WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché' for 'Dallas Buyers Club'
December 04 2013 1:42 PM ET

WATCH: Jared Leto on Avoiding Trans Character 'Cliché'

Jase Peeples

Jared Leto talked with Jon Stewart on Tuesday about his dedication to presenting a trans charter on screen who wasn’t a cliché.

Transgender Teen Reported Missing in Honolulu
December 02 2013 6:35 PM ET

Transgender Teen Reported Missing in Honolulu

Trudy Ring

Police are searching for 15-year-old Christian Kukahiko, who may be in a state of emotional distress.

WATCH: Agender Teen, Hate-Crime Victim, Happy to Be Home
December 02 2013 1:02 PM ET

WATCH: Agender Teen Set on Fire Happy to Be Home

Sunnivie Brydum

Sasha Fleischman, who identifies as agender — a nonbinary gender that's neither male nor female — suffered third-degree burns when another teenager lit Fleischman's skirt on fire on a public bus in Oakland.

WATCH: Navy Chaplain Claims 'Demon of Rape' Inside Call for Trans Student Rights
November 27 2013 6:33 PM ET

WATCH: Navy Chaplain Claims 'Demon of Rape' Inside Call for Trans Student Rights

Sunnivie Brydum

Former chaplain Gordon 'Dr. Chaps' Klingenschmitt also contends that parents who validate their trans children's identities are abusing those children in favor of pushing a 'political agenda.'

Right-Wing Activists 'Unlikely' to Qualify Calif. Trans Student Law for Repeal
November 25 2013 4:04 PM ET

Right-Wing Activists 'Unlikely' to Qualify Calif. Trans Student Law for Repeal

Sunnivie Brydum

Initial projections indicate that right-wing activists did not secure enough signatories to place California's School Success and Opportunity Act on the chopping block in next year's election.

Colo. School Board Member: No Trans Bathroom Access 'Until the Plumbing's Changed'
November 22 2013 5:54 PM ET

Colo. School Board Member: No Trans Bathroom Access 'Until the Plumbing's Changed'

Nicholas Cimarusti

Katherine Svenson, a member of the Delta County School Board in Colorado, publicly stated her lack of support for transgender student rights, which sparked controversy within the Colorado community.

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids
November 22 2013 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids

Sunnivie Brydum

Transgender activists hosted a demonstration outside the Southern California office of the Pacific Justice Institute to protest the Christian organization's ongoing harassment of a transgender teen in Colorado.

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.

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