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Caitlyn Jenner Explains How She Wants A Guy To Treat Her

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.27.2015 | Gay Voices

Jennifer Boylan gives Caitlyn Jenner a lesson in the "normalcy" of trans women during a discussion about relationships in an upcoming episod...

Dr. Drew Says Special On Transgender Issues Was Inspired By Caitlyn Jenner

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 08.26.2015 | Media

What is it like to be trans in America? A new special on HLN with Dr. Drew hopes to give others a better understanding. Dr. Drew said he wan...

Here Are 17 Of The Trans Women Murdered This Year. Say Their Names.

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Last weekend, transgender activist and television personality Janet Mock made cable network history. After the murders of four trans wo...

This Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume Is The Worst Idea We've Heard All Year

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Halloween is still two months away, but there's already a horribly offensive new costume looming on the horizon.  The retailer Spirit H...

This Man Turned 100s Of Death Threats Against Caitlyn Jenner Into Something Beautiful

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices

An artist is making waves around the Internet with his powerful reimagining of the iconic Catilyn Jenner Vanity Fair cover -- made entirely out ...

BuzzFeed Hires Trans Writer And Activist Meredith Talusan

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 08.18.2015 | Media

BuzzFeed has brought on a new staff writer to broaden its coverage of the transgender community. Meredith Talusan, the site's first openly trans writ...

Stonewall Riot Veterans Address New Film's Controversial Trailer

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.11.2015 | Gay Voices

When blockbuster director Roland Emmerich decided to make a movie about the Stonewall riots -- the series of 1969 protests widely credi...

Back to Blaque: Meet the Trans YouTube Queen of the Underground

Sidney Chase | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Sidney Chase

"I'm a woman, I'm black, I'm curvy and I'm trans. There are a lot of things that I deal with. When I talk about those things, I am literally talking about my embodiment of these intersections."

If Trans People Said All The Things Cisgender People Say...

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.06.2015 | Gay Voices

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518961529&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&vid...

This Incredible Trans Woman Is Challenging The Way We Think About Gender

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Alex Drummond is a 51-year-old transgender woman who works as a psychotherapist and photographer in Wales. Drummoud recently began maki...

The Ban On Transgender Individuals In The Military May Soon Be Lifted

AP | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formal...

A Little More Light: Standing in Solidarity With Octavia Lewis

Sidney Chase | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Sidney Chase

As the LGBTQ community celebrates a favorable ruling on Marriage Equality, many activists around the country are seeing this as only the beginning. While the social climate of America is starting to carve out places for the LG and B, the T remains fighting most battles on it's own.

Here's How A Gym Became An Unexpected Gathering Place For Transgender Men

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices

Google has released a powerful new video that documents one transgender man's transition and his journey to find a community of supportive and like-mi...

Transgender Teen To Guest Star On USA's 'Royal Pains'

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices

A transgender teen is slated to play a role on the USA Network's "Royal Pains" in conjunction with a new public service announcement from the network,...

This Is What Trans Sisterhood Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.05.2015 | Women

Sisterhood is a revolutionary act for all women. A new documentary series called "This Is Me," created by WifeyTV with the help of executive produ...

Trans People Create Their Own Powerful Vanity Fair Covers

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Earlier this week, one of America's most lauded athletes -- and modern day reality TV star -- shared her authentic identity with the world on the cove...

11 Things To Never Ask A Transgender Person

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Talking about transgender issues and experiences can be tricky, unless you have the right language to talk about them. Understanding how to talk t...

Shaping a Movement That Leaves No One Behind

Masen Davis | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Masen Davis

For many years, media portrayals of LGBTQ people focused on one type of experience -- that of the white, gay, urban man living a fabulous life in a coastal city. While people living that experience are an important part of our community, many other voices and stories haven't been consistently heard.

What's It Like To Be Transgender In Kansas City?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.11.2015 | Gay Voices

What is it like to be transgender in Kansas City, Missouri? A compelling new television show from Discovery Life will tell the story of a group of ...

This New App Could Be A Lifesaver For The Transgender Community

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Where's the bathroom? While such an inquiry might seem harmless and nonchalant to some people, it is a loaded, even dangerous question for gender n...

Bullied Transgender Teen And YouTube Personality Dies

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.09.2015 | Gay Voices

A 16-year-old transgender teen and YouTube personality has died after allegedly being subjected to intense bullying at the hands of her classmates. ...

When It Comes To Trans Issues, This Unearthed Clip Shows Dolly Parton Character Was A Trailblazer

Posted 03.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Dolly Parton has long been a supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community -- even before it was trendy -- and the above th...

This Trans 13-Year-Old Is Our New Hero.. And When You See This He'll Be Yours Too

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

This just made our week. Tom Sosnik may only be 13-years-old, but the articulate teen has a more solid grasp on his sense of self than many adults ...

This Girl Is About To Become One Of The Most Influential Teens In The World

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Things just keep getting better and better for Jazz Jennings -- and hopefully that means things will get better for all of us. The 14-year-old tran...

Trans People Launch Campaign To Let The World Know #WeJustNeedToPee

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.13.2015 | Gay Voices

While mainstream transgender visibility may be at an all-time high, there is still a long way to go before individuals identifying across the transgen...