Transgender & Intersex: Recently Filed

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Salacious Stereotyping of Trans Women Is Not 'Science'

Filed by Kelley Winters | July 20, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

The cover photo of the July 11 issue of Science has drawn concern and outrage from trans and human rights advocates this week. Read More

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Latest Fox News Anti-Trans Stunt Backfires Awkwardly

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

An ugly yet predictable pattern from the Fox "News" network, but one that, this time, has a surprisingly satisfying ending.Read More

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Laverne Cox Makes History With Emmy Nomination

Filed by John M. Becker | July 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Actress Laverne Cox racked up another superlative today when she was nominated for a primetime Emmy Award for her role on the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black."Read More

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Austin Lingerie Store Shames Trans Woman, Faces Backlash

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 07, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

A lingerie store in Austin, Texas, faced a strong social media backlash after an employee there allegedly discriminated against a transgender woman last week. The controversy highlights the difficulty trans people face in accessing gender-appropriate facilities.Read More

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Labor Department: Anti-Trans Discrimination is Illegal

Filed by John M. Becker | July 01, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

In another groundbreaking announcement from the Obama administration, Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced new guidance explicitly extending federal non-discrimination protections to trans people.Read More