WATCH: Male Driver's License Isn't Enough to Let Trans Teen Run for Homecoming King
September 10 2013 2:11 PM ET

Pa. School Won't Let Trans Teen Run for Homecoming King

Sunnivie Brydum

Members of the Richland School District board did not grant Kasey Caron's request to be listed on the male ballot for homecoming king at his high school, despite Caron's proof of legal gender change.

Immigration to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement
September 09 2013 3:29 PM ET

Immigration to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

Sunnivie Brydum

The new directive from Immigration and Customs Enforcement prescribes that solitary confinement be used only as a last resort and requires special reporting when LGBT prisoners are placed in such segregation.

Trans Teen Takes on Pa. School to Run for Homecoming King
September 09 2013 2:33 PM ET

Trans Teen Takes on Pa. School to Run for Homecoming King

Sunnivie Brydum

Richland High School senior Kasey Caron has turned to the media to pressure his high school to let him run for homecoming king.

California Legislature Passes Trans Birth Certificate Bill
September 07 2013 1:11 PM ET

California Legislature Passes Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Daniel Reynolds

Assembly Bill 1121, which would provide transgender Californians with a more streamlined process of changing their names and gender markers on birth certificates, passed by a vote of 56-18.

New Report Reveals 'Broken Bargain' for Trans Workers
September 06 2013 1:30 PM ET

New Report Reveals 'Broken Bargain' for Trans Workers

Daniel Reynolds

A new study, titled “A Broken Bargain for Transgender Workers,” reveals widespread discrimination of transgender workers in the U.S. workforce.

Bar Owner Ordered To Pay For Asking Trans Patrons to Leave
August 31 2013 1:05 PM ET

Bar Owner Ordered To Pay For Asking Trans Patrons to Leave

Michelle Garcia

The owner of a Portland, Ore., bar will have to pay $400,000 to 11 patrons for discriminating against them.

AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as Chelsea
August 27 2013 4:17 PM ET

AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as 'Chelsea'

Jase Peeples

Both The New York Times and the Associated Press have announced, beginning today, they will correctly refer to Manning by her female gender and requested name.

CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison
August 27 2013 3:04 PM ET

CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison

Jase Peeples

Commenters cracked jokes and made misogynistic comments about Chelsea Manning during a recent edition of CNN Newsroom.

ACLU Backs Trans Nursing Student Told to Use Bathroom In Storage Closet
August 26 2013 3:53 PM ET

ACLU Backs Trans Nursing Student Told to Use Bathroom In Storage Closet

Sunnivie Brydum

A technical school in Clearwater, Fla., violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it ordered a nursing student to use a separate bathroom because she is transgender, says the ACLU.

Billionaire Philanthropist Comes Out as Transgender
August 23 2013 4:17 PM ET

Billionaire Philanthropist Comes Out as Transgender

Trudy Ring

Col. James Pritzker, who has endowed a study on transgender people in the military, announced she identifies as a woman and will now be known as Jennifer Natalya Pritzker.

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