Pa. School Board: Trans Student Can't Run for Homecoming King
September 24 2013 8:05 PM ET

School Board: Trans Student Can't Run for Homecoming King

Trudy Ring

A school board in Johnstown, Pa., declined to override school administrators' decision not to let Kasey Caron be listed as a king candidate.

WATCH: Trans Professor Asked to Leave Calif. Christian College
September 23 2013 5:23 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Professor Asked to Leave Calif. Christian College

Sunnivie Brydum

Heath Adam Ackley has been a professor at Azusa Pacific University for 15 years — but he might be out of a job now that he's revealed he is transgender.

Trans Lawyer Launches Russian Presidential Bid
September 23 2013 2:10 PM ET

Trans Lawyer Launches Russian Presidential Bid

Sunnivie Brydum

Masha Bast, the Russian human rights lawyer who recently came out as a bisexual trans woman, plans to run for President of Russia in 2018.

WATCH: Trans Homecoming Queen Distraught Over Bigoted Backlash
September 23 2013 11:51 AM ET

Trans Homecoming Queen Distraught Over Bigoted Backlash

Sunnivie Brydum

Cassidy Campbell, a transgender teenager who won the title of Homecoming Queen at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif., said she's tired of 'mean,' 'ignorant' people criticizing her victory.

NOM Goes After Transgender Students Rights Law
September 21 2013 12:07 PM ET

NOM Goes After Transgender Students Rights Law

Michelle Garcia

An effort to repeal a new transgender rights law for students in California is underway.

Transgender H.S. Student Crowned Homecoming Queen
September 21 2013 11:45 AM ET

Transgender H.S. Student Crowned Homecoming Queen

Michelle Garcia

Cassidy Lynn Campbell will preside over Homecoming events all weekend long.

Pa. School Silent on Trans Teen's Bid for Homecoming King
September 20 2013 6:56 PM ET

Pa. School Silent on Trans Teen's Bid for Homecoming King

Sunnivie Brydum

School administrators told Kasey Caron and his family that they plan to take no action regarding his request to be listed on the male ballot for homecoming king.

Breaking Binaries With B. Scott
September 19 2013 5:00 AM ET

Breaking Binaries With B. Scott

Sunnivie Brydum

The TV, radio, and Web personality opens up about the BET Awards he was pulled from for dressing too femme, and explains how he came to terms with his recently claimed transgender identity.

ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Trans Nursing Student Denied Bathroom Rights
September 17 2013 2:03 PM ET

ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Trans Nursing Student Denied Bathroom Rights

Daniel Reynolds

A complaint filed by the ACLU states that a Florida technical school violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it denied a transgender student access to gender-specific bathrooms.

First Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Trans Rapper
September 16 2013 6:01 PM ET

First Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Trans Rapper

Sunnivie Brydum

Ashanti McAlister, 19, was found guilty of intentional homicide in the killing of 22-year-old Evon Young, a transgender rapper in Milwaukee.

WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Trans In Protest of Anti-LGBT Laws
September 16 2013 5:18 PM ET

WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Transgender

Sunnivie Brydum

Masha Bast, a human rights lawyer in Russia, revealed that she is transgender and spoke out against her country's violent crackdown on LGBT people.

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit
September 16 2013 2:54 PM ET

Trans Woman Wins Landmark Settlement in S.D. Discrimination Suit

Sunnivie Brydum

Cori McCreery will be awarded $50,000 and her former employer must formally apologize after she was terminated from a job when she announced her plans to transition in 2010.

Trans Women Beaten to Death in Los Angeles, Baton Rouge
September 16 2013 1:46 PM ET

Trans Women Beaten to Death in Los Angeles, Baton Rouge

Sunnivie Brydum

A 28-year-old man is in custody for the suspected murder of Melony Smith, 26, near Los Angeles last week.

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