This past weekend Chicago hosted the second annual Trans 100, an event that recognizes 100 transgender people working who have worked towards the advancement of the transgender community. Trans*H4ck also worked in partnership with this yearsTrans 100 to acknowledge transgender people's contribution to the tech industry.
Today, GLAAD released "Out of the Closet: Onward to Victory," a graphic that celebrates lesbian, trans, bi, and gay athletes whose visibility has furthered equality.
GO! Athletes, the LGBTQ athlete empowerment network, has launched a social media campaign in support of transgender mixed martial arts fighter Fallon Fox. The campaign, #Fight4Fallon, will encourage everyone to become #FallonFighters.
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MTV's JWOWW joins GLAAD, MMA fighter Fallon Fox, LGBT advocates Shane Bitney Crone and Jacob Rudolph at NYC Pride
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Fallon Fox is set to fight in her first match since news broke that she was transgender via a Sports Illustrated magazine article.
Professional fighter Matt Mitrione's contract was suspended by the UFC after he unleashed transphobic rants against Fallon Fox on The MMA Hour.
Documentarian Michiel Thomas explores the coming out process for for LGBT athletes through film, and hopes that his new project will provide the opportunity to give answers to the questions of stereotypes and misunderstandings about being an LGBT-identifying person in sports.
Dr. Johnny "Fight Doc" Benjamin makes an argument against trans MMA fighter Fallon Fox being able to compete against other women. But does it hold up to scrutiny?