#TBT: Christine Jorgensen

#TBT: Christine Jorgensen

Early transgender celebrity Christine Jorgensen was once one of the most famous women in the world.

The Year in Trans Voices

The Year in Trans Voices

From dating to media to marriage equality, we break down some of the most pressing issues transgender people have addressed this year.

Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Trans-Inclusive

Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Safer

Inspirational trans organizer Eli Erlick was awarded a Peace First fellowship to continue her important work with Transgender Student Education Resources.

9 Tweets to Celebrate Trans Awareness Week

9 Tweets to Celebrate Trans Awareness Week

See how these trans advocates, students, and allies brought visibility to their trans community members this week.

Op-ed: HRC Report Shows Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

Op-ed: Trans Equality Starts at the Water Cooler

A new report by the Human Rights Campaign shows great progress in trans equality in corporate America. But there's still much work to be done.

Op-ed: How Leslie Feinberg Saved My Life

Op-ed: How Leslie Feinberg Saved My Life

A trans writer expresses gratitude for the work of the late activist and author of Transgender Warriors.

WATCH: Go Inside the Gay and Trans Wing of L.A. Men's Central Jail

WATCH: Go Inside the Gay and Trans Wing of L.A. Men's Central Jail

L.A. Weekly obtained unprecedented access to the ward occupied by gay men and transgender women inside the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail. 

Nashville Trans Woman Found Shot to Death

Nashville Trans Woman Found Shot to Death

Police are investigating how Gizzy Fowler came to be in the driveway of a stranger's Nashville residence, where she was found murdered outside her car.

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality

OKCupid Unveils New Options for Gender, Sexuality

The popular dating site will now allow a select group of users to choose from a wide range of new queer identifiers.

Transgender Pioneer Leslie Feinberg of Stone Butch Blues Has Died

Trans Pioneer, Stone Butch Blues Author Leslie Feinberg Dies

She was a pioneer in trans and lesbian issues, workers rights, and intersectionality long before anyone could define the phrase. Her partner, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and family offered us this obituary.

Toronto Trans Man Strip-Searched By Police, Files Human Rights Complaint

Trans Man Strip-Searched, Files Human Rights Complaint

Boyd Kodak faced three days of horror, he says, when he was detained by police and placed in women's facilities where he was stripped, forced to wear women's clothing, and humiliated by other inmates.

PHOTOS: Explore TransCuba

PHOTOS: Explore TransCuba

As Cuba emerges from decades under the repressive regime of Fidel Castro, the island nation's embrace of diversity is powerfully captured in photographer Mariette Pathy Allen's new book, TransCuba.

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