News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
Today, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment.
An editorial in Connecticut's New Haven Register calls for the release of transgender teen girl, Jane Doe, from the prison where she is being held without criminal charges against her by order of the state's Department of Children and Families.
MSNBC talked to U.S. Navy veteran Landon Wilson, who was discharged because of the ban on transgender service in the military, and Fiona Dawson, host of “Transmilitary” about transgender service members.
Pentagon weighs providing Chelsea Manning with transition-related healthcare; how this is reported is important
Private Chelsea Manning made recent headlines for her request for hormone treatment and the fact that the Pentagon is considering moving Manning to another facility for treatment.
Houston, Texas could soon pass HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which would cover employment, city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employment at businesses with at least 50 employees on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.
This Saturday, people in countries around the world will participate in the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (“IDAHOT”). Several events will take place to spread awareness of the unequal treatment that plagues the LGBT community.