transgender rights

North Carolina blindsided Charlotte, failing to repeal the discriminatory bathroom law

The state GOP really doesn’t like the LGBTQ community or anyone who doesn’t look like them.

Karen Fratti | December 27, 2016 - 12:04 pm

Chelsea Manning formally asks Obama to commute her sentence after second suicide attempt

She’s been punished with solitary confinement for it, too.

Karen Fratti | November 14, 2016 - 4:02 pm

SCOTUS prepares to hear case on transgender bathroom use for the first time

The court’s ruling could affect transgender students across the country who just want to use a bathroom they feel safe in.

Kylie Cheung | November 1, 2016 - 8:52 am

Voter ID laws could affect another group’s ability to vote: transgender Americans

A trans person’s legal name, photo, or gender marker may not be updated on a legal ID, and you know what that means.

Kylie Cheung | October 25, 2016 - 5:54 pm

Why Brown University providing free tampons in both women’s and men’s restrooms is so important

Your daily reminder that not everyone who menstruates is a cisgender woman.

Kylie Cheung | September 7, 2016 - 8:42 am

Stanford Introduces A New System To Respect Students’ Chosen Gender Pronouns

“One of the best ways to convey respect to someone is to get their name right — and to get their pronouns right, too,” University Registrar Tom Black said on Stanford’s website.

Kylie Cheung | August 29, 2016 - 4:26 pm

Violence Against The Transgender Community Is Sadly On The Rise In The U.S.

This year and last boast terrifying rates of violence toward the LGBTQ community.

Kylie Cheung | July 26, 2016 - 7:04 pm

The Ban On Transgender Troops Could Be Lifted As Early As Next Month

From the administration that brought us the first openly gay Secretary of the Army, this is hardly a surprise, but it’s amazing news nonetheless.

Kylie Cheung | June 28, 2016 - 8:42 am

This Woman Who Assaulted Transgender Woman On Subway “Meant What She Said”

Last night, in an exclusive interview with PIX11the woman who was filmed attacking a transgendered woman on a New York City subway train admitted that she “meant what she said.” The…

Liz Magee | May 10, 2016 - 7:45 pm

Against Me! To Play North Carolina Show: “Visibility Is More Important Than Ever”

North Carolina’s House Bill 2 has gotten press for a few reasons. One, for being an incredibly discriminatory attempt to make transgender people go away by forcing them to use…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 14, 2016 - 11:59 am

Mya Taylor Becomes First Transgender Actress To Win A Major Film Award

Transgender actress Mya Taylor just made history by becoming the first transgender performer to win a high-profile Hollywood award.

Independent Spirit Awards recognize lower budget films (budgets with…

Katrin Higher | February 28, 2016 - 9:30 am

Ben Carson Says Transgender Military Members Are ‘A Distraction’

Yesterday, Ben Carson told military veterans at an event in Waterloo, Iowa that the military is not the place to deal with the “transgender thing.”

That’s right, someone’s…

Katrin Higher | December 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm