Laverne Cox to Star in ABC Show “The Trustee”

  Transgender actress Laverne Cox will star in ABC’s new hour long comedy, “The Trustee.” Cox, who first came to prominence in “Orange is the New...
Gavin Grimm

Los Angeles LGBT Center Speaks Out On Gavin Grimm Transgender Case

On the heels of the Trump administration’s reversal of the federal government’s position on transgender rights, on March 6, the Supreme Court chose not...

Trump lifts transgender student protections

Much to the dismay of the LGBT advocates who sought to keep guidance barring discrimination against transgender kids in schools and assuring access to...

Trump admin to rescind trans student protections: source

BY CHRIS JOHNSON  |  Despite pleas from parents of transgender children and LGBT employees, the Trump administration is set Tuesday to rescind Obama-era guidance...
GLSEN Executive Director Eliza Byard

LGBT groups urge Trump admin to keep trans protections

Following a signal from the U.S. Justice Department that guidance protecting transgender students may be on the chopping block, a trio of LGBT groups...
Betsey Devos

DeVos confirmed despite concerns over anti-LGBT donations

Despite efforts from Senate Democrats and LGBT advocates to block the confirmation of Betsy Devos as education secretary, the U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed on...

CA State Sen. Toni Atkins & Scott Wiener propose non-binary gender option

BY TROY MASTERS  |  While gender politics evokes outrage among some of the nation’s Republican lawmakers and among many Trump cabinet appointees, California is...

BREAKING: North Carolina Republicans renege on deal to repeal HB2 ‘in full’

BY ZACH FORD  for Think Progress |   After deliberating all morning and into the afternoon in a closed caucus session, the North Carolina...

Anti-LGBT North Carolina Republican incumbent Governor finally concedes to Democrat

BY STAFF  |  North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded his bid for reelection to challenger Roy Cooper after a long post-election day standoff. McCrory posted...

For Secretary of Defense, another LGBT hostile Trump pick

BY STAFF  |  Continuing his string of LGBT hostile Cabinet picks, Donald Trump has tapped James Mattis for Secretary of Defense. Mattis, in August of...

Iran’s Treatment of Trans People: A Double Edged Sword

BY KEVIN SCHUMACHER  (aka Hossein Alizedah)  |  Iran - an Islamic theocracy that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations, forces women to adhere to a strict...

Trump says inclusion of transgender troops is Political Correctness, could be reversed

BY CHRIS JOHNSON  |  Slamming changes made to foster LGBT inclusion in the U.S. military during the Obama administration, Donald Trump pledged Monday to...

Transgender Dad Step Closer to Seeing His Kids

BY ADAM KLASFIELD  |  One day after New York State's highest court issued a favorable decision for two lesbian parents, a transgender father in Louisiana...

Transgender speaker set to make history; first transgender caucus held

BY TROY MASTERS  |  Twenty-eight transgender delegates to the Democratic National Committee Convention convened today, holding the Democratic party's first ever Transgender Caucus. They were...

Israel’s First Out Transgender Officer Gets Personal at Congregation Kol Ami

BY KAREN OCAMB  |   America left behind transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military when Congress repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell in 2011— an...

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