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24-Year-Old Transgender Man With Asperger's Killed By Arizona Police Weeks After Beginning Transition 

In December of last year, a 24-year-old autistic man named Kayden Clark uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in which he excitedly announced that his insurance would pay for his gender reassignment surgery. “I can breathe,” he said. “The anxiety’s gone.” Thursday afternoon, he was shot and killed by police in his…

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Report from the Office for Civil Rights: Trans Students Must Be Given Locker Room Access

A transgender student in Illinois has won a two-year victory: the Obama administration has found that her school violated Title IX by refusing to let her have full access to the women’s bathrooms and locker rooms due to the fact that she had not fully transitioned. The report, released on Monday by the Office for…

Is Pretty Little Liars, on ABC Family, One of TV's Most Progressive Shows?

Last night’s finale of Pretty Little Liars made the biggest reveal in show history. We finally know who has been terrorizing the Liars since Mona was sent to Radley mental institution at the end of Season 2; additionally, the mysterious figure is a transgender woman and not a single character on the show batted an…

Jose Canseco to Honor Caitlyn Jenner By Dressing Like a Woman For a Week

Here’s a dispatch from the world of well-meaning publicity stunts that are actually both really stupid and also very offensive: Jose Canseco, radio host and former paramour of Janice Dickinson, will support Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by walking a mile in her shoes and dressing like a woman for a week. What’s Canseco…