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Laverne Cox Narrates the Fight for Transgender Rights

TIME magazine, in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), has released an animated video depicting the history of…

Transgender Teen’s Transition Covered in A Three-Part Story

An Oregon local paper, the Oregonian, is covering the female-to-male transition of a transgender teen, Jay. “About A Boy,” the three-part…

China’s Transgender Community Fights for Equality in ‘Vice’ Docuseries

In another in depth series news site Vice China explores the transgender community in China in their new video doc series…

Transgender Sitcom ‘The Switch’ Comes to the US, Watch Hysterical Trailer Here

The first-ever transgender sitcom The Switch is coming to the US via Canada. The six episode series has predominantly transgender…

New ‘Olympic Channel’ Docu-Series About Transgender Athletes Debuts Online

The Olympic Channel has launched a docu-series called Identify. It is produced by VICE and showcases five transgender athletes . The…

‘Glee’ Star Comes Out as Transgender with New Name

In a tweet last week a former Glee star came out as transgender. This was his first post as Jake…

Dove’s New Transgender-Inclusive Ad Shows that Love Makes a Mom Not Gender

Dove’s new advertising campaign shows that #RealMoms may come in different forms, but at the end of the day, it’s…

European Court Rules Forced Transgender Sterilization Violates Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday that requiring sterilization of individuals seeking a change in their legal gender…

‘TIME’ Magazine Goes ‘Beyond He or She’ in New Transgender Cover Story

TIME magazine will also tackle transgender issues, following the lead of National Geographic, in its new cover story. The illustrious magazine gives…

Tinder Has Helped 250k in the Transgender Community Find Love, One Swipe at a Time

Tinder became of the first “dating” apps to include a “More Genders” feature, an update made in November 2016 to include transgender…

Arkansas Republicans Target Transgender People

A a proposed bill in Arkansas would prohibit changes to a person’s gender marker on their birth certificate, a move…

Trump Administration Puts Transgender Kids at Risk Thanks to Bigoted Rollback of Obama-Era Order

The Trump Administration’s upcoming roll back of the protective guidance for transgender students puts kids at risk. White House Press…

Jess Herbst Becomes First Texas Transgender Mayor

When election time came around in New Hope, Texas, the current mayor was reelected, but sadly had suffered a heart…

New York City Issues Gender Binary Birth Certificate

New York City issued a birth certificate with the gender listed as “intersex.” The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene…

Texan Businesses Warn Against Anti-LGBTQ Bathroom Bill

As Texas prepares for the upcoming legislative session, many businesses are warning against the economic consequences that could arise from…

Commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Today marks Transgender Day of Remembrance. The day was started in response to the murders, violence, and hate crimes that…

Judge Overturns Minnesota Coverage Ban For Gender Reassignment

A district judge in Minnesota has just overturned a ban on gender reassignment surgery under Medical Assistance (also known as Medicaid). The…

Indonesia Holds A Secret Miss Transgender Pageant

In Indonesia, a country that remains socially conservative and widely homophobic, the LGBT community has secretly organized a Miss Transgender national…

HBO Releases New Trailer For Film ‘The Trans List’

HBO has just released a new trailer for their upcoming film The Trans List, which offers in-depth portraits of 11 transgender…

GLAAD and Google Release #transvoices Short Films

It’s Transgender Awareness Week, and LGBT media monitoring organization GLAAD is celebrating by collaborating on a new project with Google.…

Jamaican Transgender Women Star In Music Video

British singer RAY BLK just released the music video for her new song “Chill Out”, and it is stunning. As the dreamy…

One Million Moms Launches Attack on H&M Featuring Transgender Woman, but Chooses Image of Cisgender Woman

We fell in love with H&M’s new ad featuring a range of everyday modern women, but the women over at…

Philippines’ First Transgender Congresswoman Gives her First Powerful Speech

Calling her election a “paradigm shift,” the first transgender congresswoman in the Philippines, Geraldine Roman gave her first speech in…

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Three Icons, Including ‘The Best’ Tina Turner

“The pain, pleasure, and agony of all she’s been through is in her voice. Her story is the story of…

YouTube Makeup Artist Gigi Gorgeous Denied Entry into Dubai because She’s Transgender

YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous, most famous for her makeup tutorials, was allegedly denied entry into Dubai when border patrol saw…

‘Hollywood Hillbillies’ Star and Viral Sensation Comes Out as Transgender in Heartfelt YouTube Post

It didn’t take long for Michael Kittrell to go from viral “Gingers Do Have Souls” persona to warming our hearts…

Help LGBT Youth on Give OUT Day

What can you do to lend a hand to the movement to end LGBT homelessness in America? There are plenty…

“I am a proud transgender American,” Sarah McBride said as she took the stage at the DNC. McBride, who was…

Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous genitalia and, thus, identifies as intersex. But the notion of a gender identity off…

Despite the Obama administration’s affirmation in May that transgender students have the right to use the bathroom proper to their gender…