On Monday, July 27th 2015, a lawsuit filed to allow a transgender teen to use the boys' restrooms in his school moved forward, as U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar dismissed the Title IX discrimination claims in the suit.
News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories
On Sunday, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show's guest hosts, Janet Mock and Richard Liu, drew focus to the extreme violence facing transgender women of color.
On Tuesday morning, India Clarke, a 25 year old Black trans woman, was found murdered outside a community center in Tampa, Florida.
On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and gender non-conforming students.
On Wednesday, July 15th, Ireland passed the Gender Recognition Bill, which allows all citizens over the age of 18 to self-declare their gender marker on their legal documents without any medical intervention or other type of verification required. Prior to this, people in Ireland had no way to change their legal gender.
For the past year, the magazine has been running a "Modern Life" column every month. This month the column features an interview with Jodie Patterson, the mother of Penel, her 7 year old transgender son.
Maya Avant's storyline will continue this week on Thursday and Friday, and the episodes will include a fashion show featuring Maya and real-life out transgender models, Isis King and Carmen Carrera.
Tonight, Olympic gold medalist and transgender reality television star Caitlyn Jenner will be honored at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, presented by ESPN.
Earlier this week, the Senate rejected a measure that would prohibit discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools.