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Caitlyn Jenner Isn't At All Offended By Her Vanity Fair-Inspired Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

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Ellen DeGeneres Responds To Caitlyn Jenner's Comments About Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Ellen DeGeneres opened up to Howard Stern this week about her recent interview with Caitlyn Jenner in which the transgender Olympian reveale...

San Francisco Elementary School Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.08.2015 | Gay Voices

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This Is What It's Like To Grow Up Queer

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.08.2015 | Gay Voices

From the mind of photographer Dave Naz comes "Identity: In & Beyond The Binary," an insightful and candid short film where people across...

14 Queer People Get Candid About Day-To-Day Life In College

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.07.2015 | Gay Voices

14 college students recently sat down at a Campus Pride event to discuss day-to-day life navigating higher education as LGBTQ people. R...

How One Athlete Is Pushing The Sports World Beyond ‘Men’ And ‘Women’

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.06.2015 | Gay Voices

For people who live outside of the gender binary -- or who identify as transgender -- the sports world can function as a huge force of regul...

Trans Man Sues NYPD For Discrimination After Alleged Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.04.2015 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- A transgender Manhattan man says the New York City Police Department repeatedly impeded his attempts to report an alleged hate crime, and ...

Transgender Women's Lives: A Family Matter

Laurin Mayeno | Posted 09.03.2015 | Parents
Laurin Mayeno

We may or may not have a daughter, sister or other family member who is transgender. But, if we think of trans lives as "somebody else's issue" we are missing the boat.

Transgender Healthcare Equality (VIDEO)

Christian Hendricks | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Christian Hendricks

Healthcare access issues for trans people are largely overlooked -- often because healthcare isn't a sexy topic for the media, but it's an increasingly important part of the LGBTQ movement.

Transgender Cinderella: A Man, the Stroke of Midnight and Genitalia

Zoe Dolan | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Zoe Dolan

I always dreaded what I sought most: a moment of intimacy. At that point my coach would turn back into a pumpkin and my gown would disappear in an instant.

From Superhero To Supermodel

The Pulitzer Center | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices

As a naïve kindergartener, Kritchaya “Lolita” Boonhor—now 24—dreamed of the day she could become a superhero. And, in a ...

A Psychiatrist Writing in The New York Times Forgets That First He Should "Do No Harm"

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

I need to highlight the issue that underlies this debate, and has fueled the decades of hostility towards trans women of all ages -- misogyny.

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Matthew Ebert | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Ebert

I join Lambda Legal Defense, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and activists like Justin Vivian Bond and Peter Staley who all support Mostly, I support the rent boys themselves--I stand with sex worker.

More Transgender Actors Are Wanted, But Will Hollywood Listen?

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.26.2015 | Gay Voices

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Hollywood "Takes Care of Its Own," Unless You Are Trans, Part 2

Darya Teesewell | Posted 08.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Darya Teesewell

Hollywood is exploiting us while considering us unfit for trans-specific health coverage.

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...

Gender Identity & Justice for Transgender People

New York Legal Assistance Group | Posted 08.25.2015 | Gay Voices
New York Legal Assistance Group

The standard for determining one letter on the face of an ID is absolutely worth our collective time and attention. The old New York birth certificate and benefit card standards meant that many transgender people were never able to have accurate documents

U.S. Marine Admits To Choking Transgender Filipino Woman, But Denies Murder

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.24.2015 | Gay Voices

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine charged with murder testified in court Monday that he choked a Filipino unconscious during a fight tha...

'Family Group' Takes Aim At Jazz Jennings With Despicable Campaign

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices

One Million Moms, the vehemently right-wing group known for getting worked up over everything from Toys 'R' Us to Oreo Cookies to Chobani y...

'I Am Cait': Loving Someone Who Is Transgender

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

In this latest post in my series on "Being Trans and the People Who Love Them," I interviewed Anna Baxter M.A., a Relationship and Gender Counselor practicing in Roswell, Georgia.

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 ...

Justin Vivian Bond Opens Up To Steve Buscemi About Pronouns And Titles

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices

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White House Hires Its First Openly Transgender Staffer

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics

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On Coming: From Anonymous Sex Into the Right Body

Zoe Dolan | Posted 08.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Zoe Dolan

The root of the problem was that I did not want to be in a male body; I never had. Anonymous sex provided an avenue for assuming the role in which I was comfortable, while covering up the longings I felt inside, if only for as long as I acted out.

Trans-attracted Men, You Have a Duty to Speak Up

José Monzon | Posted 08.15.2015 | Black Voices
José Monzon

Openly loving a trans woman might seem like a courageous act, but it is not nearly enough. Circumstances demand that we come out as a community, speak out, and join the struggle to ensure that trans lives truly matter.