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Target stands by its transgender bathroom policy

CEO likens the current criticism to what Target faced when it first used black models in advertising five decades ago (more)

Philippines elects transgender woman to Congress

The Philippines have made history by electing their first ever transgender politician to the House of Representatives (more)

Transgender Rights, The New Front In The Culture Wars

Transgender rights are getting a new focus in the civil rights standoff that emerged this week between the Obama administration and the state of North Carolina (more)


Teen Boy Says He Was Kicked Out Of Ted Cruz Rally For Being Transgender

Cruz has openly supported the controversial North Carolina state law that bans transgender people from using restrooms in government buildings that match their gender identity (more).

World premiere set in L.A. for film on Minneapolis transgender advocate CeCe McDonald

A documentary written and produced by Laverne “Orange is the New Black” Cox about a black transgender woman convicted of a killing outside a south Minneapolis bar has scheduled its world premiere, festival organizers announced (more).

This Trans Woman Posted A Selfie To Challenge North Carolina’s “Bathroom Law”

Bathrooms in North Carolina have become a lightning rod for transgender rights across the country with the passing of HB2, a law that in part requires people to use only public bathrooms that correspond with the sex they are assigned at birth (more).


Target’s transgender bathroom policy sparks boycott threats, anger

The rights of transgender individuals have been in the news in a big way lately and one of the nation’s largest retailers is now weighing in (more)

These Photos Show Trans And Gender Diverse Kids As They Want To Be Seen

A photographer has created a stunning photo series featuring transgender and gender-diverse youth as they want to be seen (more)

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Obama Administration Transgender Protections

The Obama administration has taken the position that sex discrimination bans under federal law include protections against anti-transgender discrimination (more)


What it means to be gender-fluid

For some people, gender is not just about being male or female; in fact, how one identifies can change every day or even every few hours (more).

Transgender bathroom bill supporters, foes pack hearing

Some Minnesota parents say allowing transgender people to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with is ripe for abuse by people with bad intentions. A transgender woman says she’s not a sexual predator — she’s just trying to use the bathroom (more).

19 Insanely Useful Makeup Tips For Trans Women

The sheer volume of makeup available on the market can be daunting to anyone. And while no one needs to wear makeup or not wear makeup, we hope these tips will help trans women who want to explore their relationship with makeup to do just that (more).


Study Finds Deep Conversations Can Reduce Transgender Prejudice

Prejudices are often deep, obstinate beliefs. You’ve probably noticed this if you’ve ever tried to change someone’s political opinion at a dinner party. But David Fleischer, the director of the Leadership LAB of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, thinks he’s found a way to begin changing people’s prejudices with just a short conversation (more)

Why the onslaught of religious freedom laws?

It’s the season of so-called religious freedom bills: statewide proposals that, depending on the point of view, ensure that individuals and businesses may operate in keeping with their faith or fling the door open to discrimination in the name of religion (more)

All The Questions You Had About Tucking, But Were Afraid To Ask

For many people, particularly trans women, tucking can be both necessary and life-affirming – but there’s not a lot of information out there about how to do so safely. Here’s what you need to get started (more)


North Carolina Passes Law Blocking Measures To Protect LGBT People

North Carolina has passed a law blocking local governments from passing anti-discrimination rules to grant protections to gay and transgender people…(more)

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have…(more)

Republicans in Minnesota push bill to keep transgender people from changing restrooms

Several Republican state lawmakers are renewing their push to define who can use which bathrooms in Minnesota schools and workplaces.
They’re supporting legislation that would require transgender people to use restrooms, locker rooms and dressing rooms that match the sex on their birth certificate…(more)