According to the Times of India, India's most recent census yielded the first official count of transgender people, at more than 490,000.
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Bryan John Ellicott, a city employee for the Office of Emergency Management and a 24-year-old transgender man, is suing New York City after three Parks Department employees allegedly discriminated against him because of his gender identity on July 21 last year.
Andy Marra, a Korean adoptee and staunch LGBTQ advocate, shares her story about finding love as a transgender woman.
On Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times ran a virulently anti-trans "op-ed" from Kevin D. Williamson, in which he referred to Laverne Cox and other trans women as "an effigy of a woman," repeatedly used incorrect pronouns to describe Laverne, and inaccurately stated that she is not a woman.
Largest amount of money ever donated by a live person to a LGBT center being used to support homeless youth
Anita May Rosenstein, great-granddaughter of the founder of May Department Stores Co., recently donated an astounding $6.5 million to the Los Angeles LGBT Center to support homeless LGBT youth.
Conservative activists, led by Delegate Neil C. Parrott, collected more than 17,500 valid signatures from Marylanders to repeal a new Maryland law giving legal protection to transgender individuals, falling 1,000 short of their first deadline.
In the investigation that followed the Atlanta MARTA attack of two transgender women of color on May 20, two men, Luther L. Thomas and Frederick Missick, have been arrested on disorderly conduct.