When photojournalist Danielle Villasana first met Tamara in the spring of 2013, she had no idea where their friendship would lead.
By Associated Press
EDGARTOWN, Mass. — The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member.
By Corinne Segal
How do hormones affect the appearance of gender? Many transgender people find themselves facing questions from others about what it means to transition. A new video from the American Chemical Society (ACS) explains the role that estrogen and testosterone can…
By Associated Press
Republican presidential contender Lindsey Graham says his party has room for transgendered people like Caitlyn Jenner.
By Corinne Segal and Colleen Shalby
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, made her debut online today with a new Twitter account alongside the release of Vanity Fair’s July cover, featuring a portrait by Annie Leibovitz.
A person perceived as male who dressed in clothing customarily designed for women could technically be arrested in New York for "impersonating a female" as recently as 2011.
By Ivette Feliciano
Despite the increased visibility of transgender people in the media, individuals who identify as gender non-conforming are still subject to gender policing, which can range from a confused look to verbal and physical violence.
Diane Sawyer's interview last month with Olympic champion Bruce Jenner, who came out as a transgender woman, reignited a national conversation about the complexities of gender presentation and sexuality. NewsHour's Ivette Feliciano reports on how the explosion of transgender and…
By PBS NewsHour
Homelessness is a reality for many young transgender Americans. In Washington, a row house has been turned into a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who have nowhere else to go. Hari Sreenivasan talks to the group…
By Eric Krupke
It’s hard to say how many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth are homeless in the U.S. A townhouse in Washington, D.C., decorated with rainbow pinwheels and inspirational messages, is one place where the teens can go to stay…
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