Members Of Transgender Community Call For End To Violence After Recent Hate Crimes In NYCThe group wants the city to do more to protect the LGBTQ+ community, including educating local businesses on how to provide a safe haven for people being harassed.
Newark Native MJ Rodriguez Becomes First Transgender Performer To Receive Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy NominationShe was recognized for her performance in the drama series "Pose."
#TogetherInPride: Fight For Transgender Acceptance Front And Center For Gay Rights AdvocatesAdvocates say gender-neutral bathrooms and understanding pronouns are good first steps, but barely scratch the surface when it comes to real policy changes.
#TogetherInPride: Role Models In The Trans Community Offer Comfort To Young People In TransitionA Rutgers student is a source of inspiration this Pride Month.
Takeaways From International Transgender Day Of Visibility: Language Matters, Especially PronounsLanguage matters. That's the message many are sharing on International Transgender Day of Visibility, which recognizes the men and women living authentically as how they see themselves.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Measure Repealing Parts Of So-Called 'Walking While Trans' LawIt was passed in the '70s to prohibit loitering for the purpose of prostitution, but advocates of the repeal say it has been used to harass and arrest law-abiding transgender women, particularly those of color.
Elliot Page, Oscar Nominated Star Of 'Juno,' 'Inception' And More, Comes Out As TransgenderIn a powerful social media post, Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, wrote "My joy is real, but it is also fragile."
Serena Daniari Thanks MTA For Launching New Anti-Hate Campaign After Transphobic AttackDaniari told police she was standing on the C train platform at the West 155th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue station when a couple yelled anti-sexual orientation slurs, then slapped and spit on her.
NY Courts To Add Transgender, Nonbinary & Other Gender Options To Jury DocumentsThe cards only have male and female gender options right now.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
Cuomo: N.Y. Will Protect Transgender Patients' Coverage From ACA ChangesState-level protections for transgender patients are being proposed in advance of possible federal changes to the Affordable Care Act.
Advocacy Groups Say Killings Of Transgender People On The RiseAt least 25 transgender people in the United States have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record, according to advocacy groups that have been monitoring the grim phenomenon and seeking ways to reduce the toll.
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci Rips Priebus, Bannon In New InterviewIn the article, Scaramucci accused Priebus of leaking his financial disclosure form and used vulgarities and expletives to attack Bannon.
Kristen Browde Becomes First Transgender Woman To Run On Major Party Ticket In N.Y.For the first time in New York State, a major political party has nominated a transgender woman for political office.
Hundreds Flock To Stonewall To Protest Trump's Reversal Of Transgender Bathroom PolicyA bathroom battle stretches from the White House to the Tri-State Area and across the country.