(AP) Anxiety is high among many transgender Americans after the sweeping Republican election victory. They fear stronger resistance to their push for civil-rights protections, including broader access to public restrooms, and wonder if their newly won right to serve openly in the military is in jeopardy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government officials are opposing imprisoned national security leaker Chelsea Manning’s request to grow out her hair.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.
The transgender community of the San Francisco is hopeful that the proposed shelter for transwomen will become a reality in the near future. The project is the brainchild of Clair Farley, a transwoman who serves as the associate director of economic development at the San Francisco LGBT Center.
A Christian advocacy group wants a western New York school district to stop letting a transgender student use the boys' locker rooms and restrooms, saying it violates other students' privacy.
Gunnar Hansen, who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre," died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Maine, his agent said. He was 68.
(CNN) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday that he's open to a review of the U.S. military's policy prohibiting transgender individuals from serving.
(AP) The National Women's Hockey League's first transgender player scored a goal in his debut, and finally got an opportunity to hear his name announced over the PA system how he always felt it should.
HBO's fascinating, sometimes touching new documentary "Suited" dispels numerous myths about transgender people – the film might even open a few doors for this newly emerging community.
The 6th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium occurred in May in Fort Lauderdale. This free event drew 140 people. The two-day symposium discussed many medical and mental health issues that the transgender community faces.
ROME, Italy (CNN) -- Andrea Quintero was described by those who knew her as a gentle soul and a devout Catholic.
For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.
The Human Rights Campaign teamed up with two national pediatrics groups to produce a comprehensive guide on transgender children to help family, friends, and physicians.
On Friday, former U.S. Army Soldier Chelsea Manning announced a hunger strike until she gets “minimum standards of dignity, respect, and humanity.” Tuesday, the Army agreed to give her medically prescribed gender dysphoria treatment.
A 9-year-old Illinois transgender Girl Scout who was told by a bigoted prospective cookie customer, "Nobody wants to buy cookies from a boy in a dress," is proving that success is the best form of revenge. Thanks to a social media push, her sales have gone from under 100 boxes to over 3,000, BuzzFeed reports.
At 14, Jazz Jennings is not just a transgender girl, but she’s also one of the youngest transgender activists you’ll find. Diagnosed with gender dysphoria at 3, the South Florida teen has undergone a rollercoaster of experiences as a trailblazer for young trans kids.
A suburban Chicago school district has reaffirmed a deal with federal officials over a transgender student's use of a girls' locker room.
A suburban Chicago school district has approved a deal allowing a transgender student a separate changing area in a girls' locker room.
(AP) Sean Henry, the president of Tennessee's NHL team, is stunned he even has to explain why he hopes state legislators will snub bills similar to North Carolina's transgender bathroom law, which has consumed that state for months and scared off businesses and sporting events.
NEW DELHI — India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.