Almost five years ago, I came out as transgender to my family, friends, and, eventually, my broader community. I was blessed with a warm and welcoming response from those who loved me. Since announcing my news and living openly, I’ve met countless transgender people and heard a range of coming out experiences.
In honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11, here are some helpful tips that I’ve picked up along the way for anyone coming out as transgender, gender nonconforming or gender fluid.
Last night, American Public Television's excellent program In the Life began airing "Becoming Me", an insightful and sensitive look at eight families with transgender and gender nonconforming children ranging in ages from 5 to 25 an...
Nancy Pelosi spoke on behalf of the White House, addressing for the first time the murder of 22 transgender and gender nonconforming persons.
An Ohio father is being tried for murder after stabbing his gender nonconforming child to death. Brian Golec, who for some time identified as transgender and went by Bri (though friends say lately they’ve been going by Brian), was a...
Yesterday, Mills College in Oakland, California, became the first all-women’s college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender nonconforming students