HRC, Lambda Legal Publish Best Practices Guide for Treating Trans Patients
November 06 2013 6:19 PM ET

HRC, Lambda Legal Publish 'Best Practices' Guide for Treating Trans Patients

Jase Peeples

A groundbreaking publication that provides hospitals guidance on the best practices for transgender patients is now available.

Meet Mia, the Trans Woman Who'll Make You Want to Watch Houston Beauty
November 02 2013 11:04 AM ET November 04 2013 12:31 AM ET

Meet Mia, the Trans Woman Who'll Make You Want to Watch Houston Beauty

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Out on the streets at 13 because she was trans, Mia is now fighting to become a hair stylist and to show America that "I am human and no different from anyone else who has been brought into this world." 

How Obamacare Will Affect Trans Folks and Families
November 01 2013 4:00 AM ET

How Obamacare Will Affect Trans Folks and Families

Alex J Davidson

We asked the Transgender Law Center whether new health care regulations help, hurt. or ignore trans people and their families.

Trans Teen Won't Be Homecoming King, But Can Start a GSA
October 30 2013 6:09 PM ET

Trans Teen Won't Be Homecoming King, But Can Start a GSA

Sunnivie Brydum

Kasey Caron wasn't allowed to run for homecoming king, but he will be allowed to start a gay-straight alliance at his Pennsylvania high school, the first GSA in the region. He'll also be allowed to wear the blue cap and gown designated for male students at graduation.

WATCH: Trans Woman Alleges Harassment At LA Fitness
October 30 2013 1:19 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Woman Alleges Harassment At LA Fitness

Sunnivie Brydum

Yanel Valenzuela says management at an LA Fitness facility in Montclair, Calif., told her she's no longer allowed to use the women's locker room.

Calif. 'Christians' Spread Another Fake Story About Trans Bathroom Harassment
October 29 2013 1:23 PM ET

Uncover the Latest False Claim of Trans Bathroom Harassment

Sunnivie Brydum

Supporters of a campaign to repeal California's new law supporting transgender students are once again publishing false claims that allege trans teenagers are harassing their female classmates in restrooms.

Trans Advocates Want to Meet With Jelly Belly Chairman
October 28 2013 5:46 PM ET

Trans Advocates Want To Meet With Jelly Belly Chairman

Michelle Garcia

Leaders from four major LGBT organizations want to meet with the chairman of Jelly Belly Candy to persuade him to drop his support for an anti–trans student policy in California.

WATCH: Lou Reed: Perhaps Bisexual, Definitely a Voice for All
October 28 2013 1:49 PM ET

WATCH: Lou Reed: Perhaps Bisexual, Definitely a Voice for All

Trudy Ring

Reed, rumored to have had relationships with men as well as women, was one of the first rock stars to feature gay and transgender people in his songs.

Right-Wingers Won't Stop Harassing Colo. Trans Teen for 'Unhealthy Behavior'
October 25 2013 2:10 PM ET

Right-Wingers Won't Stop Harassing Colo. Trans Teen for 'Unhealthy Behavior'

Sunnivie Brydum

A 16-year-old transgender student in Colorado is in anguish after the right-wing Pacific Justice Institute made up a report that she was 'harassing' students in the girl's bathroom.

NOM's New Attack on Trans Students: Nudity Trumps Sincerity
October 25 2013 12:44 PM ET

NOM's New Attack on Trans Students: Nudity Trumps Sincerity

Sunnivie Brydum

The antigay National Organization for Marriage focuses on the genitalia of transgender students in California in its latest fundraising pitch.

Does the Stonewall Commemorative Plaque Erase Trans People's Role in Riots?
October 24 2013 5:42 PM ET

Will the Stonewall Plaque Erase Trans People's Role in Riots?

Sunnivie Brydum

Trans activists say the use of the term 'gay' as an umbrella term erases the historic importance of trans and gender-nonconforming people in the riots that launched the modern LGBT equality movement.

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