You don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.
D.C. police are investigating two more in a series of attacks on transgender people.
President Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.
According to a recent decision handed down by the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicare will still not to cover sex change surgeries, despite initial plans to reconsider the matter.
The Miss Universe Organization announced Monday that it might reverse an earlier decision and allow a transgender woman to enter the Miss Universe Canada pageant.
Police in the District are classifying last Sunday’s shooting at an IHOP restaurant in Columbia Heights as a hate crime.
Police arrested Gary Niles Montgomery in connection with the murder of JaParker Jones, a transgender woman from D.C.
Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman in northeast Washington.
A transgender Virginia inmate is appealing the dismissal of her lawsuit seeking a sex change operation, saying a jury should decide whether hormones and other therapies she receives are adequate or whether she should get the surgery.