On Sunday morning, Orange Is the New Black cast members Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba, and Kate Mulgrew appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry along with Piper Kerman (on whose memoir the show was based) to discuss the show and its portrayal of the prison system.
Laverne Cox's highly anticipated debut appearance in #nerdland happened yesterday morning as she along with several castmates from Orange Is The New Black discussed the show and the issues revolving around incarcerated women highlighted by it.
Don't think for a moment the trans community, Smith students, Smith alums who support trans feminine inclusion, transpeople in Western Mass and our allies forgot what happened to Calliope or what was said back in May.
Transgender high school student Ashton Lee of Manteca, California, delivered nearly 6,000 petition signatrues to Gov. Jerry Brown's Sacramento office, in support of a pending bill which would provide protection for transgender students in the state.
Two days ago I was traveling from a friend’s house in Providence to my present home in Littleton by commuter rail via Boston. While in town, I needed to stop by an office of our fine federal government to deal with one of the many little form changes that seem to go hand in hand with a transgender identity.
On July 30, 2013, it was announced that the Palm Center, best known for its extensive research that revealed the discriminatory and baseless nature of the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy, will receive $1.35 million in grants from the Tawani Foundation to conduct studies on transgender service in the U.S. military.