Trans actress and advocate Laverne Cox spoke with fellow trans advocate and MSNBC host Janet Mock at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner about Bruce Jenner's 20/20 special and the importance of visibility.
E! confirms a new docu-series about Jenner's life as a woman will premiere on the network in July after 20/20 interview draws 16.9 million viewers. Daughter Kim appears on the TODAY show saying, "I support him 100 percent."
A ballot initiative in California seeks to ban transgender people from the bathroom which aligns with their gender identity, and could require trans people to pay "damages" for violating a non-trans person's privacy if found in a bathroom unlawfully. This is part of a larger trend seeking to legally discrimination against the trans community.
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) has been stalled for nearly a year while opponents have sought to overturn the act. However, a judge has ruled the petition opposing HERO invalid, allowing protections for LGBT Houstonians to take effect.