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Laverne Cox to Janet Mock on Bruce Jenner: "Visibility matters when it can save lives and influence the changes of hearts and minds"
Trans actress and advocate Laverne Cox spoke with fellow trans advocate and MSNBC host Janet Mock at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner about Bruce Jenner's 20/20 special and the importance of visibility.
Bruce Jenner's ABC interview draws huge ratings; E! confirms docu-series; Kim Kardashian shows support
E! confirms a new docu-series about Jenner's life as a woman will premiere on the network in July after 20/20 interview draws 16.9 million viewers. Daughter Kim appears on the TODAY show saying, "I support him 100 percent."
A ballot initiative in California seeks to ban transgender people from the bathroom which aligns with their gender identity, and could require trans people to pay "damages" for violating a non-trans person's privacy if found in a bathroom unlawfully. This is part of a larger trend seeking to legally discrimination against the trans community.
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The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) has been stalled for nearly a year while opponents have sought to overturn the act. However, a judge has ruled the petition opposing HERO invalid, allowing protections for LGBT Houstonians to take effect.
TIME names several LGBT people and advocates in its annual list of "100 Most Influential People."