With Assembly Approval, N.Y. Closer to Passing Trans Rights Bill
June 12 2014 3:00 PM ET

N.Y. Trans Rights — Lucky Number 7?

Parker Marie Molloy

Trans advocates hope the seventh time is the charm as GENDA wades into the battlefield that is the New York State Senate, where it's repeatedly stalled.

Southern Baptists Vote: Are Trans People Part of God's Design?
June 12 2014 9:50 AM ET

Southern Baptists Vote on Trans Existence

Parker Marie Molloy

The Southern Baptist Convention has adopted a resolution urging lawmakers to oppose legal protections for trans individuals and reinforcing biblical concepts of womanly subservience.

WATCH: With Laverne Cox, Katie Couric Shows the Power of Education
June 11 2014 6:48 PM ET

WATCH: Laverne Cox on Katie, Take 2

Parker Marie Molloy

After conducting one of the year's more cringe-worthy interviews of transgender women, Katie Couric takes a more educated approach during her most recent Laverne Cox interview.

WATCH: With Dad's Support, Trans Teen Produces Music Video
June 11 2014 4:00 PM ET June 11 2014 5:07 PM ET

WATCH: With Dad's Support, Trans Teen Shares 'Who I Am'

Mitch Kellaway

Ty Nic is here to tell the world "Who I Am," with the support of his father.

President Obama Endorses Trans Student Protections
June 11 2014 3:39 PM ET

Trans Students Get Good News from President Obama

Parker Marie Molloy

'The fact that we are applying [Title IX] to transgender students means that they are going to be in a position to assert their rights,' said President Obama in a recent interview.

WATCH: CBS Profiles Trans Youth, as Poll Shows Objections to Trans Accommodations
June 11 2014 6:00 AM ET

WATCH: CBS Profiles Trans Youth, as Poll Shows Objections to Trans Accommodations

Parker Marie Molloy

A new CBS poll finds that a large number of cisgender Americans are uncomfortable with trans people using restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

WATCH: Laverne Cox Explains It All to Wendy Williams
June 10 2014 3:27 PM ET

WATCH: Laverne Cox Explains It All to Wendy Williams

Rebecca Juro

The OITNB star shows grace under fire on The Wendy Williams Show.

June 10 2014 3:22 PM ET

Orphan Black Introduces Trans Character

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Arrest Made In Murder of Cleveland Transgender Woman
June 10 2014 9:44 AM ET

Arrest Made In Murder of Cleveland Trans Woman

Parker Marie Molloy

Cleveland police have arrested a man they believe to be connected with the December murder of Brittany-Nicole Kidd-Stergis.

American Medical Association Calls for Updated Gender Change Requirements
June 10 2014 9:31 AM ET

AMA Eases Gender Change Requirements

Parker Marie Molloy

The American Medical Association follows in the steps of the World Health Organization, making it easier for transgender people to obtain accurate identification.

PHOTOS: Meet the Agender Young Adults Challenging the Gender Binary
June 10 2014 8:00 AM ET

These Agender Young People Are Here to Challenge Your Binary

Mitch Kellaway

A new photo exhibit commissioned in response to an alleged hate crime against an agender teenager looks to challenge contemporary conceptions of male, female, and the space in between.

WATCH: Parents Exude Pride in Trans Sons
June 10 2014 6:45 AM ET

WATCH: Parents Exude Pride in Trans Sons

Mitch Kellaway

Two transgender men and their families reflect on how transitioning can happen to more than one's gender.

Transphobic Houston Pastor Embroiled in Harassment Accusations
June 06 2014 5:52 PM ET

Transphobic Houston Pastor Embroiled in Harassment Accusations

Parker Marie Molloy

A Houston pastor who warned about transgender people as sexual predators has been accused of being a sexual predator himself.

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