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Transgender

Families

Twelve-Year Old Transgender Boy Is First Canadian To Get New Birth Certificate

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 3:49 PM June 17, 2014
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In an historic first, a twelve-year-old Canadian transgender boy was awarded a birth certificate reflecting his gender.

Elections

Republicans Elect Their First Ever Transgender Candidate In Party Primary

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 10:00 AM June 13, 2014
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Lauren Scott, who is running for Nevada State Assembly, became the first transgender candidate to be elected by Republicans when she won her primary election this week.

families

Watch: Parents Support And Celebrate Their Transgender Sons At Pride Parade

by David Badash ● 10:12 AM June 6, 2014
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At San Francisco’s pride parade, Oprah’s OWN journalist Lisa Ling profiles parents and their transgender sons.

News

Breaking: In Historic Move, Medicare Lifts Ban On Sex Confirmation Surgery

by David Badash ● 1:33 PM May 30, 2014
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The Obama administration’s Health and Human Services Department has lifted a decades-old ban prohibiting Medicare to pay for sex-confirmation surgery for transgender individuals.

News

Watch: Amazing Parents’ Amazing Video About Their Amazing Transgender Son Goes Viral

by David Badash ● 10:50 AM May 30, 2014
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Any child would likely be lucky to have Jeff and Hillary Whittington as parents. Ryland Whittington, a transgender boy, may be especially lucky.

James McDonald

Laverne Cox On The Cover Of TIME Magazine — Why This Is Big

by James McDonald ● 8:44 AM May 30, 2014
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Laverne Cox, star of “Orange Is The New Black,” graces Time’s cover with the title “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s next civil rights frontier.” The impact of a transgender woman on the cover of such a mainstream magazine will surely reverberate throughout the world, but an important message permeates the entire issue.

News

Laverne Cox Is On The Cover Of Time Magazine

by David Badash ● 8:54 AM May 29, 2014
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Today is Laverne Cox’s birthday, so what could be better than being on the cover of Time magazine? “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s next civil rights frontier” is Time’s cover story.

Discrimination

Maryland Governor Signs Trans Rights Bill Into Law

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:39 PM May 15, 2014
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BREAKING: Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law today the Fairness for All Marylanders Act, outlawing discrimination against transgender citizens.

Civil Rights

Christian High School Bans Student’s Transgender Boyfriend From Senior Prom (Video)

by David Badash ● 11:19 AM April 16, 2014
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A New York City private Christian high school has banned one student’s boyfriend from accompanying her to the senior prom because he is transgender.

Coming Out

Proud Mom Posts Announcement Introducing Her Transgender Son

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 12:23 PM April 7, 2014
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How does a good parent support her transgender child? With her whole heart. See how one loving mother proudly made the announcement.

News

Could US Military Ban On Transgender Troops Be Near An End?

by David Badash ● 12:12 PM March 13, 2014
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When DADT was repealed, lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members were finally allowed to serve openly, but the ban on transgender military members remains in place today — for now.

Bigotry Watch

No ‘Definitive Data’ Transgender People Exist Says Fox News’ Keith Ablow

by David Badash ● 6:51 PM January 15, 2014
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After saying that transgender people are just like heroin addicts and anorexics, Fox News’ Keith Ablow now says that transgender people don’t even exist.

Discrimination

Chris Christie Vetoes Transgender Bill — Attempt To Divert Focus From Bridgegate?

by David Badash ● 3:46 PM January 13, 2014
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The embattled New Jersey Governor who is all of a sudden fighting for his political life decided to veto a bill that would have made it legal for transgender people to legally correct their birth certificates to match their gender.

International

Human Rights Campaign Goes Global — Will They Actually Help Or Just Be The Ugly American?

by Tanya Domi ● 1:31 PM December 21, 2013
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The Human Rights Campaign announced last month a new global initiative, but will the priorities and expertise of America’s largest domestic LGBT organization translate internationally?