The not-so-curious case of Michael Johnson illuminates the way racial 'preferences' on dating apps conspire with a biased criminal justice system to criminalize HIV-positive gay black men.

July 29 2015 10:00 AM

This year has already demonstrated why activists continue to decry an 'epidemic' of fatal violence directed at transgender women.

July 27 2015 5:00 AM Updated

Local trans activists held a vigil Thursday night for K.c. Haggard, who was stabbed to death on the street in an altercation caught on a security camera.

July 24 2015 6:38 AM

The black trans woman tells The Advocate about facing transphobia daily, her battle ahead, and the unusual part a county jail played in working toward justice.

July 23 2015 4:30 AM

After spending two weeks in a segregated medical cell in Iowa, the Illinois trans woman was released from Polk County Jail today.

July 22 2015 8:41 PM Updated

India Clarke was found beaten to death in a Tampa park. Who killed her remains a mystery.

July 22 2015 5:03 AM

Ashley Diamond, 36, has called the repeated rapes she's allegedly endured in men's prisons 'torture.' Despite her other legal victories, she's still not safe.

July 21 2015 2:19 PM Updated