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Vladimir Luxuria, Gay-Rights Activist, Detained at Sochi

Vladimir Luxuria, Gay-Rights Activist, Detained at Sochi

By Brian Powell February 18, 2014

Vladimir Luxuria, former Communist MP for Italy and current television personality, was detained twice by Russian police for her gay-rights activism in Sochi. Her first detainment came on Sunday after holding up a sign in the Olympic Park which read …

'OITNB' Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil 'OITNB' Star Attends Islan Nettles Vigil

Earlier this month, Islan Nettles, a transgender woman, was attacked and killed in Harlem. The NYPD has reportedly said that Nettles was with her friends when one or more people attacked her while using anti-gay and anti-transgender slurs. She was …

Germany puts Third Gender on Birth Certificates Germany puts Third Gender on Birth Certificates
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An ABC News story that was on Good Morning America yesterday is turning heads. This November, Germany is to become the first European nation to legally, as well as bureaucratically, recognize a third gender in cases of babies born with …

Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again Transgender Newsman Switches Genders, Again
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A transgender newsman last week determined that he is not, in fact, female. Don Ennis, a national assignment editor for ABC News announced to his friends and family this week that he is once again male, according to an email …

School Must Allow Trasngender To Use Boy's Restroom School Must Allow Trasngender To Use Boy's Restroom
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The L.A. Times reports that the family of a transgender middle school student in Arcadia, California is happy to learn that the school district and the U.S. Department of Education have reached a settlement in the case involving their son. …

Transgender Navy SEAL Pens Tell-All Book Transgender Navy SEAL Pens Tell-All Book

A new book published over the weekend tells the story of a Navy SEAL who suppressed his sexuality for years in order to make it undetected as someone who identified as a woman. In “Warrior Princess”, Kristin Beck–formerly Chris Beck–talks …

Miss Universe Pageant To Include Transgendered Woman Miss Universe Pageant To Include Transgendered Woman

After more than two weeks of discussions, GLAAD and the Miss Universe Organization announced on Tuesday that transgender woman Jenna Talackova will now be allowed to compete for the crown in its beauty competitions. The changing of the rules was …

Jenna Tackalova the Transgender Beauty Contestant Jenna Tackalova the Transgender Beauty Contestant
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On Friday, Jenna Talackova was denied the opportunity to compete in the Canadian beauty pageant contest. The 23 year old was born a male but received gender reassignment surgery at the age of 19 which makes her a woman. If …

Miami University, Discriminate Transgender Students? Miami University, Discriminate Transgender Students?
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Kaeden Kass, was born a female but identifies himself as male. The transgender student attends Miami University and has filed a complaint against his school after not being allowed to serve as a residential assistant in an all-male dorm. After …