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More than 60 years ago, the United Nations declared December 10 International Human Rights Day.
Virginia teenager Sage Smith has been missing for nearly 20 days and there has been virtually no media coverage of her abduction.
We know it's the New York Post. We know what their standards are, and they're not very high. Many of the writers and editors have made it clear that they could care less about the trans young people reading their paper - or parents and friends who have lost a loved one due to anti-trans violence.
A vote on Uganda’s dangerous and deplorable “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” is looming, with the Speaker of the Parliament promising its passage, as “a Christmas gift,” prior to the chamber’s December 15th holiday recess
USA TODAY Sports profiled Mission College athlete Gabrielle Ludwig, who is transgender and plays on her school's women's basketball team in California.
Sage Smith, a transgender 19 year-old girl from Charlottesville, VA, was last heard from just over two weeks ago, on November 20. Community advocates are asking for help locating the last person who had contact with Smith, a 21 year-old named Erik Tyquan McFadden, who they believe has left Charlottesville after an initial police interview.
The Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and other services to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, has released a new video for its annual fundraising series, Homeless for the Holidays.
The 2013 Trans 100, the brainchild of Jen Richards of We Happy Trans and Antonia D'orsay, Executive Director of This Is H.O.W, aims to provide "an inaugural overview of the breadth and diversity of work being done in, by, and for the transgender community across the United States."
LGBT media advocacy organization GLAAD has joined thousands of alumni and advocates calling on women's school Smith College to revise its admission policies to admit transgender students.
I have been fighting for the full inclusion of LGBTQ voices in immigration reform since 2008 along side many powerful undocuqueer people. We have gone a long way and we still have much to accomplish so our movements can be united. Needless to say, for us in GetEQUAL, immigration reform is needed and it is a moral imperative for our country. This legislative battle has become a focal point in our organizing because of the lived experience of some of our leaders, including myself.
LGBT demonstrators were among the tens of thousands of immigrant reform activists who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol and in 30 cities around the nation on April 10 as a group of eight senators reached tentative agreement on a broad immigration bill. Leaders of LGBT organizations were featured speakers in solidarity for immigration reform.
A privately operated shelter for homeless women funded by the D.C. government is violating the D.C. Human Rights Act by refusing to admit transgender women unless they provide “documentation” of a legal name change or gender reassignment surgery, according to separate complaints against the facility by two transgender women, as reported earlier this week by the Washington Blade.
A transgender Nova Scotia student says she recently faced suspension for using the women’s washroom at her rural high school.
Here's a potentially interesting scenario: Fallon Fox, the controversial transgender MMA fighter who competes in Championship Fighting Alliance, rises up the ranks and eventually joins the UFC, where she earns a shot at the UFC women's bantamweight title against Ronda Rousey.
California's Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has confirmed that a non-discrimination law guarantees all people the right to access coverage for medically necessary care regardless of gender identity or expression.