 2013 6:10 AM ET

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Those We've Lost in 2013

Advocate.com Editors

A look back at a few of the transgender men and women who have been slain this year.

European Parliament Member Comes Out as Transgender, Rape Survivor
November 19 2013 6:53 PM ET

European Parliament Member Comes Out as Transgender, Rape Survivor

Trudy Ring

There has been a largely supportive reaction to Nikki Sinclaire's revelations, despite a sensationalistic headline in one U.K. tabloid.

Why Transgender Inclusion Is Good for Business
November 19 2013 5:00 AM ET

Why Transgender Inclusion Is Good for Business

Vanessa Sheridan

Although Congress has yet to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a majority of big American companies are on the leading edge of transgender inclusion in the workplace.

Transgender Woman Found Murdered in Detroit
November 18 2013 6:20 PM ET

Transgender Woman Found Murdered in Detroit

Trudy Ring

The victim's body was found in a trash can behind a bar; her identity remains unknown.

School Agrees to Publish Tuxedo-Clad Student's Photo
November 16 2013 1:02 PM ET

School Agrees to Publish Tuxedo-Clad Student's Photo

Trudy Ring

After action by LGBT rights groups, transgender student Jeydon Loredo will have his senior portrait, with him wearing a tuxedo, in his school yearbook.

Transphobic Calif. Coalition Reveals True Motive: Intolerance of 'Damaging Lifestyles'
November 15 2013 5:03 PM ET

Transphobic Coalition Reveals Intolerance of 'Damaging Lifestyles'

Sunnivie Brydum

Privacy for All Students, the right-wing coalition trying to repeal California's transgender student law, revealed its sinister motives in an online conversation with LGBT activist and blogger Jeremy Hooper.

GLAAD Urges N.Y. Gov. to Help Trans New Yorkers Get Needed Health Care
November 15 2013 1:08 PM ET

GLAAD Urges N.Y. Gov. to Help Trans New Yorkers Get Needed Health Care

Jase Peeples

GLAAD and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project are urging people to call for the repeal of New York State Medicaid’s new regulation excluding transgender New Yorkers from its program.

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.'

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