Meet the First Trans Pastor Officially Ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church Ordains Its First Trans Pastor

'There's no need to choose between living life as your fullest self and belonging to a community of faith,' says Asher O'Callaghan.

Mom of Trans Teen Pushes for Resources That Could Have Saved Her Son

Kyler Prescott's Mom Pushes for Resources That Could Have Saved Her Son

A family friend who helped the Prescotts through their darkest hour with the death of 14-year-old Kyler has started a new family advocacy organization.

Remembering Jess Shipps

Remembering Jess Shipps

Friends remember U.S. Air Force veteran Jess Shipps, best known to friends as 'Jessie' the 'Lumberchick.'

Navy, Marines Take Step Toward Open Trans Service
July 06 2015 11:34 AM ET

Navy, Marines Move Toward Open Trans Service

Effective immediately, decisions about discharging transgender Marines and members of the Navy must be approved by Pentagon officials.

Moroccan Mob Brutally Beats Alleged Trans Woman as Bystanders Watch

Morocco: Mob Beats 'Trans Woman' as Bystanders Watch

The victim, who has not been publicly identified, may nonetheless face jail time for homosexuality, which is illegal in Morocco.

New Orleans Man Who Kidnapped Trans Woman Granted 'Rare' Minimum Sentence

Man Who Kidnapped Trans Woman Given Minimum Sentence

After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.

WATCH: Brothers Shows the Delight and Difficulty of Dating While Trans

WATCH: The Delight and Difficulty of Dating While Trans

The transmasculine-themed show kicks of Season 2 with Max's achingly sweet — and awkward — dating life.

Booing Jennicet Was Wrong, But Was What She Did Worse?

Jennicet's Kanye Moment: Should We Just Shake It Off?

The Advocate's news editor on the role of civility in the equality movement. 

Connecticut Makes Changing Birth Certificates Easier for Trans Folks

Connecticut Makes Changing Birth Certificates Easier for Trans Folks

Connecticut becomes the eighth U.S. state to make it easier for transgender citizens to obtain documents that reflect their authentic gender.

Second Calif. Trans Prisoner May Receive Option of Gender-Affirming Surgery

Second Calif. Trans Prisoner May Receive Option of Gender-Affirming Surgery

An appeals court found it 'plausible' that a prison denying Mia Rosati surgery violated her right to equal protection.

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