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.
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services repealed a moratorium, issued in 1981, that prevented Medicare from even considering covering transgender healthcare.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today, Houston's City Council passed a non-discrimination ordinance that will protect city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employees on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation in a vote.
A trans woman, C, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, in the Greater London area is fighting a case requesting that the Government remove details on her previous life, including her old name. Her case rests on the claim that her gender reassignment surgery is a private matter and "wholly irrelevant" to her ability to find work.
Last year, the University of Arizona announced the Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ), the first non-medical academic journal devoted to transgender issues, would be released this year. According to Advocate.com, Duke University Press has just released the inaugural volume, titled "Postposttranssexual: Key Concepts for a 21st Century Transgender Studies."