U.S. State Department Issues First Official 'X' Gender Passport

U.S. State Department Issues First Official 'X' Gender Passport

The U.S. State Department has issued the first passport with an "X" gender designation as it recognized the rights of people who do not identify as male or female.
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LGBTQ Hunted Down in Puerto Rico, Activists Criticize Local Officials' Lack of Action

Another transgender person was found murdered in Puerto Rico following reports of two other killings the previous week. The island now has five LGBTQ-related murders this year.

2 Found Dead in Puerto Rico Were Hate Crime Victims, Says Activists

Activists said on Thursday that the two bodies discovered inside a burned car in southeast Puerto Rico were owned by transgender women.

Dwayne Wade Supports Transgender Daughter Zaya's Identity

Dwayne Wade blew away fans when he publicly expressed support for his transgender daughter during a guest appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show.
Mara Gómez: The First Transgender Player for the Argentine FA Tournament

Mara Gómez: First Trans Player in Argentine FA Tournament

Mara Gomez is the first transgender player in the FA tournament in Argentina.
Lutheran Church Welcomes Its First Transgender Latina Pastor

Transgender Latina Annointed as First-Ever Pastor of Lutheran Church

Pastor Nicole Garcia, 60, is now making history for being the first transgender Latina pastor in the Lutheran Church.
Muxes will be covered in Vogue Mexico for the very first time.

Vogue Mexico Lends Its Cover to Transgender "Muxe"

Muxes will be covered in Vogue Mexico for the very first time, as well as grace the cover of the popular magazine.
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President Obama, Executive Order: Barring Contractors From Discriminating Against LGBT Employees

President Obama will sign an executive order Monday that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals.

Reddit Forum for Women Flooded by Internet Trolls, Sparks Outrage, TMI Backlash

TwoXChromosomes, the Reddit community that was constructed as a safe space and discussion board for cisgendered women, transgendered women and any female-identified individuals to address gender-related issues, has recently been met with a bout of misogynistic messages and internet trolls after being made a "default" subreddit. Previously, posters had to seek out the community whose motto is "women supporting women," but the new setting directs all users of the massive internet forum toward 2X content.
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Bruce Jenner's Eldest Daughter Casandra Marino Supports "Handsome" Dad After Plastic Surgery

"Keeping Up With the Kardashian's" star and Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner is one busy man.

Piers Morgan & Janet Mock: 'Redefining Realness' Author Makes Second Appearance On Show

Twitter feud over biological sex and gender identity
Zackary Kerr, transgender

Zachary Kerr, Transgender Teen is an Honoree for This Year's TeenNick HALO Award

Zachary Kerr’s work in the transgender community at just 19-year-old, has changed lives. Kerr facilitates educational programs through Greater Boston’s PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), demonstrates fearlessness in the face of adversity, and is a role model to thousands of transgender individuals who struggle daily with their identity.

HRC Documentary Tells the Story of Five Latino Families Who Learn to Accept a LBGT Loved One

The film, which premiered at the GALA Hispanic Theater in Washington, DC, reveals the story of five religious Latino families who learned to look beyond binding church teachings, in order to accept their daughters, sisters, brothers and sons, whose gender identities or sexual orientations are outside of the norm.

Transgender Awareness Week Spotlights the Struggles and Victories of Latino Trans People

Late May of this year, 22-year-old Victor Diego, a gay, transgender man who goes by the name of Vivian Diego and works as a waitress at Eva Longoria's Hollywood Boulevard restaurant, Besos, was faced with the unthinkable. He left work at 2:30 a.m. after working a lengthy shift. As he made his way home, he was accosted by four men, and beaten until he lost consciousness.

Survey Indicates that 1.4M Latinos Identify As LGBT

UCLA Williams Institute just released a new report estimating that 1.4 Million, or 4.3 percent, of the Latino adults in the U.S. identify themselves as LGBT.
Cassidy Lynn Campbell

Transgender Homecoming Queen: Cassidy Lynn Campbell Crowned at SoCal High School, Faces Hate On Social Media

16-year-old Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned homecoming queen at Marina High School in Southern California and was overwhelmed with tears of joy.
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