Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl is blatant Oscar bait and it knows it. Telling the story of Lili Elbe, one of the first people to ever undergo gender confirmation surgery (as far as we know), it taps into the hot-button issue of trans rights while giving Academy voters exactly what they want: beautiful scenery, swelling…
Air travel is pretty much the worst: you are forced to wait for an excruciatingly long amount of time in order to board an airborne vector for disease that's filled with squalling infants and various bland pretzel snacks. However, for transgender and genderqueer passengers, who often face undue scrutiny from TSA…
Chloie Jonnson, pictured here looking 100000000% badass, is suing CrossFit over not allowing her to compete as a woman in the CrossFit Games. In the $2.5 million lawsuit against the company, she says that since she has undergone GRS and is recognized as a woman in her home state of California that she should be…
Jenna Talackova, the model who was abruptly disqualified from Miss Universe Canada when it came to light that she'd been born male, continues to win at things that are far more important than a pageant conglomerate run by a sleazy gremlin (Donald Trump, preeminent Gremlin of Sleaze). Since then, she's enjoyed a long…
Steven Sanchez, 21, made history at the University of Northern Iowa when his fellow students crowned him the first-ever transgender homecoming queen. (Steven identifies as both male and female — so I'm not misgendering him, just to be clear).
Great news: yesterday, the California senate approved a state-wide K-12 transgender rights bill. The bill, AB-1266, would mandate that public schools respect transgender students' identity by giving them the right to "participate in sex-segregated programs, activities, and facilities" — meaning that trans students…
A trans woman says that when she was arrested for a minor subway violation, NYPD officers belittled her, called her names, asked about her genitals — and kept her chained to a fence for 28 hours. Now she's suing. And it turns out she's far from alone.
A German dad sounds like he needs a lesson from the princess boy's family — he's apparently threatening to put his 11-year-old daughter in a mental institution because she's transgender.
A Georgia trans woman was fired from her job as a legislative aide after she went public about her gender transition. Now, a court has ruled she should get her job back.
A British man has been left by his wife, who's Malaysian, after he spent his life savings helping her get permanent residency in the UK. She's also transgender — and the treatment she faced over her gender identity is an inescapable part of their story.
A disturbing new report says 41% of trans people in the US have attempted suicide. One possible contributing factor: the incredible discrimination they face at work, at school, and even in the hospital.
According to new Canadian Forces policy, trans service members must dress in the uniform of their "target" gender. PFLAG Canada supports the decision — meanwhile, LGBT troops openly serving in the military have yet to cause Canada to explode.
Kye Allums is about to become the first openly trans person to play NCAA Division 1 basketball. And while his life hasn't always been easy, a lot of people could learn from his story.
A new report says the number of transgender high school and college athletes is growing — and it's time for schools, teams, and regulations to catch up.
Next week, DC-area Starbucks locations will replace all their "men's" and "women's" bathroom signs with gender-neutral ones. The move is a big step for trans rights, and more businesses should follow Starbucks's example.
A Michigan teen was voted homecoming king by his classmates, but his school then stripped him of the title. Their rationale: he's still registered as a girl.
"There are already two strikes against you because you're black or Hispanic and gay or transsexual. They feel like they can do whatever they want to you, and many times they can." That's Kira, a transsexual, on her prison experience.