In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.
"First job, keep her talking, keep / her alive. Get help. Where? How?"
American transwoman was a pioneer in gender reassignment surgery and a fierce advocate for trans people's rights.
The provisions, inserted in a huge DOD bill by House Republicans, are among the reasons the administration told Congress the president's advisors "would recommend he veto the bill."
A group of activists is on hunger strike, calling for an end to all ICE detention on behalf of transgender undocumented immigrants.
Twenty years ago, on May 20, 1996, a landmark victory was won at the United States Supreme Court in Romer v. Evans.
The transgender movement enters a new phase with the announcement of a federal civil rights lawsuit against North Carolina over HB2 - the "bathroom bill."
"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."
Although this year has garnered an increase in transgender visibility, murders and violence against transgender people are on the rise.
The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately.