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The Truth About the Escalating Anti-Transgender Crime Epidemic

The Truth About the Escalating Anti-Transgender Crime Epidemic

By Merryn Johns | Dec 19
At least 22 transgender and gender non-conforming people have been killed in the U.S. this year — 91 percent of them were black women. We are a community in crisis. How is the nation responding?

The Year in TV

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Jan 1
This was a vintage year for stellar TV, particularly dramatic series. Top on many lists are "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld."

A Conversation with Trans Portrait Photographer Mark Seliger

By Leanne Italie | Oct 5
The AP talks with famed photographer Mark Seliger about his new book, "On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories," a collection of 70 portraits he took on the street over the last three summers.

HBO Doc 'Suited' Shows Trans/genderqueer Dressing For Success

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 31
HBO's fascinating, sometimes touching new documentary "Suited" dispels numerous myths about transgender people - the film might even open a few doors for this newly emerging community.

Trans and Pregnant: 'A Womb of Their Own' Offers Insight

By Sari Staver | Jul 22
How do people react when they meet someone with a full beard, large breasts, and a pregnant belly? High school teacher Rae Goodman answers this and other questions in the new documentary "A Womb of Their Own."

'The Danish Girl' :: Testing Transitions in Gender and Love

By Chris Tittel | Jan 22
"The Danish Girl" is not so much about Einar's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer as it is about the eternal love that two human beings - regardless of gender - can have for one another.

'Transparent' Makes a Showing at Southern Comfort

By Brendon Lies | Oct 25
Speaking at the Southern Comfort Conference after attendees viewed the first two episodes, co-director of Transparent Zackary Drucker shared with conference members just how involved the production team was in being as inclusive as possible.

The Bold and the Beautiful Features Transgender Models in Upcoming "California Freedom" Fashion Show

By Mike Halterman | Jul 12
"The Bold and the Beautiful" is getter both bolder and more beautiful with upcoming episodes featuring transgender models. Read about it in this interview with actress Karla Mosley!

Authors Praise Rise in LGBT-Themed Kids' Books

By Chris Hunqueriza | Apr 5
Twenty-five years ago, Leslea Newman published a book about a child and her two moms. Since then, many books have been released with LGBT themes or authored by out writers.

Laverne Cox To Play Lawyer in New CBS Drama

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 12
Transgender actress Laverne Cox, who was nominated for an Emmy for her performance in the comedy series "Orange is the New Black," is trying her hand at drama in the new CBS legal pilot, "Doubt."

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