Currently, people must be diagnosed with gender dysphoria and prove they have been transitioning for two years to obtain a gender recognition certificate.
It will now advance to the Texas Senate, where it’s expected to pass.
Dee Whigham was one of at least 27 transgender people killed in the US in 2016.
"Not all people who menstruate are women, and not all women menstruate.”
A prominent evangelical Christian from the UK believes the historic artwork shows that the Bible isn't actually condemning homosexuality.
“This is an unprecedented leap forward that is based on science, and not stigmatising preconceptions - something we've long fought for."
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed marriage equality into law last week.
“I checked the gay agenda and boats are definitely gay.”
"When they called out my name it was amazing. It was probably the best moment of my life."
The employer said hiring the man would be in violation of Russia’s ban on gay propaganda.
The rule was only uncovered after a freedom of information request was filed.
The books explore the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and teach how "anyone should be able to become happy, as oneself".
He also won Mr International Leather in 2009.
“I would like to think that Serbia is not that conservative or homophobic, or xenophobic for that matter.”
“If we have such people here, then I’m telling you officially, their relatives won’t let them be, because of our faith, our mentality, customs and traditions....
After same-sex marriage, will polyamorous marriage be next?
“Together we can raise the volume on the public outcry, and let the world know that we have our #EyesOnChechnya."
"I was just working on my pecs and butt, like other gym users."
"The match was not about winning, but the social affirmation of the transgender community."