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12/22/2012 08:05 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Top Transgender Stories Of 2012: Lana Wachowski, 'Glee' And More

While there's still a lot more work to be done, 2012 saw some remarkable milestones for transgender people both in the U.S. and abroad.

From Vice President Joe Biden declaring transgender rights as the "civil rights issue of our time," to the huge update made by the American Psychiatric Association to its Diagnostic And Statistical Manual Of Mental Disorders, trans acceptance has certainly made some enormous strides this year.

We even saw one of our favorite TV shows, "Glee," include a transgender character in its diverse cast, and the transgender flag was flown in place of the iconic rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco for for the first time ever.

Check out some more phenomenal transgender stories from 2012 in our roundup below and be sure to let us know what other moments captured your attention in the comments section.

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Biggest Trans Stories Of 2012
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Biggest Trans Stories Of 2012

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