Transgender

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

July 29, 2014

Laverne Cox educates hosts on "CBS This Morning" and talks about her success on Orange is the New Black

Laverne Cox appeared on "CBS This Morning" and spoke about her Emmy nominee, Time cover, and other career successes/projects. She also spoke about growing up transgender and shared some wisdom on accepting people who are different from us.

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July 29, 2014

VIDEO: Colombian Transgender women form a soccer team to eliminate transphobia

As a way to raise awareness about the Colombian transgender community and help eliminate transphobia, a group of transgender women formed a soccer team.

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WATCH: Equality Utah shares story of a Mormon mother accepting her transgender son

In a video by Equality Utah for their series, "We Are Utah," Grayson, a transgender Mormon teen, shares his story of realizing who he is and finding acceptance from family and among faith leaders at his church.

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July 28, 2014

Trans teen advocate and children's book author Jazz is now vlogging on YouTube

Accomplished transgender teenage advocate, Jazz, has taken to YouTube with her latest project - vlogging.

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July 28, 2014

Southern stories told by the Washington Blade

The Washington Blade recently published a series of articles detailing the quality of life of Southern LGBT individuals. The authors spent a week in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi chronicling accounts of those who have experienced poverty, discrimination, Hurricane Katrina, and other hardships not uncommon to residents of the South.

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Model Andreja Pejic comes out publicly as a transgender woman, shares her experience with media and Facebook fans

The acclaimed model announced that she will only be modeling women's fashion going forward and that her agency supports her transition

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Garden State Equality announces trans advocate Andrea Bowen as Executive Director

Garden State Equality, New Jersey's statewide LGBT advocacy organization, announced transgender advocate Andrea "Andy" Bowen as Executive Director.

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