The Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) of Greater New York led a Call to Action this past Monday at Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, marking one year since the brutal assault on Islan Nettles.
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Last week popular Filipino actor/singer Aiza Seguerra came out as a transgender man on the talk show "Aquino & Abunda Tonight." He rose to fame as a child, appeaing in over 30 Filipino films and TV series, before turning to music in his late teens and finding success as a pop singer and guitarist.
Glamour Magazine's September issue features transgender model and activist Geena Rocero sharing her personal story of finding herself and taking action for her community.
The US Department of Labor issued a guidance protecting transgender employees of federal contractors from discrimination.
A transgender teen from New Jersey and her mother have been working to make sure she will return to school safely in September with her gender identity respected.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington DC has added hundreds of photographs, papers, and historical objects to its collection to document the history of LGBT people in our country.
Due to a historic vote, transgender Oregonians will be able to access trans healthcare under Oregon's Health Plan starting in 2015.
Not only does Michelle voice the Arkansas Family Council's and FRC's anti-LGBT bigotry and undying dedication to inciting baseless moral panic, but perhaps above all else, they have teamed up to demonstrate a complete ignorance about the issues at hand—namely, a lack of basic legal protections and respect for various members of Arkansas' community.
Gavin McInnes, the author of what is considered by many to be one of the most offensive op-ed written about transgender people, has been asked to take a leave of absence from the ad agency he helped to create.