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Former Oakland Athletic Jose Canseco (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco To Dress, Live As A Woman For A Week To Show Support For Caitlyn Jenner

Bash Brother Jose Canseco is choosing a peculiar way to show support for Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by vowing to live as a woman for a week.

07/30/2015

Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award and speaks onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Siri Corrects Anyone Who Calls Caitlyn Jenner ‘Bruce’

Apple’s personal assistant Siri doesn’t always get it right, and sometimes she can be downright mean (just ask “what’s zero divided by zero”), but this time Siri is being applauded by transgender advocates for standing by Caitlyn Jenner.

07/16/2015

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Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.

07/13/2015

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‘Respect After Death’ Act Takes Effect Giving Transgenders Right To Have Chosen Gender On Death Certificates

The death certificates of transgender people in California will now reflect their chosen gender now that AB 1577 has gone into effect.

07/01/2015

Girl Scout badges. (John E. Davidson/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Return $100K To Transphobic Donor, Then Raise $124K In One Day On Indiegogo

Girls Scouts celebrating a $100,000 donation to send 500 girls to camp quickly turned bitter after learning it came with a catch: it could not be used to support transgender girls.

06/30/2015

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Revives Transgender California Prisoner’s Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by a California prison inmate who claims prison officials are subjecting her to cruel and unusual punishment by denying her sex-reassignment surgery.

06/26/2015

A BART police officer at the Oakland Coliseum station on August 11, 2005. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police 1 Of 1st In Nation To Implement Policy On Interactions With Transgender People

BART police have become one of the first police departments in the country to implement a specific policy governing interactions with transgender individuals, BART officials said Thursday.

06/25/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

Laverne Cox attends the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2015 presented by Macy's fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2015 at Lincoln Center on February 12, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Go Red)

Laverne Cox First Transgender Person To Get Wax Figure At Madame Tussauds In San Francisco

‘Orange Is The New Black’ co-star Laverne Cox is scheduled to be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds’ in San Francisco on June 26, two days before the city’s annual LGBT pride parade.

06/09/2015

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U.S. Military Celebrating Gay Pride Month, Honors Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Servicemembers

Maybe it’s all about who is the current commander-in-chief. Maybe it resonates more because of Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement this week. Maybe it’s just the new “normal” for the Department of Defense, but this month the DoD is making it very clear to the American public that the military supports Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.

06/02/2015

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