Landon Patterson describes the moment she was crowned Homecoming Queen as a dream come true.

September 14 2015 8:56 AM

Days after more than 150 people protested against trans student Lila Perry at her Missouri school, others rallied in support of her.

September 08 2015 3:27 PM

Lila Perry's fight for her right to use the girls’ bathroom at her Missouri high school echoes similar battles for equal access that marked the broader American civil rights movement.

September 02 2015 8:20 PM

Kansas City police confirm to The Advocate that Jasmine Collins, a 32-year-old trans woman, was murdered in June and that a suspect has been arrested.

August 24 2015 2:47 PM

Police in Kansas City are searching for the driver who struck and then repeatedly ran over the Latina trans woman with an SUV.

August 18 2015 12:59 AM

Missouri state senator and gubernatorial candidate Bob Dixon says being abused as a child turned him gay for five years.

July 28 2015 8:49 AM

County leaders now say they'll rescind an order to lower U.S. flags to half-staff in protest of the Supreme Court ruling.

July 14 2015 2:28 PM

Dent County will fly the flag at half-staff over public buildings the 26th of each month for the next year to protest what a county official calls a 'despicable' ruling.

July 13 2015 11:54 PM

In addition to issuing his executive order, Gov. Jay Nixon called on the legislature to pass a nondiscrimination bill to protect LGBT residents.

July 08 2015 6:59 PM Updated