Meet the First Out Trans Soldier in the U.S. Military

Meet the First Out Trans Soldier in the U.S. Military

Army Sgt. Shane Ortega, a transgender man currently serving in Oahu, knows that 'administratively, I shouldn't exist.'

REPORT: National TV Coverage of Transgender News 'Fails' in Key Ways

REPORT: Major TV Outlets Fail at Covering Trans News

A new report from Media Matters for America sheds light on national TV news coverage of trans stories — or lack thereof, when it comes to trans women of color.

What's It Like to Be Gay or Trans in Iran?

Tonight on HBO, VICE takes a look at what it’s like to be trans in Iran.

Ky Peterson Put in 'Protective Custody' in Georgia Prison, Partner Says

Ky Peterson Put in 'Protective Custody,' No Word From Prison

As the world learns the story of black trans man Ky Peterson, the 23-year-old has been further isolated by being placed in 'protective custody.'

Subjected to 'Constant' Bullying, California Trans Teen Dies by Suicide

Subjected to 'Constant' Bullying, California Trans Teen Dies

Taylor Alesana, 16, reportedly told a school counselor of the daily harassment she faced, but did not find relief. She took her own life earlier this month.

EEOC Issues Landmark Ruling: Army Discriminated Against Trans Employee

EEOC: Yes, Army Discriminated Against Trans Woman

Tamara Lusardi, a trans woman called 'it' by Army supervisors and banned from the women's room, has seen justice served.

White House: 'We Share Your Concern' About Conversion Therapy

Obama Responds to Calls for 'Leelah's Law'

The Obama administration came out today in support of efforts to ban the dangerous, discredited practice known as conversion therapy.

Texas Trans Man Settles Hard-Fought AT&T Discrimination Case

Texas Trans Man Settles Hard-Fought AT&T Discrimination Case

Matthew Hileman originally sued for discrimination after hearing a coworker say trans employees would get an 'ass-whooping' and being called an antigay slur.

The White House's Executive Office Now Has Gender-Neutral Bathroom

White House Offices Now Have Gender-Neutral Bathroom

A change at the Obama administration's executive offices has trans rights advocates cheering.

DOJ Tells State Prisons: Denying Trans Inmates Hormone Therapy Is Unconstitutional

DOJ: Denying Trans Inmates Hormones Is Unconstitutional 

The Department of Justice has intervened on Georgia trans woman Ashley Diamond's behalf, declaring state prison's continued denial of her hormone therapy a violation of her Eighth Amendment rights.

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