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Transgender Children’s Books Read in Kindergarten Class Has Divided Community

Parents at Sacramento’s Rocklin Academy were divided at a school board meeting about a teacher reading two books about children…

Get Ready to Cry, Watch How Customers React to Transphobic Sales Associate

On the hidden-camera situational show What Would You Do? a transgender customer shopping at a boutique in New Jersey is confronted by…

Anti-Transgender Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dies after Fears of Economic Impact

A Texas ‘bathroom bill’ that would have restricted access to restrooms and other school facilities by transgender people has failed…

Uruguay Pioneers with Essential Bills to Protect Transgender Citizens

As one of South America’s most LGBT progressive countries (decriminalizing homosexuality in the 30s and allowing same-sex marriage in 2013),…

Is Trump Getting Ready to Remove LGBT Health Care Protections?

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expected to release a new rule that could see health care providers deny…

Amazon Sued by Couple for ‘Cruel and Persistent Anti-Transgender Discrimination’

A couple has filed a lawsuit against Amazon for transgender discrimination after they allege, they were subjected to extreme acts…

A Transgender Military Ban Could Cost the US Government $1.3 Billion

Often citing the medical costs of including transgender servicemembers as a main concern for continuing a fair and equal military,…

Study Shows Attitudes Toward Trans* Community Changes via TV Representation

Watching transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues, according…

Pakistan Bans Discrimination Against Transgender Women

Thanks to two bills in Pakistan, it will soon be illegal to discriminate against transgender persons when it comes to…

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Trump’s Discriminatory Transgender Military Ban

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed a federal lawsuit in the…

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…

56 Retired US Generals and Admirals Advise Against Trump’s Transgender Military Ban, Read their Letter Here

Fifty-six retired US generals and admirals have written a letter to Trump how strongly they disagree with the president’s Twitter…

Philippines Takes Fantastic Step to Curb HIV Infections, Introduces PrEP Trial

The Philippines Department of Health has begun a PrEP trial hoping to curb the massive increase in HIV infections. While…

4 Ways Late Night Lambasted Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Each late-night host took a swing at Trump’s discriminatory, illogical, and ill-conceived ban on transgender service members. Thankfully, most Americans…

‘Vanity Fair’ Releases a Beautiful Look at Transgender Servicemembers, In Wake of Trump’s Discriminatory Hate-Filled Twitter Policy Banning Transgender People from Serving

A video released by Vanity Fair on their social media channels includes portraits of some of those transgender men and women who…

Trump Calls Transgender Servicemembers ‘Disruptive’ and Bans them from Military in Any Capacity

Donald Trump took to Twitter (a phrase we’re all too comfortable writing) to announce a major policy shift: he will…

Alaska Launches Hateful Ballot Measure to Discriminate Against Trans People

Alaskans have submitted 8,500 signatures in an attempt to qualify for a ballot measure in Anchorage, Alaska, aimed at gutting protections for transgender…

New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie Surprises by Supporting Transgender Students with New Legislation

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed into law legislation (S3067/A4652) requiring the state education commission to draft guidelines to ensure…

Transgender Wrestler Fights Texas Legislature’s Proposed Anti-LGBT Bathroom Ban

The Texas State Senate is currently trying to force through legislation that wants to limit transgender men and women from…

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…

Scottish Public Schools to All Have Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

In a major step for transgender rights, the Scottish Government has announced that it will introduce gender-neutral bathrooms in all…

Singapore Voids Marriage of Transgender Woman and her Wife After Couple Applied for Benefits

Singapore’s Registry of Marriages (“the Registry”) has voided the marriage of a transgender woman and her partner in an unprecedented…

Anti-Transgender Measure Fails Narrowly in House

A  hateful, cruel, and, above all, discriminatory amendment proposed by Representative Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) to the FY18 National Defense Authorization…

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…

Jamaican and International Organizations Are Calling This Year’s LGBT Pride in Jamaica a Turning Point

Each year it seems that Jamaica’s pride event continues to make strides in changing the social and political climate on…

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…

London Mayor Turns City’s Famous Underground Logo Rainbow

If there is one message that the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan wants the world to know is that “London…

Why Did Marc Jacob’s Dye His Hair Pink, White, and Blue for Pride?

A new campaign that has been launched for New York Pride Week is hoping to encourage the city’s thousands of…

‘Glamour Spain’ Features Transgender Model Andreja Pejic on its Cover

Transgender model Andreja Pejic covers Glamour Spain without the magazine labeling her as such. They describe her as the “model…