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What If My Child Weren't Transgender?

Mary J. Moss | Posted 12.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Mary J. Moss

I've been asked many times before if I fear that my son will "change his mind." What if he "decides he wants to be a girl again"? What if I made a mistake by allowing him to transition at such a young age? I know that without walking a mile in my shoes, it's hard to understand. So let's pretend my child wasn't born to be transgender.

Small Town Cop, Big Time Ally

Liz Hanssen | Posted 12.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Liz Hanssen

It was a weekday afternoon and things were pretty quiet in our house. I was tidying up with the beats of my cleaning music in the background when I glanced out of the window and saw a police car parked in our driveway.

Transgender Teen Stabbed On Metro During Rush Hour

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices

A man has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after harassing and allegedly stabbing a transgender teen on a Washington D.C. metro line dur...

The Power of Language

Leslie Lagerstrom | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Leslie Lagerstrom

Heading off to debate camp, it did not really occur to me to worry about my safety as a transgender teenager staying in the dorms of a New England University for five weeks. But on the second day, my roommate said the unthinkable.

Transgender Teen Named Homecoming Queen

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.10.2014 | Gay Voices

On Friday night, transgender teen Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned homecoming queen at a California high school. Campbell, a 16-year-old student ...

WATCH: Could This Transgender Teen Nab Her School's Homecoming Crown?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A transgender teen in Huntington Beach, Calif. is making history after being named one of the top 10 contenders for the homecoming queen title at her ...

Transgender Teen's Alleged Murder Rattles Jamaica's LGBT Community

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him ...

Transgender Teen Petitions Governor For Trans Rights In Schools

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Over the past several months, Ashton Lee, a transgender 16-year-old from Manteca, California, has been at the forefront of the state's political arena...

LOOK: 18 Kids Who Kick Way More Ass Than We Ever Did When We Were Their Ages

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The school year is coming to an end, so what better time to take a look at some of the amazing kids who have stood up and spoken out for lesbian, gay,...

What Does Transgender Mean? One Semi-Conservative Dad's Perspective

Wayne Maines | Posted 06.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Maines

My transgender daughter Nicole is my mentor. It's tough to put into words what a profound impact this small person has had in changing my core values, but since the young age of 5, she has unknowingly encouraged me to open my eyes and heart to new ideas.