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Transgender Activist's Death Introduces New Political Opponent: Funeral Homes

Transgender Activist’s Death Introduces New Political Opponent: Funeral Homes

by Jamilah King on April 21 2014, 2:12PM

Christopher Lee’s fight to assert his gender identity lasted longer than his lifetime.

Topics: Culture

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Drops Transphobic Segment

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Drops Transphobic Segment

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 12:45PM

The show recently found itself in lots of trouble.

Topics: Culture

The Deadly Logic Behind Piers Morgan's Awful Interview With Janet Mock

The Deadly Logic Behind Piers Morgan’s Awful Interview With Janet Mock

by Jamilah King on February 5 2014, 11:28AM

Piers Morgan tries to wield his power and got offended when the trans community responded.

Topics: /NOW

Janet Mock Talks Transgender Sisterhood, Visibility and #GirlsLikeUs

Janet Mock Talks Transgender Sisterhood, Visibility and #GirlsLikeUs

by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 7:00AM

The 30-year-old writer and speaker delves into what inspired her new memoir, “Redefining Realness.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

New York City Rally Calls for Justice for Islan Nettles

New York City Rally Calls for Justice for Islan Nettles

by Jamilah King on January 30 2014, 2:07PM

Mourners want answers.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Barneys Spring Ad Campaign Features Transgender People

Barneys Spring Ad Campaign Features Transgender People

by Aura Bogado on January 30 2014, 1:46PM

The retailer hopes the ads will elevate trans acceptance.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bullied Transgender Teen Faces Battery Charges After School Fight

Bullied Transgender Teen Faces Battery Charges After School Fight

by Carla Murphy on January 13 2014, 10:07AM

Teen is the only student charged, according to Change.org petition

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Laverne Cox Remembers Islan Nettles While Schooling Katie Couric

Laverne Cox Remembers Islan Nettles While Schooling Katie Couric

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 8:46PM

Neither Cox nor Carmen Carrera were having it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 11:57AM

Only 34 states have law protecting transgender people in the workplace, and a new map and report show just how many barriers they have to equitable employment.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

How Latino Activists Fought For Transgender Rights in Massachusetts

How Latino Activists Fought For Transgender Rights in Massachusetts

by Von Diaz on November 15 2013, 11:49AM

A new film directed by Frances Negrón-Muntaner tells the story the activists who made the 2012 Transgender Equal Rights Bill possible.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Who Is Ines Rau, the Gorgeous Transgender Woman Posing With Tyson Beckford?

Who Is Ines Rau, the Gorgeous Transgender Woman Posing With Tyson Beckford?

by Jamilah King on November 8 2013, 12:37PM

She’s a 24-year-old French model of North African descent. But there’s more to her story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

New Report Illustrates Obstacles for Transgender Immigrants

New Report Illustrates Obstacles for Transgender Immigrants

by Aura Bogado on October 7 2013, 4:01PM

Being undocumented and transgender poses unique and difficult circumstances for immigrants in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

Activists Work to Finish Film About Transgender Elder Miss Major

Activists Work to Finish Film About Transgender Elder Miss Major

by Jamilah King on September 30 2013, 1:29PM

But they need your help.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Why No One Has Been Charged With Murder in the Death of Islan Nettles

Why No One Has Been Charged With Murder in the Death of Islan Nettles

by Jamilah King on September 17 2013, 2:43PM

The 21-year-old transgender woman was viciously beaten in Harlem.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Stunning Portraits of Muxes, Mexico's 'Third Gender'

Stunning Portraits of Muxes, Mexico’s ‘Third Gender’

by Jamilah King on September 17 2013, 12:47PM

A Mexico City-based photographer celebrates men who consider themselves women and are celebrated as symbols of good luck.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

KOKUMO's Gorgeous 'There Will Come A Day' Will Melt Your Heart

KOKUMO’s Gorgeous ‘There Will Come A Day’ Will Melt Your Heart

by Jamilah King on September 16 2013, 2:33PM

A transgender woman from the South Side of Chicago, this new singer is someone to watch.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Mister Cee, /NOW

Laverne Cox, Janet Mock Talk Stigma of Loving Transgender Women

Laverne Cox, Janet Mock Talk Stigma of Loving Transgender Women

by Jamilah King on September 13 2013, 11:48AM

Finally, we get perspectives from transgender women and not just the society that shuns those who date them.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Mister Cee, /NOW

Transgender Woman Beaten to Death in Harlem

Transgender Woman Beaten to Death in Harlem

by Jamilah King on August 23 2013, 7:27AM

Islan Nettles was a 21-year-old aspiring fashion designer.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Why 'Orange Is the New Black' Is So Addictive

Why ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Is So Addictive

by Von Diaz on August 2 2013, 7:15AM

The Netflix series sets the bar for a new kind of dramedy that carefully addresses gender, sexuality, and white privilege.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Media

Tips for Being a Better Transgender Ally

Tips for Being a Better Transgender Ally

by Jamilah King on June 28 2013, 8:53AM

It’s not that hard to be a better ally. Here are four relatively simple steps.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

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