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June 15, 2017

Transgender woman Josie Berrios, known as Kendra Adams, killed, suspect charged with murder

Berrios, a local drag performer, was in the process of adopting the name Kendra Adams.

June 13, 2017

Janet Mock: "My body, no matter how much I grew to accept it, could be violated"

Janet Mock shares reveals story of surviving campus sexual assault in this excerpt from 'Surpassing Certainty'
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June 13, 2017

2 trans women were brutally beaten by a group of 10 outside a Brooklyn liquor store

Transgender woman DJ Jasmine Infiniti says when the attackers started yelling transphobic slurs, she didn't back down.
June 8, 2017

Meet Jelanii Kabita, a transgender man who dances to be free

"I always had this conviction to do what I wanted to do, and be who I wanted to be."
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May 24, 2017

Trans women of color with HIV may lose an important lifeline under Trump's 2018 budget

"It's like turning the clock back," one provider said.
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May 20, 2017

Trans woman Sherrell Faulkner dies after November assault, case being treated as homicide

The local community in North Carolina is mourning Faulkner.

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May 17, 2017

Piers Morgan debates nonbinary couple on whether he can be a black woman or an elephant

Morgan asked his guests why he has to respect other people's gender identities.
May 4, 2017

The reason Capheus was recast in 'Sense8' season 2

Fans noticed a new actor playing Capheus in the show's recent Christmas special.
April 26, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner says she would "seriously" consider running for office

"My loyalties are not with Donald Trump," Jenner said at an NYC meeting.
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April 25, 2017

Indiana transgender man named high school prom king

Belmont felt a "surge of confidence," enabling him to run.
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April 25, 2017

South Dakota transgender woman denied entrance to soup kitchen for wearing a dress

"I don’t know a thing about a woman being turned away," the director said. "It was a man."

April 24, 2017

A new documentary is shining light on a hero of the trans rights movement 

The words of trans activist Sylvia Rivera resonate as strongly in 2017 as they did in 1973.
April 13, 2017

Trans people deserve to control their own coming out stories

Last night’s outing on 'Survivor' is part of a troubling history of outing trans people without their consent.
April 13, 2017

Zeke Smith was outed as trans on 'Survivor.' Let's call it what it is: an attack

Hannah Shapiro breaks down episode six of 'Survivor: Game Changers'.
April 4, 2017

Meet Jaimie Wilson, the trans model proving that all transitions don't look the same

"You don't have to pass a test to prove you're trans ... and you sure as hell don't need anyone's approval but your own."
April 4, 2017

Rachel Dolezal's flawed comparisons of race and gender are the epitome of white privilege

Rachel Dolezal says she has it harder than transgender people.

April 1, 2017

Rachel Dolezal says there's more stigma for "race fluidity" than gender fluidity

Dolezal said her story has helped many women come to terms with their racial identity.
March 27, 2017

Dave Chappelle's transphobic humor should remind us of one thing: Masculinity is fragile

Dave Chappelle taught us more about gender than he may have intended.
March 27, 2017

Report: North Carolina's "bathroom bill" will cost the state $3.8 billion in lost business

HB2 has reportedly resulted in billions of dollars in lost revenue for North Carolina.
March 20, 2017

People are slamming this Oklahoma restaurant on social media for its transphobic sign

The restaurant currently has a rating of 1.4 stars out of 5 on Facebook.
March 19, 2017

Man charged with hate crime in beating of 2 transgender women at NY McDonald's

After Patrick O'Meara saw two transgender women enter a McDonald's, he flew into a rage and attacked them.

March 18, 2017

Trans people in bathrooms are less of a threat than these Republican legislators

In the last three weeks, two key "family values" GOP spokesmen have been embroiled in sex scandals.
March 14, 2017

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's job-hunting woes are ironic AF

Because of HB2, Pat McCrory couldn't sue if an employer fired him on the basis of his religious beliefs.
March 13, 2017

What Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie could learn from transgender women

Laverne Cox, Raquel Willis and others artfully explain why the novelist needs a listening session with transgender women.
March 11, 2017

People are pissed at what this famed feminist didn't say about trans women

Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche is under fire for her comments about trans women.
March 8, 2017

Janet Mock honors A Day Without a Woman by standing up for Planned Parenthood

The transgender activist is in solidarity with women who are fighting for "recognition, freedom, love and unequivocal access."

March 7, 2017

This new campaign proves that the future of makeup truly is genderless 

In a new campaign from Milk Makeup, people of all different gender identities come together.
March 4, 2017

In viral post, science teacher slams a "scientific" argument for transphobia

"Don't use science to justify your bigotry. The world is way too weird for that sh*t."
Feb. 28, 2017

Woman behind Obama-era protections for trans students speaks out against Trump

Catherine Lhamon knows first-hand how Trump's new transgender policy for public-school students will impact trans kids.
Feb. 28, 2017

Louisiana transgender woman Jaquarrius Holland is the seventh reported trans killing of 2017

Jaquarrius Holland was misgendered in initial reports.