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A Trans Father Has Lost His Fight To Protect His Identity

In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, the man at the centre of the case spoke of his concerns over his anonymity being removed: "My priority is to keep my child safe."

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A Trans YouTuber Said She Was Kicked Out Of The Team 10 House Because She And Her Friend Were Not “Real Girls”

Lilah Gibney told BuzzFeed News she’s now being threatened with legal action by Team 10 managers for speaking publicly about the incident.

When You’re Trans, Living With Your Parents Can Be Complicated

Some young trans people are choosing to live with their less-than-accepting families rather than face high chances of homelessness.

The Most Powerful Woman In The European LGBT Movement Is Quitting. This Is The Story Of Her Fight.

In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Ruth Hunt speaks out about politicians, the press, the BBC, and how her past made her stand up to the anti-trans lobby.

Brooklyn Lindsey Is The 11th Black Transgender Woman Killed In The US This Year

Lindsey, who loved hair, makeup, and dancing, was having trouble finding stable employment and housing.

Most LGBTQ People Are Super Fine With Bachelorette Parties At Gay Bars

A national survey found LGBTQ people believe discrimination is rampant in the United States and even within the LGBTQ community.

In Sachsen gab es 1600 Übergriffe gegen LGBT*s, zeigt eine erste landesweite Studie

„Wir wurden in der Straßenbahn bedroht, beleidigt und beschimpft. Keine Person kam uns zu Hilfe. Die Täter verabschiedeten uns mit dem Hitlergruß.“

23 Leading Trans And Non-Binary Actors Who Deserve More Airtime

Cast every single one of these people for everything.

Another Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed In Dallas

Police said the body of Chynal Lindsey was found with “obvious signs of homicidal violence.”

17 Pictures That Changed The Course Of LGBT History

"Our society didn’t just change naturally, it changed because people got politically active."

Trump Tried To Let Health Care Providers Refuse To Provide Transgender Care And Abortions — Now He’s Getting Sued

Health care groups are suing the Trump administration arguing that the rule could create a “chilling effect” that would greatly decrease access to abortion and sex reassignment care.

Black Transgender Women In Dallas Are Worried They’ll Be Killed Next

The recent beating and killing of Muhlaysia Booker, a black transgender woman, revealed deep divides in a community already reeling from violence and social neglect.

Exklusiv: Die FDP fordert von der Bundesregierung, LGBT*s in der EU besser zu schützen

In einem Antrag werden konkrete Sanktionsmaßnahmen gefordert, um Lesben, Schwule, Bi-, Trans- und Intersexuelle vor Strafverschärfungen zu schützen.

Now Trump Wants To Allow Anti-Transgender Discrimination In Homeless Shelters

Critics warn the draft rule announced Wednesday would put transgender people at risk of abuse.

The Trump Administration Will Allow Health Workers To Refuse Abortion And Sex Reassignment Services

The rule will protect discrimination based on “conscience” or “religious beliefs,” but opponents argue it will greatly limit access to care.

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBT Employees

The court will look at whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prevents discrimination “on the basis of sex,” applies to LGBT individuals.

Gender Dysphoria Isn’t A “Social Contagion,” According To A New Study

A Brown researcher slams the 2018 study — from a different researcher at Brown — which found teenagers were identifying as trans due to “rapid-onset gender dysphoria.”

More Than A Makeover — How "Queer Eye" Unified My Family

"You’re strong. You’re a Kelly Clarkson song. You got this." — Jonathan Van Ness

A Man Was Offered $200 To Beat A Transgender Woman As A Crowd Cheered On, Police Say

The attack is being reviewed to determine whether it meets the criteria for a hate crime, police said.

Police Are Investigating After A Transgender Woman In Texas Was Brutally Beaten In Full Daylight

Muhlaysia Booker’s attack is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Trump Got What He Wanted — Transgender Soldiers Are Now Banned From The Military

“We are pleased,” the Pentagon told BuzzFeed News.

Das Transsexuellengesetz ist so schlecht, dass trans Personen jetzt ein Gesetz nutzen, das gar nicht für sie gedacht war

„Es ist eine total absurde Situation entstanden, eine rechtliche Grauzone“, sagt die Politikerin Tessa Ganserer.

A Transgender Student Said He's Being Forced To Run For Prom Queen Even Though He Was Nominated As Prom King

Dex Frier told BuzzFeed News he felt "suppressed" by his school's insistence that he had to run on the prom queen ballot — or not at all.

The Trump Administration Is Banning Most Transgender Troops From Serving In The Military. Here Are The Rules.

A directive issued Tuesday gives transgender troops and recruits until April 12 to enlist in their preferred gender or receive a diagnosis of "gender dysphoria."

Trump Plans To Implement His Transgender Military Ban

The president’s anti-transgender policy has been on hold amid several court challenges, which will continue.

After An Anti-Trans Backlash, The Lottery Fund Will Give A Grant To A Charity For Trans Kids

Mermaids UK will receive £500,000 funding, following a review of the decision sparked by anti-trans campaigners.

This Mom Had A Gender Reveal Photo Shoot For Her Trans Son And It's Heartwarming As Heck

"This photoshoot has empowered me to feel more comfortable in my own skin."

A Transgender Woman Was Assaulted In A North Carolina Women’s Bathroom

Two women allegedly exposed themselves and groped and verbally abused the victim at a bar in December.

A Court Just Ruled Trump's Transgender Military Ban Should Take Effect, But It Won’t Change Anything Yet

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit contends it's not a ban because transgender people can serve as their birth sex — that is, they can pretend they're not transgender.

Some Trans Critics Don't Think This Film About A Trans Teen Deserves A Golden Globe

Some critics are objecting to the Belgian film Girl's portrayal of a transgender teenager.

A Teacher Was Fired For Refusing To Use A Transgender Student’s Preferred Pronoun

“I’m happy to use the new name, I’m happy to avoid the pronouns that offend. I am not happy to use male pronouns for a female,” the teacher said.

These Senators Are Demanding That ICE Release The Details On The Death Of A Transgender Detainee

"ICE’s failure to release this report diminishes the systemic, traumatic, and in this case fatal, violence that transgender individuals experience daily."

Transgender Americans Just Won A Historic Victory In Massachusetts

Voters upheld a transgender rights law by a landslide, despite a smear campaign from conservatives about "men in women's bathrooms."

1,600 Scientists Just Signed A Letter Opposing A Legal Definition Of A Gender Binary

The open letter says that any attempt to define gender based on a person’s anatomy at birth or their genes is not grounded in science.

Transgender Teens Could Destroy The Bathroom Predator Myth Once And For All

A trans-led campaign underway right now in Massachusetts shows how the LGBT movement can finally get out of its rut.

Trans And Gender-Nonconforming People Rally With #WontBeErased In Response To Trump Admin Memo

Protests and backlash followed reports of an unreleased memo from the Trump administration's Health and Human Services Department, which proposes defining gender "as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth."

The First Openly Transgender Nominee For Governor Says Democrats “Should Use Identity Politics”

“With what’s happening today, we all have to fight harder for what’s right and what is just — and you can call that identity politics, you can call it anything you want, but it’s the right thing to do," Christine Hallquist told BuzzFeed News' Profile.

23 Trans Personen erzählen, wie sie im Alltag angegriffen und beleidigt werden

„Er griff mir mit der Bemerkung 'Echte Titten, du Schlampe?' an die Brust.“

生まれたその日に手渡された台本に縛られ続ける私たち。この時代に、男らしさを受け入れるということ

私は常に、男らしさは罠だと考えてきた。しかし同時に、男らしさを追求してきた。この状況は今も変わっていない。

10代のトランスジェンダーが抱える生きづらさ 自殺を試みた経験を持っている人の率で顕著に

研究者たちにより、さまざまなトランスアイデンティティの人々における自殺行動の比較が行われ、その結果は憂慮すべきものだった。

Here's How Pediatricians Can Help Transgender Kids, According To The American Academy Of Pediatrics

A new AAP policy contains guidelines around the language, treatment options, and care to be used with patients whose gender identity doesn't match the one they were assigned at birth.

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