Over the weekend, transgender advocate Janet Mock drew a large crowd for the first public reading of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More, her memoir that will be released today, February 4. I went, and this is what I thought.
ABC Family's The Fosters already stands out as one of television's most inclusive and popular shows, but now with the introduction of transgender teen Cole this season, they've set the bar even higher.
For the first time in the US, a court ruled it unlawful and a violation of human rights to prevent transgender students from using the bathroom of the gender with which they identify. This decision was reached after a three-year-long case in Maine, filed on behalf of high school girl Nicole Maines, who is trans.
Barneys New York, the iconic high-end department store, is introducing a spring campaign called "Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters," which features 17 models who are transgender and gender non-conforming, and will donate proceeds to LGBT organizations.