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Photos Released of Coach Beiste from 'Glee' as a Trans Man

TELEVISION | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 5
As actress Dot-Marie Jones prepares for her "Glee" character Coach Bieste to become the first regular-series character on broadcast television to come out as transgender, she tells PEOPLE Magazine she doesn't want to let down the tomboys.

Bruce Jenner to Share Transition Story with Diane Sawyer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 3
Olympic legend Bruce Jenner has agreed to sit down with ABC's Diane Sawyer and discuss his decision to transition to a woman, much to the consternation of NBCUniversal, which owns E!, the network he originally agreed to dish to.

Russian Legal Loophole Allows Country's First Gay Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 10
A lesbian couple in Russia found a way to legally tie the knot in the rabidly anti-gay country on August 6, and the country's officials are foaming at the mouth over it.

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Laverne Cox Talks Trans Issues in ’TakePart Live’

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 7
As part of their coverage for LGBT Pride month in June, Pivot’s interactive news show, "TakePart Live" featured an interview with "Orange is the New Black" star Laverne Cox.

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

Pentagon OKs Manning Transfer for Gender Treatment

NATIONAL | By Pauline Jelenik and Lolita Baldor | May 14
In an unprecedented move, the Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison so she can get treatment for her gender disorder, defense officials said.

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

Geena Rocero Launches Global Organization for Gender Rights

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 31
To coincide with the celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility, activist and model Geena Rocero today launched her new a global awareness campaign, Gender Proud.

What’s Between Your Legs?: Thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
Special guest writer Cathy Renna shares her thoughts on International Transgender Day of Visibility.

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