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What Could Happen if the U.S. Government Redefined Gender?
The Trump Administration is considering a policy that could effectively end federal recognition of more than a million adults who identify as a gender other than the one listed on their original birth certificate. According...By Abby Vesoulis October 23, 2018
This Oscar-Nominated Film Asks Viewers a Question: 'What Are You Seeing in Me?'
A nominee for best foreign language film makes for uncomfortable and powerful viewing. It's also making historyBy Katy Steinmetz February 26, 2018
Christians Took to Twitter to Rebuke This Man's Tweet About a Transgender Politician
One man's question for Christians about a transgender politician has quickly backfired. After Democrat Danica Roem became Virginia's first openly transgender elected official, defeating incumbent Del. Robert G. Marshall on Tuesday, one Nashville man took...By Ashley Hoffman November 8, 2017
A Court Blocked President Trump's Transgender Ban. Here's What That Means for Troops
For now transgender troops can serve without fear of being dischargedBy Katy Steinmetz October 30, 2017
L’Oréal's First Transgender Model Is Out After Decrying the 'Racial Violence of White People'
Some accused Munroe Bergdorf of being racist herselfBy Rachel Lewis September 1, 2017
The Long, Intense Fight for Transgender Rights
'Time marches on, and so do we'By Laverne Cox, Molly Crabapple, Zackary Drucker, Chase Strangio, Kim Boekbinder, Jim Batt August 10, 2017
Many Americans Disapprove of Trump. Here's What They Think of His Policies
President Trump isn't just down in the polls personally, so are some of his policies. After six months in office, Trump's approval rating is just 37% in the Gallup daily poll, and he's hit record...By Emma Talkoff August 10, 2017
Why President Trump's Transgender Troop Ban May Backfire
Before Wednesday was over, President Trump's ban on transgender troops already looked like a political miscalculation. Senate Republicans either ducked questions on the subject or came out strongly against the ban, including Senate Armed Forces...By Philip Elliott / Cleveland July 26, 2017
No One Knows How President Trump's Transgender Military Ban Is Going to Work
What's going to happen to transgender soldiers on active duty?By Aric Jenkins July 26, 2017
Doctors: Banning Transgender People From Military Service Is Not 'Medically Valid'
The American Medical Association said that transgender people should be allowed to serve in the militaryBy Mahita Gajanan July 26, 2017
President Trump's Transgender Military Ban Could Widen a Generational Divide
President Trump's ban on transgender Americans serving in the military will likely be received in very different ways by baby boomers who backed him and millennials who did not. While there are many boomers who...By Charlotte Alter July 26, 2017
Here's How Celebrities Are Responding to President Trump Barring Transgender People From the Military
"This must be challenged"By Cady Lang July 26, 2017
House Rejects Troops' Transition Coverage Ban
An amendment to the defense authorization bill would have barred coverage for transition-related careBy Katy Steinmetz July 13, 2017
Will 2017 Be the Year of the Transgender Candidate?
When she’s speaking at campaign events or giving interviews, Danica Roem likes to do this thing with her shoe to show all the hours she’s spent pounding the pavement to meet potential constituents. “How many...By Emma Talkoff July 6, 2017
Gender Confirmation Surgery Is on the Rise in the U.S.
The number of gender confirmation surgeries has risen in the United States, according to new data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The organization reported that in 2016 there were 3,200 gender confirmation...By Alexandra Sifferlin May 22, 2017
9 Revelations From Caitlyn Jenner's Memoir 'The Secrets of My Life'
The book out April 25 is packed with memories as well as justifications and rebuttalsBy Katy Steinmetz April 25, 2017
Obsessing About Caitlyn Jenner’s Surgery Is Part of a Larger Problem
Leaked excerpts from Jenner's upcoming memoir are causing a prurient buzz in the mediaBy Katy Steinmetz April 22, 2017
What the NCAA's North Carolina Decision Could Mean for LGBT Rights
The organization's decision to again consider the state as a championship host could affect battles over LGBT rights in other statesBy Katy Steinmetz April 4, 2017
Texas Senate Approves Controversial Bathroom Bill
The bill would require people to use restrooms and other facilities based on "biological sex"By Katy Steinmetz March 14, 2017
Poll: Majority of Americans Oppose 'Bathroom Bills'
But Democrats and Republican are seriously splitBy Katy Steinmetz March 10, 2017
Transparent Creator Jill Soloway: Being Transgender Is Not 'Trendy'
The Amazon show teamed up with the ACLU to speak out about the court case of a 17-year-old transgender boyBy Katy Steinmetz March 9, 2017
Trump Keeps All-Gender Restroom in White House
The Trump Administration is maintaining a gender-neutral restroom at the White House, despite recently rolling back a key Obama-era policy designed to protect transgender youth. The White House’s “All-Gender Restroom” was established during the Obama...By Zeke J Miller February 28, 2017
Bathroom Guidelines for Transgender Students Nixed
Opponents have argued that allowing transgender students bathroom access jeopardizes the privacy of other studentsBy Katy Steinmetz February 22, 2017
Transgender Americans Feel Vulnerable Under President Trump
Greta Martela, a transgender woman who founded of a crisis line for transgender people, is herself feeling crisis-stricken these days. Worried about the legal status of herself and her wife—who is both transgender and an...By Katy Steinmetz February 15, 2017
Gigi Gorgeous On Her Documentary: 'It's a Raw Look Into My Life'
The documentary chronicles the transgender star's journey, from childhood to living life both as a YouTube star and a womanBy Katy Steinmetz February 8, 2017
Lawmakers in 6 States Are Pursuing ‘Bathroom Bills'
The culture war continues into 2017By Katy Steinmetz January 5, 2017
Transgender Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Rejecting His Surgery
He wants to prevent other transgender patients from having his experienceBy Abigail Abrams January 5, 2017
'Bathroom Law' Remains on the Books In North Carolina
A nine-month long saga continuesBy Katy Steinmetz December 21, 2016
Beyond Bathrooms: Inside the Largest Ever Survey of Transgender People in America
"Trans people are everywhere"By Katy Steinmetz December 8, 2016
Why the North Carolina Governor's Election Is Such a Big Deal for LGBT People
The treatment of transgender people was central to the raceBy Katy Steinmetz December 5, 2016
21 Transgender Killings in 2016 Say U.S. Advocacy Groups
The somber toll comes at a time of heightened uncertainty for the LGBTQ communityBy Katy Steinmetz November 18, 2016
The Inside Story Behind Tinder's New Gender Options
Users of the dating app can now select "any gender" rather than just "male" or "female." TIME spoke to CEO Sean Rad about the changeBy Katy Steinmetz November 15, 2016
Indonesian President Speaks Out Against Anti-LGBT Rhetoric
Jokowi's comments come amid a sharply worsening climate for Indonesia's LGBT communityBy Tekendra Parmar October 20, 2016
How My Transgender Brother Gave Birth to His First Child
My brother Evan was born female. He came out as transgender 16 years ago but never stopped wanting to have a baby. This spring he gave birth to his first childBy Jessi Hempel September 12, 2016
Transgender Students Face Unsettled Rules on Bathrooms
For transgender students returning to school this week, the rules on which bathrooms they can use remain unsettled. An attempt by the Obama Administration to set recommended guidelines for school districts to follow was blocked...By Tessa Berenson August 22, 2016
Model Allegedly Detained in Dubai for Being Transgender
"This further proves the need for CHANGE," she wroteBy Casey Quackenbush August 10, 2016
Read Sarah McBride's Speech at the Democratic Convention
'I worried that my dreams and my identity were mutually exclusive'By Will Drabold July 28, 2016
Being Transgender Is Not a Mental Disorder: Study
In the last couple of decades, many medical institutions have moved away from the view that being transgender is the result of mental illness, as they previously did with homosexuality. Still, stigma persists, and some...By Katy Steinmetz July 26, 2016
First Openly Transgender Speaker to Appear at DNC Thursday
When Sarah McBride takes the stage in Philadelphia on Thursday night, she will have just three minutes to make her speech. But she will only need to say a word to make history. When she...By Katy Steinmetz July 26, 2016
Q&A: First Openly Transgender Convention Speaker: 'People Forget Our Humanity'
A 25-year-old press secretary named Sarah McBride will make history Thursday as the first openly transgender person to speak at a major party's convention. TIME spoke to her about why transgender people are now being...By Katy Steinmetz July 26, 2016
The NBA Took the All-Star Game Away From Charlotte. Here's Why It Matters
It's a "milestone" that speaks to the state of American culture, business and sportBy Katy Steinmetz July 24, 2016
Jenner Tells GOP Gathering Why She's a Republican
Just days after the Republican Party released a platform criticized as its most socially conservative ever, transgender celebrity Caitlyn Jenner explained to an audience of Republicans why she considers herself a member of the GOP....By Sam Frizell / Cleveland July 20, 2016
What Republicans say about guns, abortion and Wall Street
The Republican platform moves to the right, with a few exceptions.By Will Drabold July 18, 2016
Transgender Woman Charged With Voyeurism in Target Dressing Room
The suspect told police she made other videos in the pastBy Abigail Abrams July 14, 2016
GOP Wrestles With Change on LGBT Positions
And Democrats are itching to draw comparisonsBy Katy Steinmetz July 12, 2016
GOP Platform Contemplates Anti-Porn Provision
The Republican Party's platform is taking a turn for the right. As GOP delegates gather in Cleveland to formulate the party's principles document, social conservative priorities have dominated the discussion, with several provisions opposition same-sex...By Zeke J Miller / Cleveland July 11, 2016
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