“We are born as who we are, the gender thing is something that is imposed on you.”
“Do you want to spend the rest of your life wondering what it would be like to feel completely comfortable in your own body?”
A Dutch study shows that transgender people who explored treatment in their youth ended up transitioning more easily and became happy, healthy young adults on par with their peers.
… and more takeaways from an analysis of more than 5,000 briefings by BuzzFeed News.
Lady Valor, the documentary that follows the former Navy SEAL’s life after coming out as a trans woman, pushes the envelope of trans representation. And Beck wouldn’t have it any other way.
“It’s that when I talk, it really isn’t a reflection of my soul – it isn’t a reflection of who I am.”
“I want my voice to be heard, I want my dreams to matter, I want people to know who I am because tomorrow is not promised.” An exclusive look at The Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s petition for safer housing of transgender inmates. [Update: The project removed the video Friday, at Cox’s request.]
As cities across the country debate extending (or repealing) basic non-discrimination protections to LGBT people, an ordinance adding protections for transgender people passed earlier this week.
Failure to provide the transgender inmate with medical treatment “violates her well-established constitutional right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment.”
The MtF Confessions Tumblr account collects experiences from the trans community.
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The actress has received a nomination for her role as Sophia Burset on the Netflix smash hit Orange Is the New Black.
After a picture of a teen burning the card went viral, a co-creator of the popular game responded to agree with him.
Police tell BuzzFeed they are actively investigating the homicide, but there are currently no indications it was a hate crime.
“Upon further consideration, we concluded the essay did not include some key facts and its overall tone was not consistent with what we seek to publish.” The piece, titled “Laverne Cox Is Not a Woman,” stirred considerable outrage.
As soon as Ryland could speak, he would scream, “I’m a boy!”
Ruling from Health And Human Services review board changes the game for transgender healthcare in America, advocates say. Update: HHS says it “will carry out this independent board’s ruling.”
”We’re challenging the constitutionality of state Sharia law, which has never been done before.”
This is what it looks like.
Officials are working on a plan to move the national security leaker from a military prison to a civilian prison to accommodate her request for hormone therapy.
“You have a seatbelt so why aren’t you wearing it, honey?”
This is their hilarious and important mid-traffic-signal message.
An HHS review board will soon make a ruling. A major change with potentially far-reaching consequences.
Mock turns the tables on Fusion’s Alicia Menendez, asking the kinds of questions trans women get all the time. And the exchange was Menendez’s idea.
BuzzFeed has the exclusive on Trans Teen: The Documentary, airing simultaneously on MTV and Logo, which will explore the stories of four trans teenagers from across the country.
As LGBT advocates and other proponents push for a basic nondiscrimination law, one Democratic lawmaker plans to introduce four bills aiming to end “institutional discrimination” against the state’s transgender community.
More than a year after Calliope Wong, a transgender woman, was denied admission to the all-women’s school, students there plan to protest what they believe is a discriminatory admissions policy.
“We … hold that values of privacy, self-identity, autonomy and personal integrity are fundamental rights guaranteed to members of the transgender community,” the two-judge panel ruled.
“For years I was running in the opposite direction, but Marines adapt and overcome.”