transgender

LGBTQ

How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia

Mumsnet boasts of its political influence and hosts chats with Hillary Clinton and UK politicians. So how has it become ground zero for British transphobia?
Eve Livingston
12.6.18
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018

‘My Baby Was Really Loved’: A Mother and Community Mourn De’janay Stanton

De’janay Stanton was just getting started when the 24-year-old Chicagoan was fatally shot in August.
Leila Ettachfini
11.19.18
Op-Ed

Nearly 100,000 Vermont Voters Wanted a Trans Woman as Governor

Though Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist ultimately lost to her Republican opponent on Tuesday, her campaign was a triumph.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
Op-Ed

Voters Reject Anti-Trans Policy in Massachusetts Victory

Question 3 sought to eliminate transgender protections in Massachusetts—but the latest legal assault against trans rights failed at the voting booth on Tuesday.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
Op-Ed

A Timeline of Every Step in Trump's Plan to Eliminate Transgender Rights

Since Trump took office, his administration has systematically eroded legal protections for transgender Americans.
Diana Tourjée
10.30.18
#WontBeErased

7 Parents on What They Learned from Their Trans Kids

Advice from parents of transgender and gender non-conforming children about how to be good to the young trans person in your life.
Serena Sonoma
10.26.18
Power

Alyssa Milano on Why Cis Women Must Fight for Transgender Rights

Our struggles are not separate from the struggles of the transgender community—they’re bound up in each other, intertwined.
Alyssa Milano
10.23.18
Power

Inside a Rally of Hundreds Telling Trump Trans People #WontBeErased

After a leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo revealed an agenda to strip 1.4 million trans Americans of gender recognition on Sunday, LGBTQ people and allies gathered in New York City's Washington Square Park to protest.
Diana Tourjée
Sara David
Sarah Burke
10.22.18
Life

The Girl's Guide to Changing Your Gender

A chill primer on estrogen, breast augmentation, skirts, and other things a trans girl might consider on her trek across genders.
Diana Tourjée
10.17.18
high school

High School Swaps Homecoming Royalty for Gender-Inclusive 'Liberty Leaders'

Two Iowa high schools have announced they've phased out homecoming kings and queens in favor of a gender-neutral approach. And other schools across the country are already following suit.
Sirin Kale
10.16.18
politics

Altered Birth Certificates Are 'Free Speech' for Trans People, Lawsuit Says

Lambda Legal has sued the state of Kansas for refusing to allow transgender citizens to alter the sex marker on their birth certificate, arguing that inaccurate birth certificates compel speech.
Diana Tourjée
10.15.18
News

Nearly $1 Million Awarded to Trans Women Denied Surgical Care

Alina Boyden and Shannon Andrews of Wisconsin have just won an important battle in the fight for transgender health care protections.
Diana Tourjée
10.11.18
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