Kansas Governor Eliminates Protections for LGBT Employees

“In a move that shocked progressive advocates in Kansas, the state’s Republican governor on Tuesday issued an executive order to remove discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender state employees. State employees in Kansas can now legally be fired, harassed or denied a job for being gay or transgender, critics Continue Reading

Being Transgender in America – Larry King Now Interview

Larry King’s panel includes Glee’s Alex Newell, Glaad.org’s Nick Adams and AOL’s ‘True Trans’ host Laura Jane Grace. The guests discuss with Larry what needs to be done to ensure a better quality of life for the transgender community. The questions Larry asks his guests are current, very frank, and Continue Reading

Transgender Child: A Parent’s Difficult Choice via Our America with Lisa Ling

How difficult would it be for a Sunday school teacher to accept and embrace his transgender child when that child’s gender identity lies in direct conflict with his or her Dad’s core beliefs and spiritual teachings? “Hailey, a young biological boy born as “Harry,” has expressed from a young age Continue Reading

Being Trans Video: Was Being Passable Important?

Dee Montoya, a.k.a “Dee HunnyBuns” is a vibrant 24 year-old who maintains a Youtube channel where she shares bits of her life as well as her own unique story living as a happy and healthy trans woman. In this video she voices her opinions regarding a much talked about subject Continue Reading

‘Three Generations’ Casts Cisgender Actress To Play M2F Trans Character

Three Generations, a new independent film exploring transgender identity within a family setting, will begin filming this week in New York, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The story centers around three generations within one family, a male-born transgender son, his mother, and his grandmother. The characters will be depicted by Continue Reading

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out

In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook makes public that he is gay. The fact likely makes Cook the highest-profile gay person in corporate America. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way Continue Reading

A Must Read: A Brief History Of Crossdressing

Humans are designed to compartmentalize objects, ideas, and experiences. It’s how we survive. Our early ancestors’ ability to instantaneously decide a whether a situation was safe or dangerous was imperative if they wanted to keep their weak, hairless little bodies alive long enough to pass along their genes. As societies Continue Reading

Dolly Parton On Why She Supports Her Gay Fans

Dolly Parton is now celebrating her 50th anniversary as a Nashville performer, and she recently sat down for an enlightening interview with Billboard magazine that covered everything from her lengthy career in music and why she supports her gay fans, to being a woman in a largely male-dominated industry. Dolly Continue Reading

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

Utah’s Supreme Court lifted its stay on same-sex adoptions Thursday, two weeks after the state dropped its legal fight over the issue. In May, the state’s high court placed a hold on several district judges’ rulings that ordered the Utah Department of Health to issue birth certificates to same-sex couples Continue Reading

Things Are Improving For LGBT Students, But They’re Still Really Bad

Schools are getting better at fostering a friendly environment for LGBT students, but they still have a long way to go. A survey released Wednesday by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, which advocates school safety for students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender expression, showed notable improvement for Continue Reading