Nearly 100 Trans Advocates Pen Open Letter to Human Rights Campaign
“We do not need a cisgender-led $40 million organization to copy our work and brand it as new.”
Rev. Elena Rose Vera On the Hotline Created for Trans People, by Trans People
Trans Lifeline executive director: “We’re not just people that need to be rescued, but also have extraordinary gifts.”
Trans Candidates Made History by Running—and in Some Cases Winning—In the Midterms
As the Trump administration works to eliminate transgender rights, trans candidates ran for office in record numbers—and had a few notable victories.
Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Activists and Allies Vow to Fight Legal Erasure
Social media responds to a new federal report that seeks to rigidly define gender as determined by biology at birth.
5 #TransWeek Tweets That Highlight the Experiences of Trans People of Color
Transgender Awareness Week seeks to “raise the visibility of transgender and gender nonconforming people, and address the issues the community faces.”
Jeff Sessions Says Civil Rights Act Doesn't Protect Trans Workers From Discrimination
National Center for Transgender Equality: “We’ll see him in court.”
3 Transgender Rights Orgs to Support While the DOD Decides How to Block People Who Want to Serve
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is doing exactly what he was ordered to do—and the lives and livelihoods of trans people are still at risk.
Military Service Members Sue Trump, Armed Forces for Transgender Ban
“Trump’s directive to exclude transgender people from military service has created a tidal wave of harms that have already been felt throughout our armed services.”
WATCH: Video Explores History and Contributions of Two Spirit People
Fusion’s video comes just in time for International Transgender Day of Visibility.
REPORT: Women Who Are of Color, Trans and HIV-Positive Must Fight Overlapping Oppressions
Research by the Transgender Law Center highlights the major economic, social and health challenges facing trans women of color living with HIV.
New Database Tracks Deaths of Transgender Homicide Victims
Mic reports: Fully 75 percent of the trans and gender-nonconforming Americans killed because of their identities since 2010 were Black women.
Trans Folks: Everything You Need to Know About Updating Your IDs Before Trump Takes Office
The bottom line: Don’t panic. But if you’re ready to update your ID documents, do it now.
REPORT: Hundreds of Videos Showing Transphobic Violence Are Uploaded and Circulated as Entertainment
WITNESS Media Lab analyzed over 300 eyewitness videos of violence against transgender people, many of color, and found that many of them have garnered hundreds of thousands of likes and hateful comments.
Ben Carson Says Being Transgender 'Doesn't Make Any Sense'
The former presidential candidate is set to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.
WATCH: Pakistani Student Asks President Obama How He's Supporting Non-Binary People
Non-binary Muslim student Maria Munir spoke to President Obama at an event in London over the weekend.
These New Guidelines Make it Easier for Transgender Athletes to Compete in the Olympics
But the final decision still rests in the hands of individual sports federations.
Tamara Dominguez is 17th U.S. Trans Woman Killed in 2015
The Mexican-American transgender woman’s body was found in a church parking lot.
New Series Explores Relationships of Black Transgender and Queer Couples
The first video in a new series explores why love is revolutionary for black transgender and queer couples.
'Queer People Don't Have the Luxury to Stop Telling Our Stories'
Christopher Soto, editor of the new queer poetry journal “Neptanla,” isn’t satisfied with mere visibility. He thinks the LGBT community deserves more.
new journal by and for queer people of color,
Trans Girl's Friend Helps Stop Stabbing Attack on D.C. Metro
She’s expected to make a full recovery.