India Gets First Transgender TV News Anchor
September 21 2014 1:33 PM ET

India Gets First Transgender TV News Anchor

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Just months after India's Supreme Court decided to recognize transgender individuals as a third gender, Padmini Prakash is making history.

Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt
September 20 2014 10:02 AM ET

Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt

Mitch Kellaway

When a trans student was fined by her Rio de Janeiro high school for wearing a skirt, her classmates hatched a plan.

Turkey's First Trans Reporter Fired After Alleged Dispute Over Lipstick
September 20 2014 7:05 AM ET

Turkey's First Trans Reporter Fired After Alleged Dispute Over Lipstick

Mitch Kellaway

Supporters of Michelle Demishevich have begun wearing red lipstick in protest of her termination from Turkey's IMC TV.

'Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter' To Hold Vigil in D.C.
September 20 2014 6:00 AM ET

Activists Rally to Show 'Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter'

Mitch Kellaway

Organizers ask: If #BlackLivesMatter, why aren't Black trans women's murders causing national outcry?

Laverne Cox to Premiere New Documentary, 'The T Word'
September 18 2014 4:00 AM ET September 18 2014 5:14 PM ET

Get the Scoop on Laverne Cox's New Project: The T Word

Mitch Kellaway

Laverne Cox's new documentary will explore the stories of 'fearless' transgender youth.

WATCH: Trans Advocate Brynn Tannehill's Powerful Advice on Anger, Allies
September 17 2014 3:28 PM ET

WATCH: Powerful Advice on Trans Pride, Anger, and Allies

Mitch Kellaway

In her moving keynote speech at TransPride, 'I Am Real,' trans veteran Brynn Tannehill talks boldly about anger versus dignity and tolerance versus acceptance.

Colo. Students Come Out In Support of Trans Homecoming Princess
September 17 2014 1:35 PM ET

Colo. Students Support Their Trans Homecoming Princess

Mitch Kellaway

'She's perfect the way she is,' says one among many supportive students in trans homecoming princess Scarlett Lenh's conservative Colorado hometown.

Conn. Trans Teen Jane Doe Found After Escaping Therapy Program
September 17 2014 12:07 PM ET

Conn. Trans Teen Found After Escaping Therapy Program

Mitch Kellaway

Advocates say it's no surprise that the formerly imprisoned and abused trans teen, who suffers post-traumatic symptoms, attempted to escape treatment.

PHOTOS: Meet the First Trans Man to Win a Gay Games Gold in Powerlifting
September 17 2014 4:09 AM ET November 19 2014 3:17 PM ET

Meet Gay Games' First Trans Gold Medalist in Powerlifting

Mitch Kellaway

Breaking down barriers for transgender athletes? Toronto muscleman Kinnon MacKinnon prefers lifting them.

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty
September 16 2014 1:07 PM ET

Two Transgender Teens Crowned Homecoming Royalty

Mitch Kellaway

This week, Scarlett Lenh of Colorado and Mel Gonzalez of Texas were overjoyed to learn that their classmates had voted them, respectively, homecoming queen and king.

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air
September 14 2014 5:20 PM ET

WATCH: N.Y. Radio Hosts Fired for Transphobic Rant Are Back on the Air

Mitch Kellaway

Months after referring to trans people as 'nut jobs' on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.

STUDY: Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth
September 14 2014 11:51 AM ET

Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Mitch Kellaway

New research finds that trans youth who delay puberty's effects before planning their transition are happy and well-functioning.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls
September 13 2014 2:00 PM ET

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Mitch Kellaway

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

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