New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state’s civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.
Officials in Owensboro, Ky., have decided to put off considering a LGBT rights ordinance for at least a year. Mayor Ron Payne told the Messenger-Inquirer that things need to “cool down” before the City Commission discusses the issue. The so-called fairness ordinance would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Yesterday, the Labor Department issued guidance announcing that federal contractors and subcontractors cannot discriminate in employment on the basis of gender identity and transgender status.
One user at a congressional IP address changed a description of Laverne Cox to say she is ‘a real man pretending to be a woman.’
The Entertainers: Band front woman Laura Jane Grace is delivering on her promise not to become a demure shrinking violet after coming out as trans.
Cuban LGBT advocate Mariela Castro, daughter of president Raul Castro, cast what may be the first “no” vote since the Revolution on a workers’ rights bill because it lacked gender identity protections.
The representation of U.S. history at the Smithsonian Institution just got more inclusive. A collection of LGBT-relevant papers, photographs, and other items of historical significance has been donated.
Laverne Cox photographed by Casey Spooner and styled by Akeem Smith for V magazine. Emmy-nominated actress and trans activist Laverne Cox is featured in the Fall issue of V magazine.
Riley Moscatel’s highly public suicide is indicative of a troubling trend: Trans people have an exponentially higher rate of suicide attempts than nontrans folks.
11 transgender artists get sexy, weird, and wild for the August ‘TRIGGER WARNING!!’ show in Santa Monica, Calif.
As a homeless trans teen, CeCe McDonald suffered a lifetime of hardships. But when she was charged with murder for simply defending herself, she became a folk hero.
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