(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden Administration announced Monday it will move to protect gay and transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will roll back a Trump administration policy that tried to narrow the legal protections... Read More.
(NOTE LANGUAGE) Umbrella Academy star Elliot Page opened up in a new interview about how much his life has changed since coming out as transgender late last year. Speaking to Vanity Fair on Wednesday, ahead of his upcoming tell-all interview with Oprah, the 34-year-old actor says that, for... Read More.
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- Two transgender women were found shot to death in hotel rooms just 11 days apart in Charlotte, North Carolina, prompting police to issue a warning that a suspect, or suspects, may be targeting other members of the LGBTQ community. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas state legislature voted Tuesday to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. The House voted 71-24, and the Senate 25-8, to override the governor's veto... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
By Meredith Deliso, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of bills that LGBTQ advocates say would impact transgender rights are being considered in states across the country this year. Arkansas is among several to pass such measures so far, with two... Read More.
By ALISA WIERSEMA, ABC News(PIERRE, S.D.) -- A series of culture wars that are likely to resurface on future campaign trails appear to be emerging in several Republican-led states over the issue of transgender rights, despite the next two cycles... Read More.
By Samara Lynn, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Ginger Chien said she was a "techie" from a young age."I was given all of the opportunities typically afforded to boys," she recalled. "I was given freedom to be loud, and... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Rachel Levine was confirmed by the Senate to serve as Biden's assistant secretary of health, making history as the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate and the highest ranking... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- State legislators have filed a record number of bills this year that would impact the rights of transgender people, according to an LGBTQ advocacy group.There have been 82 such bills introduced so far... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Mississippi legislators have passd a bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing on female sports teams in schools and universities -- one of over two dozen similar measures proposed by state lawmakers... Read More.