“Hey, you got a minute?”
“Hey, you got a minute?”
“[T]hey had to find a new boogeyman and that is transgender kids,” says the out gay regional vice-chairman of the California Republican Party. If the referendum organizers collect enough signatures, the measure would go on the November 2014 ballot.
A new report from the National Center for Transgender Equality details “pervasive” discrimination against thousands of transgender immigrants living in the U.S. The move is part of a new push for comprehensive immigration reform.
“I’m hoping that Chelsea will see it, or know word of it, and that will just be some light and some comfort in her darkness, you know?”
Born in the 1935 slums of Liverpool, April Ashley was one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment surgery at a time when it was nearly unheard of. A secret that would eventually derail her modeling career amid public scandal.
“I’m proud to be a girl and proud to be a transgender girl.”
“I’ve never fully been myself, I’ve always been living a lie.”
Despite Laverne Cox’s success on Orange Is The New Black, Hollywood still has a lot of work to do regarding trans visibility.
“Bradley Manning wants to spend the rest of his life as a lady,” said Fox News correspondent Gretchen Carlson, before Aerosmith’s 1987 hit “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” played over a photograph of Chelsea Manning.
“This change will reflect the beliefs of her true identity that she has held privately and will now share publicly.” Jennifer Natalya Pritzker’s foundation gave $1.35 million earlier this year to study transgender military service.
“No one goes into the military imagining that they’re going to be be able to transition. Nevertheless, each one of those people makes a choice every single day to endure pain and suffering.”
“I don’t have anything on that, I’m afraid, but I’ll let you know if anything changes,” a department spokeswoman says. Action is “imperative,” one advocate says, while another says the Labor Department’s continued inaction is “lawless.”
Can we talk about my genitals sometime when I’m not eating? Or never?
Running for City Council on New York City’s Upper West Side, Wymore would be the first out transgender person on the council. “You can do almost anything if you feel comfortable in your own skin,” he tells BuzzFeed in an extensive interview.
It’s cool, we know you have questions.
As a new secretary takes over the helm at the Labor Department, LGBT advocates raise questions about inaction on transgender workers’ protections — and the White House’s role in that inaction.
In Neflix’s highly anticipated new series, Orange Is the New Black, a trans woman is actually played by…a trans woman.
Clear enough for your mom to understand, real enough to hit home on every page.
The shirt, released for Pride month, reads “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride.”
Media Matters has gathered a collection of clips from the network that seem to point to “absolutely.”
“I will work with our General Assembly to pass legislation that will provide such protections this year,” Biden, the state’s attorney general, says in a new video.
A new animated children’s show, SheZow, features a superhero in a purple skirt, pink gloves, and white go-go boots. His name is Guy.
Arisce Wanzer is a fashion model living and working in New York City — and she’s also a trans woman. A behind-the-scenes look at a day on the job.
Senior Issak Wolfe was excited to run for prom king this year at his Pennsylvania High School. Without warning, his name was placed on the wrong side of the ballot.
After an awkward moment in class one teacher went the extra mile to make Colban Clark, a transgender art student, feel comfortable. This teacher deserves all the awards.
The magazine’s annual list, which ranks gay men and women “whose power and prestige is instrumental in influencing the way Americans think,” reflects a stunning lack of diversity and trans-inclusiveness — yet again.
After transgender and immigrant rights activists criticized exclusion from this past week’s Supreme Court rally, the Human Rights Campaign apologizes. “We failed to live up to the high standard to which we hold ourselves accountable and we will strive to do better in the future,” HRC’s vice president says.
Transgender residents of Arizona aren’t protected from job or housing discrimination, can’t get divorced, and may not be allowed to use the bathroom of their identified gender. Arizona’s laws and policies are a reminder of the problems trans people can face nationwide.
Arizona politicians passed a vote on a bill that would allow businesses to ban transgendered people from using bathrooms that don’t match the gender they were born as.