Since the first brick was thrown at Stonewall, transgender people have been at the forefront of the fight for LGBTQ rights. Luminaries such as Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Laverne Cox, and Janet Mock have changed how people talk about queerness, all the while waging a particularly difficult fight for the inclusion and acceptance of transgender people. Their efforts have been stymied again and again, and the LGBTQ community has not always prioritized the needs to trans peopl. Still, transgender people have fought on. Join OUT in celebrating the trans people who have helped us get where we are today and who continue to fight for equality.

Enacted in 1893, it banned people from dressing in "clothing of the opposite sex." 

November 13 2018 5:03 PM

Munroe Bergdorf, Leyna Bloom, Angelica Ross and more sound off.

November 13 2018 10:19 AM

But Twitter is not having it.

November 12 2018 7:26 PM

"Transgenders can now have their gender changed on their birth certificate, and in the same spirit there should be room for an age change.”

November 08 2018 1:03 PM

It's the first statewide popular vote in favor of transgender rights.

November 06 2018 11:00 PM

A poll worker would not accept the gender marker on her ID.

November 06 2018 7:41 PM