'Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter' To Hold Vigil in D.C.

Activists Rally to Show 'Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter'

Organizers ask: If #BlackLivesMatter, why aren't Black trans women's murders causing national outcry?

Laverne Cox to Premiere New Documentary, 'The T Word'
September 18 2014 6:14 PM ET

Get the Scoop on Laverne Cox's New Project: The T Word

Laverne Cox's new documentary will explore the stories of 'fearless' transgender youth.

WATCH: Trans Advocate Brynn Tannehill's Powerful Advice on Anger, Allies

WATCH: Powerful Advice on Trans Pride, Anger, and Allies

In her moving keynote speech at TransPride, 'I Am Real,' trans veteran Brynn Tannehill talks boldly about anger versus dignity and tolerance versus acceptance.

Colo. Students Come Out In Support of Trans Homecoming Princess

Colo. Students Support Their Trans Homecoming Princess

'She's perfect the way she is,' says one among many supportive students in trans homecoming princess Scarlett Lenh's conservative Colorado hometown.

Conn. Trans Teen Jane Doe Found After Escaping Therapy Program

Conn. Trans Teen Found After Escaping Therapy Program

Advocates say it's no surprise that the formerly imprisoned and abused trans teen, who suffers post-traumatic symptoms, attempted to escape treatment.

PHOTOS: Meet the First Trans Man to Win a Gay Games Gold in Powerlifting
November 19 2014 4:17 PM ET

Meet Gay Games' First Trans Gold Medalist in Powerlifting

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

This week, Scarlett Lenh of Colorado and Mel Gonzalez of Texas were overjoyed to learn that their classmates had voted them, respectively, homecoming queen and king.

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Months after referring to trans people as 'nut jobs' on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

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