New York City is planning to start housing inmates according to their gender identity, reports the Observer. By early October, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals will be given “safe and gender-affirming housing options,” according to a press release. The Department of Correction (DOC) will also…
Portland’s Ariel Hawkins is just one of many women who alleges that the dating app Tinder deletes the profiles of trans women.
A survey of 79 trans and gender nonconforming teachers conducted by NPR found that at least half of those surveyed have experiences some form of workplace harassment, from verbal harassment to losing their jobs.
TransMilitary, a feature-length documentary that follows the lives of four transgender troops, is getting a grant from GLAAD’s Media Institute to help the project come to fruition.
A Southeastern Oklahoma State University professor was awarded $1.1 million by a federal jury after she argued that she was denied tenure and a promotion because she’s transgender.
You might remember Jackie Evancho, the relatively unknown, teenaged classical singer who somehow agreed to sing the national anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Now, she’s getting a TLC special about her family.
While cisgender gay men selfishly and ahistorically attempt to distance themselves from trans causes, while bathroom bill after bathroom bill is introduced into various state Houses and Senates, while we live under the rule of a president who saw fit to rescind protections for transgender students, trans people are…
How do we begin to fill in the holes of our undervalued, under-documented LGBT cultural history? What do we do with the stories that gnaw at us for what they leave unanswered as much as they uplift us for what they declare? How do you tell a story that doesn’t have an ending? With his new movie, David France (How To…
If you care about LGBT issues, trans rights and media representation, or reality TV, you probably have heard by now that on Wednesday night’s Survivor, a trans man was outed. During the show’s weekly elimination segment (aka Tribal Council), Jeff Varner, who was on the chopping block, asked his fellow contestant, Zeke…
It is absurd that there should be any public discourse examining where people void their bladders and bowels in 2017, and yet that backward and childish discussion illustrates exactly where we are as a country. Thanks in no small part to the White House’s reversal of Obama’s 2016 directive ordering schools to grant…
A convicted murderer serving a life sentence in a California prison has become the first inmate in the country to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
In case you aren’t entirely filled with despair, this is just a reminder that more trans people have been murdered in 2016 than ever before on record (24 versus last year’s 21), per this GLAAD release. Whether there are more murders or just better reporting of them, though, remains an open question.
A transgender boy’s battle to use the restroom of his choosing at his Virginia high school has reached the Supreme Court.
Chelsea Manning will finally receive the proper treatment for her gender dysphoria and will begin the process for an eventual gender transition surgery.
The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-3 vote to grant a stay on an order that would allow the student Gavin Grim to use the restroom that corresponds with his gender identity.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a request concerning the Department of Education’s recent decision to include gender identity discrimination under their broader category of “sex discrimination,” which in turn allows trans people equal access to bathrooms that coincide with their gender expression.
A directive from the Obama administration will advise officials at U.S. public school districts to allow transgender students access to restrooms that match accordingly with their gender identity.
On Thursday, April 21, 16-year-old trans high school student James Van Kuilenburg was forced to vacate a Ted Cruz campaign rally in Frederick, Maryland.
Wells Fargo broadcasted their support for the trans community in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday night by lighting up their office building with the colors of the trans flag, proving that the state is not completely filled with horrible bigots.