Calif. Gov. Signs Trans Birth Certificate Bill Amid Republican Opposition
October 09 2013 5:08 PM ET

Calif. Gov. Signs Trans Birth Certificate Bill Amid Republican Opposition

Daniel Reynolds

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will help facilitate legal name changes for transgender Californians, as the state's Republican leaders are calling for repeal of another law, which protects trans teens.

Trans Professor Leaves Christian College After 15 Years
October 07 2013 2:58 PM ET

Trans Professor Leaves Christian College After 15 Years

Sunnivie Brydum

Azusa Pacific University issued a statement Friday saying 'it would be best for Dr. Ackley to pursue professional endeavors elsewhere.'

Student Expelled from Calif. Baptist University for Being Trans
October 07 2013 2:02 PM ET

Student Expelled from Baptist University for Being Trans 

Sunnivie Brydum

The California university claims that Domaine Javier, a 24-year-old transgender woman, committed fraud when she listed her gender as female on the school's application.

Book Excerpt: Gender Is More Than Performance
October 07 2013 5:00 AM ET

Why Gender Is More Than Performance

Julia Serano

Trans-bi author and activist Julia Serano decimates the often employed claim that 'all gender is performance' in this exclusive excerpt from her new book, Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive, now available through Seal Press

Immigration, Trans Advocates Call for Trans-Inclusive Reform
October 04 2013 4:18 PM ET

Immigration, Trans Advocates Call for Trans-Inclusive Reform

Sunnivie Brydum

A new study from the National Center for Transgender Equality highlights the imperative for immigration reform to consider the struggles faced by undocumented transgender people.

Students Rally Behind Ousted Trans Professor at Calif. Christian College
October 03 2013 6:48 PM ET

Students Rally Behind Ousted Trans Professor at Calif. Christian College

Sunnivie Brydum

Members of Azusa Pacific University's gay-straight alliance, Haven, wore shirts and carried banners declaring 'We Stand With Adam' before and after the daily chapel service on campus.

Microsoft Apologizes to Trans Gamer 'Humilated' by Comedian Onstage
September 30 2013 5:22 PM ET

Microsoft Apologizes to Trans Gamer Humiliated by Comedian Onstage

Sunnivie Brydum

A transgender video game journalist says she was 'completely dehumanized' when a comedian made transphobic jokes about her gender onstage during an Xbox One event at Eurogamer Expo 2013.

Trans Homecoming Queen Poses for NOH8 Campaign
September 29 2013 1:14 PM ET

Trans Homecoming Queen Poses for NOH8

Sunnivie Brydum

Cassidy Campbell, the transgender teenager crowned homecoming queen at her southern California high school this month, struck a pose against bullying for the NOH8 campaign.

Trans Six-Year-Old Is Argentina's Youngest to Amend Gender on Birth Certificate
September 28 2013 1:40 PM ET

Trans Six-Year-Old Is Argentina's Youngest to Amend Gender on Birth Certificate

Sunnivie Brydum

A six-year-old girl who was assigned male at birth won her legal battle to change her national ID card and birth certificate to reflect her accurate gender.

New Jersey Paper Refuses to Correct Coverage of Trans Woman's Murder
September 28 2013 1:11 PM ET September 30 2013 5:31 PM ET

N.J. Paper Won't Correct Story of Trans Woman's Murder

Sunnivie Brydum

GLAAD said it contacted the New Jersey Star-Ledger's reporter about her incorrect pronoun usage, but the writer refused to correct the story.

Trans Woman Killed in Hollywood Hit-and-Run
September 28 2013 12:28 PM ET

Trans Woman Killed in Hollywood Hit-and-Run

Sunnivie Brydum

Police say Unique McKenzie slipped off a sidewalk in Hollywood early Saturday morning, when she was struck and killed by a passing car.

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