October 2, 2013
Laverne Cox

HIPS Don’t Die

Actress Laverne Cox joins HIPS for 20th anniversary

By Zack Rosen
HIPS, an internationally heralded non-profit organization, which provides services, education and advocacy to the local community of sex-workers and drug users, is turning 20 years old.
August 27, 2013
Beth Taylor of Makeovers by Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor: An Artist of Personal Transformation

By Karen Houston
You know you’re meant for a certain vocation when you’re approached for services before professionally offering them. In the midst of her job search, Elizabeth Taylor (who also goes by Beth) was approached twice within two weeks to makeover genetic males into striking women.
July 23, 2013
A Pride flag and the District of Columbia flag wave side by side

D.C. Passes JaParker Deoni Jones Birth Certificate Equality Amendment Act

By Katy Ray
Washington, D.C. legislators have taken yet another significant stride toward bringing transgender equality to the District. Recently, councilmembers unanimously approved the JaParker Deoni Jones Birth Certificate Equality Amendment Act of 2013.
June 18, 2013

Transgender Health Care Dialogue

Kaiser Permanente opens its ears to the transgender community

By Katy Ray