Erin Elisabeth Conley

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My story: I've been an outcast at school because I'm transgender

When I graduate high school in June, I will receive a diploma signed by a school administration that has marginalized me. Despite the suicides of two queer students, my school leaders have done absolutely nothing to improve the lives of the sexually diverse and gender diverse youth in my community. …

Laverne Cox: Transgender Actress On The Challenges Of Her 'New Black' Role

The Netflix hit <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> has won over critics and viewers alike this summer. The original series follows a diverse cast of characters in a women's prison in upstate New York. One of the breakout stars is Laverne Cox. Her character, Sophia, is a transgender woman who stands up for …

'I hope Chelsea Manning gets the help she needs': Paris Lees, transgender former prisoner, on life inside

It turns out that they do, in fact, send people like me to prison. My friends and family assured me this wasn't so during the terrifying months leading up to my trial for robbery. Today I'm a transgender woman, but back then I was seen as a dangly gay boy. I'd known I was a girl since I was four, …

Chelsea Manning & the Transgender Prison Experience | The Takeaway | WNYC

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking state secrets. The day after sentencing, Manning …

Transgender Murders 50 Percent Higher Than Gays, Lesbians In July

Transgender murders in North and South America in July occurred at a rate almost 50 percent higher than that of gays and lesbians according to a new study.<p>These findings were based on statistics released by the Organization of American States and included incidents from Canada, the United States, …

For transgender homecoming queen, a crowning achievement

When Cassidy Lynn Campbell woke up on Saturday morning she ambled to her bedroom mirror and took a long, astonished look at herself.<p>"I was just thinking, what happened last night, what happened?" said the brown-haired 16-year-old. "It's so crazy that I actually won."<p>On Friday night Cassidy was …

I'm Transgender-Masculine, a Lover of Men, and Living in Accordance With My Biblical Faith

I am a transgender professor who has served full-time as, variously, a professor of theology, a professor of church history, a professor of ministry, department chair, and university diversity council co-chair at a Christian university for 15 years, most of which I spent in treatment with female …

Pat Robertson Compares Transgender People To His Castrated Horse

Pat Robertson condemned California's new transgender protection legislation as "insane" and absurd" on a recent installment of "The 700 Club."<p>As Right Wing Watch originally reported, however, the conservative evangelist didn't stop there, and even compared members of the transgender community to …

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Entertainment Tonight: Transgender Model Gets Support for vs Runway Gig

Transgender model Carmen Carrera has a dream to strut the runway of the Victoria's Secret fashion show next week, and thanks to a fan-backed campaign …

Transgender Model Carmen Carrera Says She Wants to Walk the Victoria’s Secret Show

Within a few days of being posted last week, a Change.org petition pushing for model Carmen Carrera to be the first transgender Victoria’s Secret …

My transgender uncle: A family secret hidden for decades

After Sara Davidmann's mother, Audrey, had been in a nursing home for a year, Sara and her brother began the task of clearing her Oxfordshire house. First they found the "notes" – pieces of paper pinned to clothes and objects as reminders. "Still wearable but only with buttons undone," read one, …

From bullied child to transgender woman: my coming of age

I’ve just got off the phone with one of my childhood bullies. He used to call me names and hit me on the way home from school, but we’re friends now. He’s slightly in awe of my life today and, to be honest, so am I. This year has been intense. I have served as assistant editor of Gay Times, debuted …

Harvard Business School's First Transgender Student Speaks Out

Though queer identities are finding greater acceptance in America, the trend is uneven: Transgender individuals still find themselves marginalized.<p>Last year, Harvard Business School accepted its first transgender student. She is, in fact, the first openly trans person to be admitted to any top …

Paparazzi Rules to Transgender Rights: California's Surprising New Laws in 2014

Californians will see an increase in minimum wage, enhanced bicycle safety and new rules allowing transgender students to choose which restroom to …

Cassidy Lynn Campbell Becomes First Ever Transgender Homecoming Queen

Last Friday night, for the first time EVER, a transgender teen was crowned Homecoming Queen in Huntington Beach, California. 16-year-old Cassidy Lynn …

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All of February we're celebrating Black History Month and the impact that black people have had on history and culture.<p>Celebrate by joining one of …

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Transgender student's rights violated by bathroom ban, Maine court rules

School officials violated state anti-discrimination law when they prevented a transgender fifth-grader from using the girls' bathroom, according to a ruling by the highest court in Maine believed to be the first of its kind.<p>The family of student Nicole Maines and the Maine Human Rights Commission …

Transgender Guide for Transsexuals, Cross Dressers and Gender Variant

Welcome to <b>The Transgender Guide</b>! Our goal is to provide the entire transgender community with quality resources. <i>The Transgender Guide</i> is committed to …

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