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Media coverage of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitch cameo erases Chelsea Manning
AOC's appearance is important, but it shouldn't overshadow trans folks.
The ’10 Year Challenge’ isn’t as fun for trans people
As you can imagine, they face real privacy and harassment concerns.
How the transgender community found a safe haven on Discord
'We view gender as a sledgehammer, but it's actually a butterfly.'
Trans people are sharing their experiences with #TransLooksLikeThis
The hashtag is a response to discrimination against those not deemed 'trans enough.'
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton proudly hangs trans flag outside office
It is the first time the trans flag has been displayed by a member of Congress in the capitol.
Gia Gunn says ‘Drag Race All Stars’ edited out confrontation with RuPaul over trans issues
‘I didn’t feel wanted, to be there in the competition.’
Grandma melts hearts with trans Raggedy Andy doll
This may be one of the sweetest Christmas presents of all time.
The first trans Miss Universe contestant didn’t win the crown, but she won the internet
‘This is for you, for those who have no visibility.’
2018 belonged to trans people
We're still here, creating art and fighting back against the government.
The first professional U.S. transgender boxer just won his first fight
Patricio Manuel made history on Saturday.
Virginia teacher fired for refusing to use trans student’s preferred pronouns
Peter Vlaming was suspended from West Point High School for refusing to address a trans boy as "he."
Trans YouTuber proves Victoria’s Secret is wrong about who can sell its ‘fantasy’
‘Live your fantasy and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise,' she said to her fans.
Transgender man meets first trans person—and it’s Laverne Cox
Cox gave him advice and money to help him in his transition.
Trans student films being harassed while in school bathroom stall (updated)
A woman broke into the stall, leaving the door open.