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Transparent‘s Jeffrey Tambor the Latest Disappointing Addition to Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harassers in Hollywood

Hearing about problematic behavior always hurts more when it affects something you love. For the past four seasons, I've been enjoying following the journey of the Pfefferman family on Amazon's Transparent. I even had the pleasure of being a background actor on the show, which had what I perceived as a safe and progressive set. According to two women working on the show, it was anything but.

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Louis C.K. Ruined More Than Just His Own Career

Louis C.K. had the power to amplify marginalized voices. But now those voices are subject to his downfall.

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Virginia’s First Trans State Legislator Unseats Transphobic “Bathroom Bill” Writer

Yesterday, Virginia elected Democratic candidate Danica Roem who is now the first openly transgender woman to have been elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.

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Dallas Restaurant Uses Transphobic “Before and After” Caitlyn Jenner Photos to Designate Genders on Bathrooms

The Dallas Morning News Digital Editor Dom DiFurio was shocked when he went into a Cajun restaurant called Dodie's Place in Allen, TX and saw that the bathroom doors designated gender by using "before and after" photos of Caitlyn Jenner, as you can see in DiFurio's tweet after the jump. The level of transphobia and the complete and utter hatefulness of doing something like that is astounding.

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Things We Saw Today: Ryan Murphy’s Pose Makes TV History With Five Transgender Actors

For his upcoming anthology series Pose, set in 1980s New York, Murphy has cast five transgender actors: MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Hailie Sahar, and Angelica Ross. All will be series regulars, setting a record for scripted television.

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Things We Saw Today: BET is Cancelling Being Mary Jane and I’m Weeping Into A Glass of Wine

Signing Off, I'm Mary Jane Paul

Being Mary Jane, the BET drama staring ageless vampire and beautiful human being, Gabrielle Union, will not be renewed for a fifth season.

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L’Oreal Fires Trans Model After She Wrote a Facebook Post About Systemic Racism

What a backwards move.

The irony is thick, as they believe that they are actually championing diversity by firing a trans woman of color for talking about systemic racism.

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Mattis Orders Freeze on Trans Military Ban, But That’s What He Was Ordered to Do in the First Place

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has announced that he's still allowing trans people to serve in the military, despite the White House's orders directing the Department of Defense to ban trans people. But that's what he was told to do in the trans ban guidelines anyway.

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Chase Strangio, Chelsea Manning’s Lawyer, Shares Wisdom About Trans Healthcare

This is a thread you'll definitely want to read, and though Chase Strangio explicitly addresses reporters and the way that they write about trans healthcare, it's helpful to anyone who might need to reframe the way they think about trans healthcare in general.

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Trump Hit With Lawsuits for His Terrible, Unconstitutional Transgender Military Ban

Lawsuits from the ACLU and Lambda Legal expose the ban for what it is—a bigoted attack on human rights with no basis in research, science, or logic.

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White House to Cut Off Trans-Related Medical Funding for Military Service Members, Ban Them From Service

The White House is moving closer to follow through on Trump's tweet about banning transgender military service members.

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The Case for Chromie: Why Making LGBTQIA Identities Canon in Video Games Is More Important Than Ever

Chromie is the perfect candidate for bringing a trans character into the gaming world.

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Texas’ Anti-Transgender “Bathroom Bill” Dies as Lawmakers Spout Same Hateful Rhetoric About “Sexual Predators”

Texas' "bathroom bill" has died, as Texas lawmakers closed their special session without passing it.

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Mulan as Trans Icon: Personal Resonance Vs. Misinformation

Disney's Mulan speaks to many trans people's experiences of gender simply because of the nature of the story it was telling. That's awesome. What's not awesome is trying to be an ally by using those personal experiences to spread misinformation more broadly.

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Lawsuit Alleges School’s Discrimination Drove Trans Child to Consider Suicide

A family in Orange County, California has filed a lawsuit against their daughter's private school, alleging that they discriminated against her for being transgender.

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Rock Out and Support Trans Rights: Music Recommendations for Bandcamp’s Transgender Law Center Fundraiser

Today, Bandcamp is donating 100% of their share of every sale until midnight Pacific Time to the Transgender Law Center, a nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to change law, policy, and culture for the more equitable.

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Things We Saw Today: Zazie Beetz Looks Amazing as Domino in Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds shared a first look at Zazie Beetz as Domino in Deadpool 2 who looks amazing and I'm so excited for Deadpool 2.

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#TransFolksAreNotJokes: Janet Mock Responds to Heinous Transphobic Morning Show Interview

Janet Mock has responded to some particularly heinous attacks on herself and transgender people that came by way of "The Breakfast Club," a New York City-based radio show billed as "the most dangerous morning show.

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James Corden Shares Lovely Tribute to Transgender Troops, “L.G.B.T.”

James Corden, ever the lovely cinnamon roll, made a beautiful tribute on The Late Late Show riffing on Nat King Cole's "L.O.V.E.", changing the lyrics to suit a new acronym: "L.G.B.T."

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A List of Things You Can Buy With the Money Donald Trump Spends Avoiding His Wife

You can fund transgender troops' medical costs, even.

In light of the recent news that Donald "I'm Afraid of Change and Committment" Trump announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military, I wanted to look a bit into how much it would actually cost the U.S. to fund healthcare for trans individuals.

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