Transgender rights


How to Get Started on Your Gender Transition

Everything you need to know about insurance coverage of transgender and gender non-binary medical care.


100 Easy Ways to Make the World Better for Trans People

Trans women are women. This is not up for debate – so don’t try to.


Trans People Talk About What They Wish They Knew When They Were Younger

"I wish I'd known I needn't feel obliged to talk about my genitals to random people at parties."


Photos that Show How Our Society Can Break Women

Award-winning photojournalist Marie Hald shares some of her most powerful works and the stories behind them.


Why Gay Men Need to Get Past Masculinity

Drag queens can be leather men. Bears can be feminine. And the more we reinforce the opposite, the less ground we'll gain.


The Next Generation of Doctors Will Be Better at Treating Trans Patients

Things are slowly changing for the better.


This Election Will Determine the Fate of Trans Rights for Years to Come

A new president will have the power to rewrite rules and regulations and nominate Supreme Court justices who may determine the future of trans equality.


Transgender Tennis Trailblazer Renée Richards Takes on the U.S. Open

In 1976, transgender athlete Renée Richards sued the United States Tennis Association in order to compete in the women's draw at the U.S. Open, a landmark case that still resonates.


Here's Why the Lavender Scare Still Matters

On the 60-year plague that was the Lavender Scare, its ugly legacy, and the artists working to find the road ahead.


North Carolina Is Suing the Feds to Protect Its Anti-Trans Bathroom Law

Governor Pat McCrory thinks the Obama administration is trying to bypass Congress and rewrite the law.


What I've Learned Trying Not to Get Killed as a Transgender Sex Worker

We spoke to some of the trans women living in the European country where you're most likely to get murdered for being trans.


Conservative Canadians Are Losing Their Shit over Gender-Inclusive Schools

While the idea behind the new guidelines are clearly to create a more inclusive school system, some of the inflammatory reactions from the media suggest otherwise.