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In the wake of the fallout from HB2, some Republicans appear to be backing away from anti-transgender legislation as they have rejected discriminatory bills in two states. In the Virginia house, Del. Robert G. Marshall’s Physical Privacy Act, a proposed...
The visibility that the transgender community has gained, most especially between 2015 and 2016, is due to some very brave people.

Trans List

The visibility that the transgender community has gained, most especially between 2015 and 2016, is due to some very brave people. Some may be famous celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox while others may have paved the way...
As a parent, from time to time you have to deliver unsettling news to your child or children. Whether it's a death in the family, a move to a new town, a cancer diagnosis, or a major change in...
President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, with just days left before he leaves office. Manning, a transgender woman and former army intelligence analyst, had been convicted of stealing and disseminating over 700,000 pages of classified documents...
Still working up to the minute he leaves office, President Obama has selected two transgender women to fill government posts on Monday. Obama has been taking steps to ensure his legacy of being the most inclusive President in our...
To any lawmaker introducing or supporting a “bathroom bill”- If you were to walk into the men’s room and see me- sideburns, slight beard and mustache, squared jaw, flat (or appearing to be flat) chest, and broad shoulders, would you...
It was December 1st, 1955 when Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, took a stand against discrimination by refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Back then there was a city...
Last week was a big slap in the face to many transgender people in several states. Local state legislatures have opened up and/or are getting ready for session and many anti-transgender or anti-LGBT bills are being filed. In Texas,...
A transgender symbol and 2016 written in the sand on a beach with the water coming in.- Jude Samson briefly recaps some of the ups and downs of 2016 for transgender people, including those we've lost.

Farewell 2016

Before we get too deep into 2017, which is already shaping up to be a tumultuous ride ahead of us, I wanted to recap 2016 as it pertained to transgender people. We cried as each celebrity/legend was claimed in...
For the sake of clarity, I'm going to give myself a pseudonym dead name, for this article. Assume that before changing my name, my name was “KD Shorts.” And my new, legal name is “Kameron.” Mx. first originated as a...