D.C. Police Appoint First Trans Woman to Lead LGBT Liaison Unit

This Trans Woman Now Leads D.C.'s Police LGBT Liason Unit

Trans advocates are cheering the appointment of Sgt. Jessica Hawkins, but say that she will still face an uphill battle to build trust with D.C.'s trans communities and law enforcement.

WATCH: America's Only Gay and Trans Gang Fights for Respect in D.C.

WATCH: America's Only Gay, Trans Gang Fights for Respect

The Check It is the only known gay and trans gang in the U.S., or maybe even in the world, according to a new documentary that profiles the members.

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

D.C. Trans Teen's Attacker Now Faces 15 Years in Prison

After pleading guilty to stabbing a trans teen aboard a train, hate crime enhancements have now extended the maximum time Reginald Anthony Klaiber may serve in prison.

WATCH: Trans Leader's Speech Perfectly Explains Why We Must 'Fix Society,' Not Trans People

WATCH: We Need to 'Fix Society,' Not Trans People

Trans Women of Color Collective leader Lourdes Ashley Hunter delivered a must-hear speech dedicated to Leelah Alcorn and all trans youth who face social oppression and violence.

'Ex-Gay' Therapy Will Soon Be Illegal in Washington, D.C.

'Ex-Gay' Therapy Will Soon Be Illegal in Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C., City Council approved a measure prohibiting licensed therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of minor clients.

House Republican Suggests Last-Ditch Effort to Vote on ENDA

House Republican Has Last-Ditch Idea for Voting on ENDA

As some in Congress attempt one last effort to vote on ENDA before the end of the term, a conservative lobbying group says it's one of the biggest 'threats' of the session.

WATCH: Meet the Only Out Trans Staffer on Capitol Hill

WATCH: Meet the Only Out Trans Staffer on Capitol Hill

Ben Panico brings his affinity with trans citizens to bear in his work aiding Congress's LGBT Caucus.

Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform
August 01 2014 7:38 PM ET

LGBT Members of Congress Call for Specific Immigration Reform

After activists staged a seven-hour sit-in at the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the lawmakers issued a statement in support of LGBT-specific immigration reform.

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing 15-Year-Old Trans Girl

WATCH: Man Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Trans Teen

After a 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed in the back on D.C. public transit, police have a suspect in custody, and plan to file hate crime charges.

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Why Some Activists Are Still Pushing for ENDA

Efforts to keep up the fight for ENDA have been planned to last all year. Some say it would be detrimental to suddenly halt it over religious exemptions.

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