Miami Book Fair International, one of the largest literary festivals in the Western Hemisphere, has always spotlighted books by LGBT authors, but this year, the festival symbolically adds a “Q” to the mix, thanks to a partnership with Reading Queer.
(AP) In 1967, a Boston Marathon official nearly dragged a woman off the course after she managed to enter the men's-only race. Five decades later, race officials aren't as concerned about gender boundaries: They're now publicly acknowledging that transgender runners can compete using the gender they identify with.
(AP) The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programs.
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
(EDGE) Science agrees with lived experience: Researchers using a combination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and another scanning technique, diffusion tensor imaging, have shown that trans people - including children - have brain structures that resemble that of the gender they innately know themselves to be, UK newspaper The Telegraph reported.
(WB) Thursday was a historic day for Brazil’s transgender community because it saw two huge legal victories.
After a transgender person was denied entry to a female changing stall, British retail chain Topshot will be adding gender-neutral changing rooms.
Pot smokers busted by cops in Broward County with a joint or a baggy of marijuana could walk away with a civil fine and a clean criminal record.
Olympic legend Bruce Jenner has agreed to sit down with ABC's Diane Sawyer and discuss his decision to transition to a woman, much to the consternation of NBCUniversal, which owns E!, the network he originally agreed to dish to.
With speculation flying, Bruce Jenner's mother opened up Wednesday about his gender journey.
BRYN MAWR, Pa. - A small women's college near Philadelphia says it'll start accepting transgender women and intersex applicants who don't identify as male.
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Whether finding safe housing, choosing a new name or looking into healthcare options, transgender men and women face a variety of obstacles. South Florida Gay News spoke with local organizers who manage programs and connect trans people with the resources to gain access to jobs and safe housing, and to navigate name and gender marker changes on legal documents.
Cabela’s Retail Inc., which is being sued by trans woman Kate L. Blatt, filed a legal brief last week urging partial dismissal of her lawsuit.
Jenner was in Iowa last weekend with her team filming the second season of "I Am Cait," her E! reality show, and tried to get a ticket to the Democratic presidential debate Saturday. Though her request was unsuccessful, the Olympic champion sat in with students at Drake University and watched the debate on TV, the L.A. Times reports.
(AP) California lawmakers advanced a proposal Monday that would require all single-stall public restrooms to be gender neutral.
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California school district has settled a government claim that it discriminated against a transgender student who said she was forbidden to wear makeup, was harassed by other children and was encouraged to change schools, it was announced Oct. 14.