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."
We asked the Transgender Law Center whether new health care regulations help, hurt. or ignore trans people and their families.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The antigay National Organization for Marriage focuses on the genitalia of transgender students in California in its latest fundraising pitch.
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.
Dasha Stern was 22 years old when she took her own life after being fired under Russia's nationwide ban on so-called homosexual propaganda.
When the antigay Pacific Justice Institute claimed a transgender teenager was harassing cisgender students in the school bathroom, LGBT activists went to work uncovering the truth — which has now been confirmed by the teen's lesbian mother.