Transgender & Intersex: January 2014

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Laverne Cox Electrifies Creating Change Conference

Filed by John M. Becker | January 31, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

"Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox told attendees at Creating Change that LGBT people must continue reaching out to each other, across our differences, with love and empathy.Read More

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Is Joss Whedon's Tweet Feminist or Transphobic?

Filed by Bil Browning | January 28, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Is this tweet from Joss Whedon meant to make a feminist statement or blatant transphobia?Read More

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On Bill Simmons' Non-Apology [Open Letter]

Filed by Kelley Winters | January 23, 2014 | 12:45 PM | comments

Hannan maligned Ms. Vanderbilt, me, and all transgender and transsexual people by implying that she was dishonest because she was transgender. She deserves your sincere apology, not a legal rationalization.Read More

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Nigerian Trans Activist Pleads for Human Rights

Filed by Guest Blogger | January 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

This law is backward, and the harm it will do to so many people could be irreparable. To the LGBT community back home: change will come. Just please hold on.Read More

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Trans Woman Dares Bible-Thumping Pol to Stone Her

Filed by John M. Becker | January 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

WATCH: a trans woman in Shreveport, Louisiana saves a local nondiscrimination ordinance by presenting a rock to an anti-LGBT councilman and daring him to stone her to death.Read More

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Fox's Ablow: Trans People Aren't Real

Filed by John M. Becker | January 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Fox News's resident psychiatrist isn't content to repeatedly bash trans people on air and on his blog. He's now claiming they don't really exist at all.Read More

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CeCe McDonald Freed From Prison Early

Filed by John M. Becker | January 14, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color who was jailed for fatally stabbing a man as he attacked her in a hate crime, was released from prison early yesterday.Read More


Chris Christie Vetoes Trans Birth Certificate Bill

Filed by John M. Becker | January 13, 2014 | 2:45 PM | comments

Today, Chris Christie vetoed measure that would have allowed trans New Jerseyans the right to correct their birth certificates to reflect their accurate gender.Read More

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Watch Two Trans Advocates Take Katie Couric To School

Filed by John M. Becker | January 07, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

Trans trailblazers Laverne Cox and Carmen Carrera turned a potentially awkward, body-obsessed daytime TV interview into a masterful discussion about trans people and issues.Read More