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The Truth About the Escalating Anti-Transgender Crime Epidemic

The Truth About the Escalating Anti-Transgender Crime Epidemic

By Merryn Johns | Dec 19
At least 22 transgender and gender non-conforming people have been killed in the U.S. this year — 91 percent of them were black women. We are a community in crisis. How is the nation responding?

Loving the Skin They're In: How Gender Expression Coaches Help Transgender Women Embrace Their Authentic Selves

By Jill Gleeson | Oct 31
Gender expression coaches are helping transgender women express their authentic selves.

More Than Skin Deep: How Odyssey Wellness Tattoo Changes Lives

By Jill Gleeson | Feb 9
Darlene DiBona of Odyssey Wellness Tattoo specializes in working with people who have undergone mastectomies and gender reassignment surgery.

The A-B-Cs of the Ts

By Jerry Yelton | Nov 11
To be an ally to the T in LGBTQ, all queer, cisgender or straight allied individuals need to be aware of the ever-evolving lexicon used to define gender identity and expression.

New York College Professor Issues Controversial 'Female or Shemale' Quiz

By Ryan Lynch | Nov 11
A State University of New York professor is in hot water after giving a controversial "female or shemale" quiz.

Finland Will Continue Sterilizing Trans People

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 3
The cruel and unusual 'Trans Act' remains: Finnish law currently requires transgender people to be sterilized before legally changing their gender.

Reports Emerge of Trans Military Ban Policy

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 13
Despite a wave of criticism, Trump's capricious anti-trans military policy seems to be making its rounds and becoming more than just a series of tweets.

Drag Queen Trump Supporter Changes Pace Over Trans Military Ban

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 5
Ever since publicly announcing her support for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, Miami Beach drag queen Elaine Lancaster has received countless criticisms from the LGBT community.

San Jose Trans Woman Describes Shooting Ex

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 23
The transgender San Jose woman who's in jail for allegedly shooting her ex-partner in a Costco parking lot said that she did it after years of fear and frustration, and that she hadn't been trying to kill him.

SAGE Tells Trump to Count the T in Seniors Survey

By Michael d'Oliveira | Jul 8
The Trump administration has restored sexual orientation to the National Survey of Older Americans Act. But gender identity is still missing and SAGE is demanding transgender individuals be put back in.

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