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Transgender Woman In Pakistan Dies From Gunshot Wounds After Horribly Discriminatory Treatment

23-year-old Alesha died of gunshot wounds at Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital while doctors took their sweet time deciding whether they were going to treat her in the male or female ward.

Marissa Miller | May 26, 2016 - 8:01 pm

11 States Are Suing Obama Over His Transgender Bathroom Policy, & We Bet You Can Guess Them All

They don’t believe in “being transgender.” It’s like people who rant about global warming being fake because it still gets cold in winter. That’s not how it works.

Karen Fratti | May 26, 2016 - 11:10 am

High Schoolers In Vermont Are Wearing “Straight Pride” T-Shirts In Response To Transgender Bathroom Laws

A handul of students at Green Mountain Union High School in Vermont rallied together to protest a transgender bathroom policy at their school with “Straight Pride” T-shirts. Yes, you read that

Tai Gooden | May 19, 2016 - 11:15 am

What’s Happening With The North Carolina LGBT Law? Today Is The Big Stand-Off

The nation’s been closely watching North Carolina ever since the state passed a law prohibiting transgender residents from using the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Since the Justice…

Lauren Holter | May 9, 2016 - 11:51 am

How Anti-Transgender Bathroom Laws Are Ignoring The Real Threat To Women: Cisgender Men

The idea that we “need to keep transgender people out of women’s bathrooms to protect women and young girls.” is a rallying cry that not only creates a threat where none

Nico Lang | May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Huh: Donald Trump Is Against North Carolina’s “Very Strong” Transgender Bathroom Bill

On rare occasions, Donald Trump isn’t a completely worthless windbag.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2016 - 10:15 am

My Husband Is Now My Wife — And Our Marriage Has Never Been Better

It was early July, and we were on our way home after a botched date night. My spouse’s mood was off, once again; this chronic melancholy, this little Eeyore cloud…

YourTango.com | April 5, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Qatar Bans The Danish Girl Over “Moral Depravity”

The government of Qatar has banned the new Eddie Redmayne film The Danish Girl from screening in the country, following protests about its “moral depravity.” In the film, Redmayne plays

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 11, 2016 - 12:45 pm

New York City Issues New Transgender Protections

New York City’s government has issued a set of guidelines protecting transgender individuals from discrimination. The guidelines elaborate on prior legal protections.

The new guidelines include misgendering, enforcing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Gift Guide: For Your Friend Who’s Transitioning

So your friend came out as transgender/genderqueer/non-binary! Yay! The holidays are actually a pretty perfect time to show your friend your support, both by taking that old holiday advice to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl On Girl: Fostering The T In LGBT

This week is Trans Awareness Week, an event to raise awareness and visibility of transgender and gender nonconforming people leading to today, November 20, the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Coincidentally, just

Morgan Cohn | November 20, 2015 - 11:00 am

Dictionary.com Just Added A Gender-Neutral Alternative To “Mr.” And “Mrs.”

Yesterday, I went to the endodontist (“Double root canal! Whoa!”) and, filling out the paperwork, came across a problem that’s been more pronounced since I came out as genderqueer. Beyond

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2015 - 9:00 am

You Will Not Get Me To Buy This “Transgender Beer”

A Scottish brewing company has made the world’s first “transgender” beer. Does anyone else remember around the mid 2000s, when “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” “The L Word,” and

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 10:03 am

Small Victory: Two Retailers Remove Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Costume

Back in August, because August is when Halloween starts, a few costume companies started advertising a Caitlyn Jenner costume featuring a cis male, masculine-presenting model dressed up as Caitlyn Jenner

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 10:30 am

Laverne Cox Will Play Dr. Frank N. Furter In FOX’s Live “Rocky Horror”

Remember in April, when FOX announced that they’d be reimagining “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for a live television event, and we were all, “OH GOD NO“? We

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 9:01 am

Jamie Raines Addresses 5 Questions You Probably Shouldn’t Ask Trans People

Jamie Raines, the trans man whose timelapse video of selfies taken over the course of three years throughout his gender transition went viral last week, made a video for

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm

The U.S. Trans Survey Goes Live Today – Spread The Word!

This is the largest and most comprehensive survey of the American transgender community to date!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 19, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Three Transgender Firsts: Buzzfeed, Bravo, And The White House

There are three transgender firsts in the media today: Bravo has cast its first-ever transgender “Real Housewife,” BuzzFeed has its first-ever transgender staff writer, and the White House has hired the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 18, 2015 - 11:09 am
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