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This Ad Tells the True Story of a Transgender Mother and Adopted Daughter

This Ad Tells the True Story of a Transgender Mother and Adopted Daughter

The opening credits of Vick's new ad, "Generations of Care #TouchOfCare," read "A True Story." Receiving more than 9 million views on YouTube, the me... Read More »

For the First Time, A School for Transgender Students Opens in India

For the First Time, A School for Transgender Students Opens in India

History was made in India's transgender community as the first school for specifically trans students recently opened in the city of Kochi. Sahaj Int... Read More »

National Geographic to Feature First Transgender Person On Cover

National Geographic to Feature First Transgender Person On Cover

According to Refinery29, less than one percent of magazine covers in 2016 featured transgender models. Thankfully, representation is progressively in... Read More »

New Documentary "The Trans List" Profiles 11 Transgender Americans

New Documentary

HBO's new documentary "The Trans List" explores the lives of eleven transgender Americans. While each story is unique, What they share in common is th... Read More »

Jill Soloway Reminds Us All to Support the Trans Community in Poignant Emmys Speech

Jill Soloway Reminds Us All to Support the Trans Community in Poignant Emmys Speech

Although the Emmys are over and the buzz has slowly subsided, there are some moments in particular that seem to linger longer than others, like when "... Read More »

Misty Snow Wants to Make History As the First Transgender Woman Elected to the Senate

Misty Snow Wants to Make History As the First Transgender Woman Elected to the Senate

Utah resident Misty Snow is not your average Democratic candidate for Senate. She was working as a cashier in a grocery store when she kicked off her... Read More »

Oprah Says We Are 'Literally All The Same' in This Candid Moment

Oprah Says We Are 'Literally All The Same' in This Candid Moment

When MAKER Oprah speaks, the world listens. In a candid moment after her talk show she reminds us of one important perception about human nature. "We... Read More »

There's Just One Word to Describe Loretta Lynch's Defense of Trans Rights: Fierce

There's Just One Word to Describe Loretta Lynch's Defense of Trans Rights: Fierce

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered a powerful message on Monday regarding North Carolina's discriminatory bathroom bill, proving that she i... Read More »

The Philippines Just Elected Its First Trans Woman to Congress

The Philippines Just Elected Its First Trans Woman to Congress

The Philippines made historic strides Tuesday with the election of its first openly trans politician to federal government.  Filipina transgender wom... Read More »

Why America Needs Caitlyn Jenner's New Series

Why America Needs Caitlyn Jenner's New Series

By Michelle Ruiz Some would say The Caitlyn Jenner Show debuted last month, when her Vanity Fair cover all but broke Twitter. Indeed Jenner has spark... Read More »

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