Melissa Sklarz

Melissa Sklarz Poised to Make History in New York

In 1999, Melissa Sklarz broke new ground as the first transgender person to hold an elected office when she was ...
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Trans United for Alexandra Chandler

Trans United Endorses Alexandra Chandler

Alexandra Chandler has earned the endorsement of Trans United Fund in her run to be the next Congresswoman representing the ...
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Trans Service Members

Follow Friday: Transgender Veterans and Service Members

An estimated 15,000 Transgender Americans are Veterans or Active Service Members in the U.S. Armed Forces (Williams Institute).  This Follow ...
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Black Trans Women

Follow Friday: Inspiring Black Trans Women

This Follow Friday is an opportunity to celebrate some amazing black trans women.   Black trans women face significant challenges ...
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2015 US Trans Survey

Key Findings from the US Transgender Survey

The National Center for Transgender Equality has released the results of the 2015 US Transgender Survey, which documents widespread discrimination ...
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Hired and Transgender: Self-Testing for Hiring Bias against Transgender Applicants

Hired and Transgender

The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights has released a new resource for employers entitled Hired and Transgender: Self-Testing ...
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Protecting Transgender Parents and their Children

Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and Their Children

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) have come out with a new ...
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Joanna Cifredo

Joanna Cifredo on Structural Victimization of Trans People

By Joanna Cifredo In my early teens I started to become aware of transsexuality. I finally had terminology to describe ...
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Equal Bathroom Access for the Transgender Community

Bathroom Access and the Trans Community: What DC is Doing Right

written by David Mariner and Holly Goldmann A transgender women experiencing violence simply for using the restroom?   For those ...
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Room for Change

Anti-Trans Discrimination in Retail Stores

A new report published by the Equal Rights Center takes a closer look at the discrimination transgender women face in retail ...
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