An injectable estrogen shortage reminds trans women that our fight is far from over

For 'Mic Dispatch,' correspondent Serena Daniari interviewed trans woman Emira Hajj about the injectable estrogen shortage.

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‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 2: The estrogen shortage; Chicago footwork dancers (Full transcript)

In the latest episode of 'Mic Dispatch,' we discuss the injectable estrogen shortage and head to Chicago to talk to black youth that are staying off the streets through dance.
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Mic Daily: Trump’s about-face on Russian interference in the election and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Transplaining: I’m a transgender man who wants to be a dad. How should I come out to my future kids?

Serena Daniari helps a transgender man figure out how to tell his future children that he is trans.

Scarlett Johansson drops out of ‘Rub & Tug’ amid backlash for playing a trans man

Johansson's initial response shrugged off criticism entirely — but the backlash was too loud to ignore.

Scarlett Johansson is going to play a trans man — and just responded to criticism in the worst way

Please, someone take ScarJo's phone away from her.

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Mic Daily: Trump will scale back affirmative action, a judge hits back at ICE and more

Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.

‘Queer Eye’ star Tan France on exposing his own ignorance of the transgender community

"Just because I’m gay and I’m part of the LGBTQIA community doesn’t mean I know every facet of it."

A trans woman was just killed in Jacksonville, Florida — the city’s third trans homicide this year

Advocates fear trans women are being targeted in Jacksonville.
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Mic Daily: Democrat introduces bill to abolish ICE, the academy invites new members and more

Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.

Lawyers demand release of 20 transgender women asylum seekers in ICE custody

The women arrived in California from their home countries — El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala — back in May.

The average black trans woman doesn’t live beyond 35. On my 34th birthday, I’m celebrating them too.

Our lives are being cut short at alarming rates.

Critics call out Candace Owens’ transphobic views and want Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner to do the same

"You are a man. You have a penis. This isn’t a debate, it’s a mental disorder," Owens tweeted in November.

The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as mentally ill

WHO said the move was, in part, meant to decrease the social stigma associated with being trans.

A large percentage of LGBT people rely on food stamps. If Trump’s bill passes, more will go hungry.

The myth of gay affluence overshadows the fact that LGBT people are disproportionately food insecure.

Antash’a English, transgender woman, fatally shot in Jacksonville, Florida

On her Facebook page, English described herself as “a very independent transgendered woman ... who thrive[s] on being the best person I can be.”

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Pose’ is the history lesson this generation of queer people desperately needs

The new FX show features the largest cast of LGBTQ characters on any mainstream scripted television series — ever.

The current state of transgender male models in fashion

'Mic' spoke with Casil McArthur, Benjamin Melzer and Chella Man about the future of their industry.

Antarctica will hold its first-ever Pride Month event in June

Ten employees of McMurdo Station kicked off the celebration by posing with a rainbow flag in April — while there was still daylight in Antarctica.

2 transgender women found dead in Dallas just days apart

"We want a solution to this, we want to feel like our lives have value."

Traveling solo while LGBTQ can be dangerous — these tips can help overcome barriers

This language guide for LGBTQ travelers includes asking for directions and negotiating consent in nine different languages.

Transgender woman Sasha Wall fatally shot in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Wall's friends posted messages on social media, mourning her loss.

Transgender woman Amia Tyrae reportedly killed in fatal Baton Rouge shooting

"Our trans lives matter ... We are living, loving people.”

Body found outside of Santa Fe identified as missing transgender woman Zakaria Fry

A man has been arrested and charged in the deaths of Fry and her roommate.

Meet 10 black transgender figures from history who are models for resilience

The 10 black transgender figures listed below are a reminder that despite the circumstances, we can and will overcome adversity as a people.

Transgender woman Phylicia Mitchell fatally shot in Cleveland

At least five trans people have been killed in the U.S. so far in 2018.

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Sarah McBride: New Trump trans bathroom action is “despicable”

“This is an offensive, discriminatory and despicable action," McBride, the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, said in an exclusive op-ed for Mic.

Transgender woman Celine Walker fatally shot in Jacksonville, Florida

Local media and officials repeatedly misgendered Walker.

We asked 3 trans drag performers about the present and future of drag. Here’s what they said.

Daphne Always, K.James and Peppermint explain what it's like to perform as a trans person in drag.

Transgender woman Tonya Harvey fatally shot in Buffalo, New York

Harvey is at least the third transgender woman killed in the U.S. in 2018.