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Transgender

Advice to parents and friends of transgender individuals

Listen with an open mind and heart.

Our son is transgender. We welcomed him into the world 26 years ago as a daughter, but he is now our son. What does that mean? Three years ago he had surgery to give himself a more masculine body.

Two years ago he began hormone treatment, which led to male puberty.

He changed his name from Emily to Jeremy and asked that we use male pronouns. We are proud of him and love him.

Facebook dad posts his worries, trans people in bathrooms isn't one of them

Steve Rudner becomes voice of reason for trans bathroom laws.

This year will always be remembered as the “Year of Transgender.” It’s a fitting phrase because so much of it has been filled with change.

America is transforming its identity into the one it was originally meant to be and people are doing the same personally.

Of course that change comes with judgements and massive inferential leaps, but conflict is the genesis of evolution.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox is an American actress, producer and LGBT advocate best known for her role as a transgender prison inmate in the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.”