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

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.

Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Trans Students

Justice Dept.: Trans Students Protected Under Title IX

The feds weigh in on the case of a transgender boy in Virginia, affirming his right to self-identify under federal law.

Girl Scouts Raise $100,000 in One Day After Dropping Transphobic Donor

Girl Scouts Tackle Transphobia, Raise $100K in One Day

When the Girl Scouts took a stand for trans girls, online support went viral.

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