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MPAA Relents Giving Transgender Family Story ‘3 Generations’ a PG-13

Thanks to organizations and a Change.org petition, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has reconsidered its decision to give the upcoming transgender-inclusive…

Tennessee Senate Tries to Chip Away at LGBT Protections with Vote to Pass HB1111

The Tennessee Senate passed HB 1111—a measure that could undermine certain protections under state law for women and LGBTQ people in…

Heineken’s New Surprisingly Political and LGBT-Friendly Ad Asks Viewers to #OpenYourWorld

As a Part of their new add campaign from Heineken called #OpenYourWorld, the beer giant uses what separates us to…

Bill Nye Shows Why he is a National Treasure with Expert Explanation of the Wrongs of Gay Conversion Therapy

We were thrilled when we found that Bill Nye (the Science Guy) was returning to teach us all valuable science-related…

TIME Lists RuPaul and Transgender-Activist Gavin Grimm in 100 Most Influential People

TIME magazine has announced their annual power ranking of the 100 Most Influential People, and RuPaul Charles, known affectionately as mama…

Elle Fanning’s Transgender-Focused Film ‘3 Generations’ Gets Slapped with an R Rating

Organizations are calling on the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to reconsider its decision to give the upcoming transgender-inclusive film…

North Carolina is Back on the NCAA Roster Despite Continued LGBT Discrimination on the Books

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has ended the boycott over the state, after the controversial “HB2” bathroom law was “repealed,”…

A Transgender Woman Sues State After Idaho Refuses to Change Gender

A transgender woman is suing the state of Idaho after the state refused to change the gender listed on her birth…

Misty Snow Launches Campaign in Utah to Become First Transgender Member of the House

Misty Snow is getting ready to take on the Utah establishment, as the transgender candidate mounts a congressional campaign in…

‘I’m Not Ashamed of Being Trans, but I Didn’t Want that to be My Story,’ Survivor’s Zeek Says After Being ‘Outed’ by Fellow Contestant

“I’m not ashamed of being trans, but I didn’t want that to be my story,” Zeke Smith, a contestant on…

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…

20% of Millennials  Identify as LGBTQ

GLAAD unveiled its third annual Accelerating Acceptance report, a survey conducted on GLAAD’s behalf by Harris Poll, which shows that…

The World’s Most Mind-Blowing Natural Destinations

For thousands of years, human beings have been mesmerized by the night sky. Ancient civilizations in the Middle East, Greece,…

Reporter is Fired over ‘Secret’ Recordings and NPR is Outraged

Editors at National Public Radio have taken a stance against the firing of a reporter who worked with WUTC-FM on…

90-Year-Old Transgender World War II Vet Shows Us that Beauty is Being True to One’s Self, At Any Age

A World War II veteran who served in the Far East, India, East Africa, and Palestine,  has come out openly…

North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Flushes $3.76 Billion Down the Toilet

North Carolina will takes a huge financial loss as they continue to hold onto HB2, the law that prohibits transgender people from…

The AP is On Top of their LGBT Verbiage with Updated Style Guidelines for Transgender Persons

The AP Stylebook, basically the go-to source on style for writers (sorry Chicago Manual of Style), sent out an e-mail…

‘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…

‘Say Yes to the Dress’ to Feature Transgender Woman of Color

If we’ve learned one thing from a marathon watch of Say Yes to the Dress, it’s that no bride is the…

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…

From Parade to Resistance March, LA Pride Changes in Uncertain Times for the LGBT Community

Christopher Street West (CSW), the organization who usually assembles L.A Pride, will be making arrangements for a resistance march instead…

Transgender Women Can Now Rush at This Sorority, Paving the Way for Further Equality in Higher Education

A sorority has changed its policy to allow transgender women to join the nationwide sisterhood. The Alpha Chi Omega house…

Free Transgender Health Clinic to Open in Central Texas

Filling a much-needed niche in health care in Texas, a transgender health clinic will open its doors for residents. The…

Connecticut Gubernatorial Race May Feature Transgender Former Republican

Jacey Wyatt may soon be Connecticut’s first transgender governor. In the past, she has run as a third-party candidate and…

Laverne Cox Lands New Role on ABC a Week After Her Last Show was Canceled

One one door closes for Laverne Cox, it seems another one is always opening. After the cancelation of Doubt after just…

The Supreme Court Will Not Hear Potentially Historic Case on Transgender Restrooms

The Supreme Court announced today that it is sending a landmark transgender rights case back to the Fourth Circuit Court…

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…

Laverne Cox and Katherine Heigl’s Courtroom Drama ‘Doubt’ Quickly Canceled by CBS

Without much fanfare, Laverne Cox and Katherine Heigl’s CBS drama Doubt premiered and was canceled in less than two weeks. The show…

Major Companies Stand Behind Transgender Student and His Right to Use Proper Bathroom

Fifty-three major US companies have joined a “friend of the court” brief supporting transgender student Gavin Grimm in G.G. v.…