Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

WATCH: Trans model Andreja Pejic launches Kickstarter for feature-length documentary

Less than two months after coming out as transgender, international fashion model Andreja Pejic announced fundraising plans for a feature-length documentary about her life.

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Lawsuit filed on behalf of South Carolina teenager denied a license photo for wearing makeup

The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the family of Chase Culpepper, a gender non-conforming South Carolina teenager who was refused a driver's license at the Department of Motor Vehicles until he removed his makeup.

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September 2, 2014

"Faking It" adds recurring lesbian character, Laverne Cox to guest star

According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' season 2 of MTV's 'Faking It' will see the addition of a new recurring lesbian character named Reagan to the show's cast. What's more, actress, producer and trans advocate Laverne Cox will also join Hester High in a guest starring role.

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California Assembly passes bill to ban use of "trans panic" and "gay panic" defenses

A new bill that would ban people from using the "trans panic" or "gay panic" defenses in court passed California's State Assembly, and is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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