India Has Elected Its First Transgender Mayor
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India Has Elected Its First Transgender Mayor

For the first time in history, a city in India has elected a transgender Mayor. Madhu Kinnar, an Independent candidate, has won the Mayoral election…

Trans Teen Leaves Heartbreaking Suicide Note Blaming Christian Parents Before Walking In Front Of Tractor Trailer
Homophobia

Trans Teen Leaves Heartbreaking Suicide Note Blaming Christian Parents Before Walking In Front Of Tractor Trailer

A transgender teenager committed suicide by walking in front of a tractor trailer in Ohio this weekend leaving behind a heartbreaking online letter in which…

“The First Gay President” Continues To Make Significant LGBT Progress
LGBT Issues

“The First Gay President” Continues To Make Significant LGBT Progress

In 2012, following President Obama’s historic endorsement of marriage equality, British author, editor and blogger Andrew Sullivan declared President Obama as, “The First Gay President,”…

Beautiful Short Film Tells The Tale Of Two Soon-To-Be Fathers
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Beautiful Short Film Tells The Tale Of Two Soon-To-Be Fathers

AT&T has joined forces with the Trevor Project, the nation’s leading non-profit providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth, to tell the…

Boys Wear Skirts To Class To Protest School Punishing Trans Girl For Wearing Skirt
Homophobia

Boys Wear Skirts To Class To Protest School Punishing Trans Girl For Wearing Skirt

Nine days after a transgender student was fined by her Rio de Janeiro high school for wearing a skirt to class, her male and female…

Colorado Transgender Teen Crowned Homecoming Princess By High School
LGBT Issues

Colorado Transgender Teen Crowned Homecoming Princess By High School

On Friday, Sand Creek High School juniors voted to make Scarlett Lenh the first transgender homecoming princess in the school’s history and possibly the first…

Transgender Son And His Amazing Mom Answer Your Twitter Questions
LGBT Issues

Transgender Son And His Amazing Mom Answer Your Twitter Questions

Skylar Kergil and his amazing mother have taken some time to respond to all of your twitter questions related to transgender issues and Skylar’s transition….

17-Year-Old Transgender Man Steps In Front Of Amtrak Train In Apparent Suicide
LGBT Issues

17-Year-Old Transgender Man Steps In Front Of Amtrak Train In Apparent Suicide

17-year-old transgender man Riley Matthew Moscatel, formerly known as Jessica, was killed Monday afternoon after stepping in front of a moving Metroliner Amtrak train. Coroners…

Reality TV Mom’s Robocall Compares Trans Women To Child Predators
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Reality TV Mom’s Robocall Compares Trans Women To Child Predators

Reality TV show mom Michelle Duggar, of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, launched a robocall this week urging residents of Fayetteville, Arkansas to protest a…

Laverne Cox Gave Conan’s Hair Some Major Shade Last Night
LGBT Issues

Laverne Cox Gave Conan’s Hair Some Major Shade Last Night

Laverne Cox stole the show last night with her appearance as Conan O’Brien’s “new beauty consultant.” “People are afraid of clowns,” Cox told the late-night…

Watch Obama Sign Executive Order Protecting Federal LGBT Employees
LGBT Issues

Watch Obama Sign Executive Order Protecting Federal LGBT Employees

“It doesn’t make much sense, but today in America, millions of our fellow citizens wake up and go to work with the awareness that they…

Obama To Sign Executive Orders Protecting Gay & Trans Workers Without New Religious Exemption
LGBT Issues

Obama To Sign Executive Orders Protecting Gay & Trans Workers Without New Religious Exemption

President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders on Monday that will prohibit the discrimination of gay and transgender workers in the federal government and…

Baptist Mother Of 6-year-old Trans Daughter Destroys Haters With Beautiful Speech
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Baptist Mother Of 6-year-old Trans Daughter Destroys Haters With Beautiful Speech

Supermom, Debi Jackson, delivered a beautiful speech earlier this year in defense of her six-year-old transgender daughter and specifically called out all the haters who…

Pansexual Student Starts GoFundMe Page To Help Pay For College After Homophobic Parents Cut Her Off
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Pansexual Student Starts GoFundMe Page To Help Pay For College After Homophobic Parents Cut Her Off

Just a week before Kate Koenig began her first year in college, her parents cut her off financially after finding her blog where she identified…