In a recent interview with The Guardian, RuPaul said that he wouldn’t necessarily allow transgender women to compete on Drag Race if they had begun any type of surgical transition, and fans were understandably upset.
After a production of the play The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven, which follows Jesus living as a transgender woman in the present day, went on tour in Brazil, conservatives in the country called for the play to be banned. A judge granted an injunction, calling the play offensive, and now that injunction…
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A 30-year-old transgender woman was able to breastfeed her baby in what is “the first formal report in the medical literature of induced lactation in a transgender woman,” according to the case report in journal Transgender Health.
In July of 2017, Donald Trump announced out of nowhere that transgender soldiers would no longer be allowed to serve in the military, citing “medical costs and disruption.” It looks like he may lose the fight to see his bigoted policy through. On Tuesday night, one of the people he’d like to stop from serving the…
In a characteristically cruel turn of events, on Thursday, the Trump administration announced an overhaul of the Department of Health and Human Services that will likely make it easier for doctors, nurses, and other health care workers to withhold their services on religious grounds. Acting HHS Secretary Eric Hargan,…
The White House is reviewing a new, horrible policy that, if implemented, would allow health professionals to refuse to treat transgender patients and to perform abortions based on religious or moral grounds.
Activist Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien was found dead in her home in Massachusetts on Friday, becoming the first known trans woman to die by violence in 2018. Her husband, Mark Steele-Knudslien, turned himself in to police, admitting he murdered his wife in an argument.
On Wednesday, a transgender woman named Charlene Bost filed a federal lawsuit against Sam’s Club, alleging she was discriminated against while working at a North Carolina location, then fired in 2015 after complaining about harassment.
As is the case in much of the country, transgender people in New York City jails are not being given the treatment they’re entitled to. That situation may well worsen if a special housing unit is eliminated as planned, a new report in the Village Voice has found.
A federal court has clarified that the U.S. military must move forward with accepting transgender recruits beginning on January 1, 2018, following a ruling that Trump’s attempt to ban trans service members cannot be enforced while the case is reviewed in court.
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.
President Donald Trump’s ruthless war against transgender members of the military has met yet another stumbling block. The Washington Post reports that a second federal judge has stopped the proposed ban of transgender individuals in the military, as service members are “already suffering harmful consequences.”
A transgender woman has filed a suit against the Massachusetts Department of Correction for forcing her to serve her sentence in an all-male prison, where she says she’s been groped and taunted by both prisoners and correctional officers.
On Monday, the Church of England announced an initiative called “Valuing All God’s Children,” that states children should be allowed to experiment with their gender identity. The measure has been adopted as a way to combat bullying in the Church’s thousands of schools.
Topshop recently made it official that their changing rooms are gender neutral, but writer and performer Travis Alabanza has alleged on Twitter that they were turned away when trying to try on clothes at a Topshop location in Manchester.
The Trump administration has made clear its stance on transgender rights: in just nine months, the Justice Department has rolled back workplace protections for transgender individuals, dropped its case against North Carolina’s transphobic bathroom bill, the Education Department has withdrawn its finding that an Ohio…