Transgender

News that impacts the transgender community, from transphobic news coverage to positive and uplifting personal stories

May 30, 2014

TIME's Nancy Gibbs and GLAAD's Tiq Milan talk the trans 'tipping point' on MSNBC with Ronan Farrow

Yesterday, on MSNBC with Ronan Farrow, managing editor of TIME, Nancy Gibbs, and transgender advocate and GLAAD senior media strategist, Tiq Milan, discussed the role of the media in transgender issues in light of 'Orange is the New Black' star Laverne Cox's feature on Time Magazine's cover.

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Two transgender women of color verbally harassed and attacked on Atlanta's MARTA train

At the Five Points MARTA train station in downtown Atlanta, two transgender women of color were verbally harassed and physically attacked by several men.

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VIDEO: One family's beautiful support of their trans son Ryland

Ryland Whittington is a six-year-old transgender boy who has become a YouTube sensation due to the heartwarming video that his parents uploaded, which tells the story of his life and transition.

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June 3, 2014

'The Transcending Gender Project': celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

Photographer Rhys Harper has started The Transcending Gender Project, a photo collection that aims to celebrate transgender and gender non-conforming individuals as people, not just by their gender, by bringing visibility to their lives.

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LGBT heroes and activists join rally for homeless LGBT youth

The June 2nd LGBT Rally for Homeless Youth will be the launch of the National Campaign for Youth Shelter, a movement to prioritize the protection of homeless youth across the United States.

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May 29, 2014

Transgress, a project developed through Trans* H4CK, makes online resources for trans people more accessible

Lauren Voswinkel, a transgender software developer in Pittsburgh is building Transgress, a tool that bypasses web filters designed to prevent access to pornography in order to allow people access to valuable sites only about transgender issues.

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