'We Need To Let People Be Who They Are': Advocates Showing Support For Transgender AthletesLeadership and discipline are two skills athletes develop in playing group sports, but acceptance and inclusion are another set of skills some advocates are hoping to teach.
Violence Against Transgender People Sparks Renewed Calls For JusticeLos Angeles LGBTQ+ activists are pushing to bring attention to violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people across the city and the country.
'An Incredible Victory': Supreme Court Rules Employers Can't Fire Workers For Being Gay, TransgenderThe court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex, among other reasons, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.
Hats Off To Billy Porter! Actor, 'Game Of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' Win Emmy GoldPorter, who stars in "Pose," the acclaimed FX drama set in the LGBTQ ball scene of the late 20th century, became the first openly gay man to win a best drama series acting Emmy.
3 Transgender Women Thrown Out Of Downtown LA Bar Speak OutThree transgender women and a gay man who claim they were verbally and physically assaulted before being forcibly removed from a downtown Los Angeles bar last month held a news conference Monday to discuss their ordeal.
Hundreds Attend Job Fair Aimed At Transgender Work ForceHerrin Palacios drove from Sacramento for the event.
Transgender Advocates Rally Against Trump In Downtown LAHundreds of transgender-rights activists gathered in Downtown Los Angeles Monday night to rail against the Trump Administration's potential rollback of a proposal that protects trans rights.
Gov. Brown Signs Landmark Bill Ensuring Medical Care, Counseling, Surgery For Transgender Youth In Foster CareAssembly Bill 2119 ensures that medical services, which include counseling, hormone therapy and surgery, will be covered by Medi-Cal for transgender and gender nonconforming youths in California's foster care system.
Activist To Play TV's First Transgender SuperheroNicole Maines gained national attention for her battle against her Orono, Maine school district over her right to use the girls' bathroom.
Judge Denies Parents' Attempt To Change Transgender Child's NameAn Ohio judge refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker's attempt to change their 15-year-old's name from Heidi to Elliott.
'Homelessness Is Not A Crime,' Say Residents In Trendy LA Enclave Who Want Violence, Crime At Encampment AddressedIn a video posted to YouTube, a nighttime fight can be seen breaking out along an encampment next to Poinsettia Park in L.A.'s Fairfax District, just one more sign of what neighbors say has become a dangerous, violent situation in the area.
Denny's Apologizes After Political Candidate Confronts Transgender Woman In RestroomJazmina Saavedra posted a video to her Facebook page Tuesday after complaining to management that a man was in the women's restroom.
White House Announces Policy To Ban Most Transgender People From Serving In MilitaryAccording to a Pentagon memo about the policy, exceptions to the ban include people who have been "stable for 36 consecutive months in their biological sex prior to accession," servicemembers who "do not require a change of gender" and troops who started serving under the Obama administration's policy prior to the new memo.
Jeffrey Tambor Fired From 'Transparent' Following Amazon Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct AllegationsJeffrey Tambor's firing comes after a transgender co-star and a former assistant accused the actor of sexual misconduct in 2017.
Health Experts Alarmed Over CDC Allegedly Banning 7 Words Including 'Fetus,' 'Transgender'On Saturday a CDC official confirmed CDC officials were given "feedback" from higher ranks of the federal government at a recent meeting to reconsider certain language in draft budget documents.