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Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

HRC Apologizes, Pledges Greater Support for Trans Equality

By Chuck Colbert | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
The president of the nation's largest LGBT organization offered an apology to the transgender community at the same time he said the group would take a lead in advocating fully comprehensive federal LGBT civil-rights legislation.

Betsey Johnson Celebrates Brides, Marriage Freedom

By Leanne Italie | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Drag queens and a transgender bride romped down Betsey Johnson's runway Wednesday with same-sex couples, a few "Real Housewives" and the 72-year-old designer's TV dance partner in a fashion show that screamed JUST MARRIED!

Man Arrested for Murder of Tenn. Trans Woman

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 8, 2014
A man suspected of murdering a transgender woman from Tennessee was arrested Sunday.

Laverne Cox, Kate Bornstein in Weeklong GENDERFLUID Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
Laverne Cox, Holly Woodlawn, Hedwig and Kate Bornstein will headline GENDERFLUID, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

"We're All Transphobic" :: Vice Mag Co-Founder Slams Trans People, Gripes About Backlash

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
Vice Magazine founder Gavin McInnes lashed out at transgender people in a vulgarity-laced essay last month. When GLBTs and thoughtful straight supports spoke up in turn, McInnes complained that his exercise of free speech was being attacked.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 29, 2014
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

The State of Transgender Healthcare

By Pat Magee, MSW | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
I've yet to meet a gay or lesbian person who needed to be treated medically for their sexual orientation. But many, if not most, transgender people require medical treatment to find some sense of relief and comfort with their bodies.

NY Gov. Cuomo: Outlaw Gender Identity Discrimination

By David Klepper | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.