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Sen. Cruz Criticizes Houston Over Sermon Subpeonas

NATIONAL | By Michael Graczyk | Oct 17
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents.

Fired NY Radio Hosts Who Made Anti-Trans Comments Return

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 12
The two radio hosts from Rochester, N.Y., who apologized earlier this year after they were fired for using anti-trans language on the air, are now back on the air waves.

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.

’Cards Against Humanity’ Co-Creator: I ’Regret’ Anti-Trans Card

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 25
One of the co-creator behind the hilarious popular card / drinking game "Cards Against Humanity" apologized for a transphobic card last week, saying he regrets making it.

Anti-LGBT Right Winger: Satan is Behind Laverne Cox’s Trans Advocacy

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 18
The anti-LGBT and ultra conservative Linda Harvey of Mission America, condemned the transgender rights movement during her radio program, specifically targeting actress and trans advocate Laverne Cox who appeared on the cover of Time magazine last month.

Jenny McCarthy Deletes Anti-Transgender ’Joke’

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
Actress Jenny McCarthy is under fire this week after she made what some are calling an anti-trans joke on Twitter, but quickly deleted it.

Video :: Trans ’Drag Race’ Contestant Used ’Tranny’ in Interview

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 3
After weighing in on the ongoing "tranny" debate earlier this year, a video surfaced this week showing transgender star and former "RuPual’s Drag Race" contestant using the controversial word in an interview.

RuPaul Calls Out Logo Amid ’Tranny’ Debate

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | May 27
RuPaul went on a Twitter tirade after a statement by Logo was published by BuzzFeed where officials "distanced themselves" from the icon drag queen’s comments regarding the use of the word "tranny."

RuPaul Responds to Criticism of Transphobia

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | May 26
RuPaul responds to the controversy surrounding his use of the word "tranny" and the perceived transphobic language used on his popular reality show, "RuPaul’s Drag Race."

Rochester’s Morning Shock Jocks Fired for Transphobic Tirade

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 22
Rochester 98.9 "Breakfast Buzz" DJs Kimberly and Beck were "suspended indefinitely" Wednesday night, and fired Thursday morning after making controversial and anti-transgender comments during their show on Wednesday.

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