Dana Beyer: Strange Bedfellows Perpetuate the Denial of Proper Care for Young Trans Girls

Even if it's true that 75 percent of gender dysphoric boys turn out to be gay, it is also true that denying the gender dysphoric boys who are actually girls the right to transition is cruel and abusive, and too often life-threatening.

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Dana Beyer: Strange Bedfellows Perpetuate the Denial of Proper Care for Young Trans Girls

Even if it's true that 75 percent of gender dysphoric boys turn out to be gay, it is also true that denying the gender dysphoric boys who are actually girls the right to transition is cruel and abusive, and too often life-threatening.

Read more: Gender-Variant Children, Transgender, Trans Girls, Trans Boys, Trans Women, Gay Children, Desistence, Puberty, Gay Voices News

Buck Wargo: A Lot of Us Are Still Learning About Transgender Topics, But We’ll Get There

I applaud Bruce Jenner for coming forward and talking about what he's going through and giving the rest of us some insight and ability to empathize. That will go a long way to making sure people are treated with dignity.

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Grace Anne Stevens: My Transgender Life: Walking in His/Her Shoes

I am pretty sure that these shows will never be on my regular "must see" list, but I was able to separate the larger-than-life reality show, the reported money-making machine, and found I could identify with the human feelings that were expressed,

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Stephanie Mott: Transgender Footprints in the Sand

I have endured a lifetime of believing that my faith was at odds with my transgender identity. I have come to know that my faith was at odds with my inability to trust God enough to embrace my authentic self.

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The Life-Shaping Moment Transgender Icon Janet Mock Had In Kindergarten

In 2011, Janet Mock, a successful People.com editor, came out for the first time as a trans woman. Only a handful of people knew that she was assigned...

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Domenick Scudera: 19 Hypocrisies and Counting

I have always wanted a Porsche. A sleek, sexy, sports car in cherry red with a custom dark champagne leather interior. That's what I want. I cannot...

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Transgender Kids Take Center Stage In Stunning, Empowering Photo Series

For the past 12 years, Dutch photographer Sarah Wong has documented the lives and experiences of a group of children who have transitioned -- or are i...

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Raquel Willis: Graduation to Womanhood: Being Transgender at a Southern College

Some people come out of the college experience with a degree, others with incredible stories, and others simply with a better understanding of their body's tolerance for alcohol. But some, like me, left with a newfound understanding and sense of purpose; I matriculated as a timid, confused boy and departed as a woman standing in her truth.

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Cleve Jones: Remembering Harvey Milk and His Fight to End Job Discrimination

This week we celebrate Harvey Milk's 85th birthday and honor his role as one of the pioneers of the LGBT community, even as we await a decision on marriage equality from the Supreme Court of the United States.

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