California will allow a nonbinary option on documents. Here’s what that means for these residents.

For nonbinary and gender-nonconforming Californians, this legislation could mean major changes — or not.


Canadian baby becomes one of the world’s first to have “gender unspecified” on health card

“I want my kid to have all of the space to be the most whole and complete person that they can be.”

Jeff Sessions says DOJ will review trend of anti-transgender violence

Advocates called this step the "bare minimum" in fighting anti-trans violence.

Canada just took a major step by extending protections for transgender people

Canada took a big step forward for transgender rights.

The American Medical Association says anti-trans "bathroom bills" are harmful to people's health

"Bathroom bills" can have physical and mental consequences, according to the American Medical Association.


Danica Roem is the first out trans woman to win Virginia's General Assembly primaries

Roem has no doubt she can beat Republican opponent Bob Marshall, who has a troubling record on LGBTQ rights.

It's surprisingly easy to change your gender on a U.S. passport

This is good news for anyone who needs new or updated identification.

Protesters in Boston blocked this anti-trans bus with trans pride messages

Protesters came out to meet the bus with messages of love and acceptance.

North Carolina's HB2 bill was partially repealed — but LGTBQ people aren't celebrating

LGBTQ people are not happy with the repeal bill.

The Trump administration won't count LGBTQ Americans in the next census

An earlier draft of the census report "inadvertently" included sexual orientation as a proposed subject.

Here's how people are paying tribute to transgender women on International Women's Day

People showed up for transgender women of color on International Women's Day.

Trump empowered these Kansas school administrators to take away trans kids' rights

"Trump was basically leaving it up to us."

28 images from Chicago's Trans Liberation March show massive turnout for trans lives

Chicago's Trans Liberation March stood in solidarity with the transgender community across the country.

New York City school staff are now required to call trans students by preferred pronouns

New York City is standing up for transgender kids.

Stonewall protest photos show trans community and its allies standing against Trump

Hundreds rallied in New York to show their opposition to Trump rolling back transgender protections.

Caitlyn Jenner just broke her silence with a takedown of Trump’s attack on trans students

Caitlyn Jenner to Donald Trump: "Call me."

Celebrities are slamming Trump for lifting federal protection for transgender students

"Trans people have a right to exist in public space with equal access," Laverne Cox wrote on Instagram.

Repealing Obamacare would be devastating for transgender Americans

The ACA requires insurers to provide transgender patients equal access to care. Repeal could scrap that requirement.

Texas lawmaker Briscoe Cain calls anti-trans violence "dudes in dresses getting beat up"

"Men need to use men's restrooms," he said.

This model is set to make history as the first trans model to walk Indian Fashion Week

Model Anjali Lama will be walking this week.

SmartGlamour boldly launches a campaign starring only transgender, nonbinary and gender-fluid models

"Inclusivity is important, words matter and everyone deserves to be seen."

Chelsea Manning's win not necessarily a big win for trans rights

Obama's action brings a crucial issue to the fore, but offers no change for trans prisoners whose names aren't Chelsea Manning.

Virginia's proposed "trans bathroom bill" also requires schools to out trans students

The ACLU said it has a "significant fight ahead" in combatting anti-transgender laws.

North Carolina legislators may repeal HB2, the trans bathroom law

Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said he hopes legislators do away with the transphobic bill altogether.

New transgender survey shows widespread discrimination against trans Americans

Here's a breakdown of a new study from the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Malta is the first European country to ban gay "conversion therapy"

Malta is sending a strong message.

'SNL' mocked Tinder's update offering more gender options to trans users

"Weekend Update" co-anchor Colin Jost joked the Tinder update was "why Democrats lost the election."

Veterans Affairs abandons plans to pay for trans veterans' gender-affirming surgeries

VA officials said they simply could not find the funds to pay for the surgery.