Member of Elite Navy Unit has Come Out as TransgenderThe person appears to be the first member of the Special Warfare Command to identify as transgender.
Transgender Woman: Guard Kicked Me Out of Women's RestroomPolice have charged a security guard with assault after a transgender woman says the guard kicked her out of a women's restroom in a Washington, D.C., supermarket.
Transgender 'Milestones' Took Decades; More Lawsuits LikelySignificant progress was made last week in trans rights, but plenty of legal struggles are expected to soon follow.
U.S. Gives Directive to Schools on Transgender Bathroom AccessPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive.
Obama to Name Stonewall Inn First National Monument for Gay RightsThe gay bar will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal Obama is preparing to approve.
U.S. Government Will Now Use The Term 'Sexual Rights'The United States will use the term "sexual rights" when discussing human rights abuses in an effort to protect people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
Russian Comedians Pranked Elton John With Fake Vladimir Putin Phone CallSir Elton John is disappointed after learning what he thought was a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin was actually nothing more than a prank.
White House Hires Its First Openly Transgender Staff MemberThe White House announced Tuesday that it hired its first openly transgender employee.
Mormon Church: We Are 'Deeply Troubled' Boy Scouts Ended Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders, while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Pentagon Finalizing Plans To Lift Transgender BanPentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.
Biden To LGBT Americans: 'We Owe You'As he praised a recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said more still needs to be done to protect LGBT Americans.
Caitlyn Jenner To Write Weekly Editorials On LGBT IssuesCaitlyn Jenner will be writing weekly online editorials about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and issues.