Laverne Cox On Jacksonville Cops Who Misgendered Trans Murder Victims: 'Injustice on Top of Injustice'

In response to an investigation by ProPublica into the unsolved murders of three black trans women in Jacksonville, Florida, Laverne Cox has opened up about her experience with suicidal ideation to illustrate a larger point about the importance of not being misgendered. On Twitter, Cox shared a note Monday explaining…

Citing Nonexistent Extra 'Costs,' Trump Announces Ban on Transgender People in the Military

A little over a year ago, then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that transgender individuals would be allowed to serve openly in the military. “We can’t allow barriers unrelated to a person’s qualifications prevent us from recruiting and retaining those who can best accomplish the mission,” he said in the…

Jeff Varner Was Fired From His Job After Outing Transgender Survivor Castmate Zeke Smith

Survivor: Game Changers contestant Jeff Varner told Greensboro, North Carolina paper News & Record on Thursday that he’d been fired from his regular job as a real estate agent after an episode of the show aired Wednesday in which he outed fellow contestant Zeke Smith as transgender. Varner’s former employer reportedly…

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