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The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates, Kirk Cox, wants to do away with gendered titles after Roem's historic win. 

November 23 2017 10:58 AM

Trans filmmaker Silas Howard went from Transparent to directing Jim Parsons, Claire Danes, and Octavia Spencer.

November 22 2017 6:44 AM

Alexandra Billings from Transparent answers your questions about being a trans thespian.

November 22 2017 6:34 AM

As a part of her Point Foundation Community Service Project, University of Souther California student and 2017 Point Scholar Kerri Cecil organized a memorial honoring the 2,609 trans people murdered since 2008.

November 22 2017 6:14 AM

Want to know more about everything that goes into a trans woman's medical transition? Jessie Gender is here to explain.

November 21 2017 6:32 PM

"A capricious, arbitrary, and unqualified tweet of new policy does not trump the methodical and systematic review by military stakeholders," Judge Marvin J. Garbis wrote.

November 21 2017 4:11 PM Updated