As views on sexuality slowly evolve in modern mainland China, the Chunai 98 club gives these men a place to express themselves.
Police and reporters misgendered the victims and, in one case, seemed to blame the woman for her own homicide, LGBT advocates told BuzzFeed News.
“I have to fight because I am innocent. And I am going to keep on standing up for what is right,” Monica Jones tells BuzzFeed News. Her conviction was voided because she was “deprived… of a fair trial.”
Doctors criticize the FDA for applying its ban on blood donations based on a person’s sex at birth, not their risky or safe behavior.
More than 1,000 people from India’s LGBT community came out to support the transgender community, and also to thank the government for progress that’s already been made when it comes to transgender rights.
In Los Angeles County’s West Hollywood municipality, city officials passed a law that mandates all single-stall bathrooms in businesses and public areas be gender-neutral.
“This part of me is different… and what if it changes the way they see me?”
After a transgender teen committed suicide last month, several parents, including a Catholic deacon and former Southern Baptist, explained how they are raising happy transgender children.
“I came out to my family last year as transgender, and in doing so saved my life,” 15-year-old Milo shared on his Tumblr.
Believe it or not, some guys on Grindr want to go on dates. As a trans guy, it adds another element of awesomeness.
Leelah Alcorn left a suicide note on Tumblr pleading, “fix society.” “Gender needs to be taught about in schools, the earlier the better,” she wrote.
Gavin Grimm and the ACLU argue that the Gloucester County School Board violated Title IX when it approved a rule restricting school restrooms to students with “corresponding biological genders.”
Rubin Smyers, 16, spent months pressuring his New Jersey high school for equal access under state and federal law.
Zahara Green’s recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
Reversing a trial court’s order, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals denied Massachusetts inmate Michelle Kosilek’s request for gender reassignment surgery.
When asked by BuzzFeed News if Keymori Johnson’s identity as a transgender woman was a factor in the case, a spokesperson for the Albany Police Department said, “That part is under investigation.”
After being called out for offensive stereotypes in Batgirl #37, the writers have issued an apology.
The Gloucester County School Board overwhelmingly approved a policy Tuesday night that restricts male and female school restrooms to students with “corresponding biological genders.”
Labour’s Emily Brothers said she hopes she can be a “positive role model”.
An FBI hate crime report released today says only 33 people were targeted in bias crimes for their gender identity in the United States in 2013. By way of comparison, the NCAVP issued a comprehensive report in May that found 344 transgender people were the victims of hate-motivated violence last year.
Deshawnda Sanchez, 21, was shot dead while knocking on a stranger’s door, trying to escape a perpetrator. Police are searching for the gunman.
“There’s something you should know, I’m not that type of guy, that you can get on your knees and blow…”
The Minnesota State High School League voted today to let transgender students play on the sports teams consistent with their gender identity.
Despite vocal opposition, the county commissioners prohibited discrimination based on gender expression in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The mayor is expected to sign ordinance into law.
The U.S. Department of Education interpreted Title IX to say public schools must treat transgender students “consistent with their gender identity in all aspects of […] single-sex classes.”
In Ohio, four transgender women have been killed in the past 20 months.
“We all deserve freedom, love, and respect.”
“Love your child because that person is your child whether it’s the person you wanted him or her to be or not,” said Republican Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen in a CBS special with her transgender son.
The measure would prohibit businesses and government buildings from using a person’s “gender identity or expression” as the basis to ban someone from “bathrooms, showers, locker rooms or dressing facilities.”