Outrageous! Rio School FINES Transgender Student For Wearing Skirt To Class!

17-year-old Maria Muniz, born Mario Muniz, had never felt happy being a biological boy and decided to come out by wearing a skirt to school. But her difficult decision failed to find support among the faculty of the Pedro II School, in Rio de Janeiro, who imposed a fine for Continue Reading

Texas Transgender Student Crowned Homecoming King

Mel Gonzales, a female-to-male transgender student attending Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas, was crowned Homecoming King last Friday, September 12th. Gonzales told Project Q Houston that his winning the crown proves that acceptance is growing for those who are not heterosexual, as well as those people Continue Reading

Colorado Trans* Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

Scarlett Lenh, a 16-year-old junior attending Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs, won her new title last Friday night amid a bit of controversy. Scarlett says she will not let the negativity spoil her win. Lenh received the majority of votes from her classmates and was given the honor Continue Reading

Baruch Performing Arts Center Presents GenderFluid Festival

NEW YORK, NY – August 28, 2014  – The Baruch Performing Arts Center presents GenderFluid, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14. Featured performers include Emmy-nominated Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox, performance artist and Gender Outlaw author Kate Bornstein, Continue Reading

Transwoman Murdered In Memphis Tennessee

Alejandra Leos was shot to death only steps away from her home in Memphis, Tennessee, last Friday night. While local police reports initially reported the victim of the shooting as a man, family and friends confirmed that the victim self-identified as a woman. 21-year-old Marshall Pegues was arrested and charged Continue Reading

Laura Jane Grace to Host Web Series About Trans Life

Laura Jane Grace is arguably the most popular transgender woman in music today. In her upcoming AOL Originals series, True Trans With Laura Jane Grace, the front-woman of the punk-rock band Against Me! travels around the country to meet with transgender men and women to foster discussion about heartache, coming Continue Reading

TG People Share Selfies For #WhatTransLooksLike

By Noah Michaelson | From Huffington Post | On Saturday, August 30th, 2014 Even though queer people are gaining more and more visibility in mainstream media and society, that doesn’t mean that the images we’re presented with are always accurate or fully representative of who we really are and how Continue Reading

Protecting TG Parents and Kids: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers

The ACLU has made available a joint publication brought about by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Center for Transgender Equality. It is titled, “Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and their Children: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers“. The ACLU webpage states, “All too often parents Continue Reading

Mills College Changes Policy To Allow TG Students To Enroll

Male-to-female transgender students who identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland, California. The change in the school’s policy made the liberal-arts institution the first of the country’s 119 single-sex colleges to possess an official policy of acceptance for transgender applicants. Continue Reading