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With visibility comes violence: Increased awareness of transgender people leads to more hate crimes

Exclusive data shows in L.A. County and beyond, transgender people face increased risk of violent crimes as a result of their identity.

3 books to read before the November elections

These political reads examine the current state of facism, religion, transphobia, and more in the U.S.

Why the trans community and allies must mobilize this election year

On Trans Day of Visibility, we celebrate the strides made and confront the challenges ahead, emphasizing the critical importance of the upcoming election for the trans community's rights and dignity.

Black trans femme artists leading the charge for inclusion and hope

In the face of escalating anti-trans legislation and social hostility, the transformative work of Black trans femme artists offers a beacon of hope and a bold vision for a more inclusive and compassionate future.

Pedro Pascal encouraged intolerant Gina Carano to say 'trans rights' before she was fired

Pedro Pascal encouraged his colleague to show support for transgender people after she made several insensitive social media posts.

The anti-trans legislation risk map: A state by state breakdown

So far in 2024, there are already 400+ bills targeting transgender people. This map assesses the risk of the worst laws passing.

Nepal must not move backwards on trans rights

A trans woman leading Nepal's premier LGBTQ+ organization voices concern over the slow backslide in trans rights despite historic victories for gender identity recognition and legal protection.

Trans rights leader Kris Hayashi to lead advocacy department at National LGBTQ Task Force (exclusive)

Kris Hayashi has been a stalwart advocate in the LGBTQ+ movement for years.

North Carolina's 'don't say gay' law and anti-trans sports statute challenged by activists

The Campaign for Southern Equality filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, saying these statutes violate federal law.

Florida School Leaders Punished for Accommodating Transgender Student-Athlete

It's against Florida law to allow trans girls to play on the schools' girls sports teams.

David Tennant Gushes About Trans Support & Bigots Seethe Over ‘Doctor Who’s Joyful Story

The Doctor has spoken: We’re in the trans joy era; get into it.

Colorado Springs Honors Trans Victims of Club Q Shooting on Transgender Day of Remembrance

In a city park, friends and loved ones gathered to remember Daniel Aston and Kelly Loving, who were both gunned down at the Colorado Springs queer bar Club Q.

Watch Donald Trump’s ‘Sinister’ Mug Shot Get a Gay Glow-Up

Matt Bernstein lent the former president a hand on behalf of gay best friends everywhere.

All Charges Dropped Against Trans Man Beaten by Cop in Video

The former schoolteacher said he wants his old job back.

Japan’s Supreme Court Issues Landmark Trans Rights Ruling

The ruling had far-reaching implications in a country that is still hostile to LGBTQ+ rights, including marriage equality.

Sarah McBride Is Out to Be the First Trans Member of Congress

The Delaware state senator has announced a bid for U.S. House of Representatives.

On Trans Issues, The New York Times Is Dead Wrong

As with the false flags created around climate change, the extreme right is creating wedge issues about gender dysphoria that the media follows, inevitably creating a damaging environment for transgender people.

17 Photos of the Trans Experience by Mariette Pathy Allen

The lauded photographer will have a special Pride exhibition at Culture Lab LIC in New York until the end of July.

Supreme Court Ruling on Trans Immigrant Celebrated for Correct Pronoun Use

The court has apparently set a kind of precedent.