Transgender Pioneer Leslie Feinberg of Stone Butch Blues Has Died
November 17 2014 11:17 AM ET

Trans Pioneer, Stone Butch Blues Author Leslie Feinberg Dies

Advocate.com Editors

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
November 16 2014 11:00 AM ET

Trans Man Strip-Searched, Files Human Rights Complaint

Mitch Kellaway

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
November 15 2014 6:01 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore TransCuba

Mitch Kellaway

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.

In the Galleries: A.B. Miner
November 14 2014 5:00 AM ET

In the Galleries: A.B. Miner

Christopher Harrity

Miner, a gay trans man, deals with diverse masculinities in his art. Topics range from bodily shame to back hair portraits to a comparative study of animal penises.

Op-ed: Changing When Health Care Does More Harm Than Good
November 13 2014 6:33 AM ET

Op-ed: Changing When Health Care Does More Harm Than Good

Sari Reisner Sc.D.

There may be more access to health care for transgender people, but it doesn't mean things are better.

Simmons College Opens Its Doors to Trans Students
November 11 2014 6:22 PM ET

Which Women's College to Welcome Trans Students?

Mitch Kellaway

The Boston school has become the third U.S. women's college to clarify its stance towards trans women and men amidst heated conversations about the future of single-gender institutions.

Cleveland Plain Dealer Headline Stokes Transphobic Fears
November 11 2014 5:01 PM ET

Cleveland Paper's Latest Transphobic Headline Riles Bathroom Fears

Dawn Ennis

After a brief improvement in its coverage of trans issues, why is Cleveland's Plain Dealer going back to its old transphobic headline practices?

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Trans Boy's Epic Coming-Out Rap Goes Viral
November 11 2014 4:53 PM ET

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Trans Boy's Epic Coming-Out Rap

Mitch Kellaway

Young Alex gives voice to how awesome coming out as trans can be for kids when adults support them.

WATCH: Honoring Trans Military Members This Veterans Day
November 11 2014 3:36 PM ET

WATCH: Honoring Trans Americans This Veterans Day

Mitch Kellaway

The TransMilitary documentary team reminds us that the lives of all U.S. veterans are valuable. Why, then, force trans service members to continue serving in silence?

Op-ed: Why An Ad Featuring A Transgender Woman Means So Much
November 11 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why An Ad Featuring A Trans Woman Means So Much

Jennifer Barge

A new national CDC campaign features a transgender woman as its spokesperson for the first time ever.

PHOTOS: Bangladeshi Hijras Show Their Pride
November 10 2014 5:44 PM ET

PHOTOS: Bangladeshi Hijras Show Their Pride

Sunnivie Brydum

One year after the Bangladesh government formally recognized a third gender, the nation's hijras celebrated with their first-ever Pride parade.

STUDY: Yes, Trans Men Can Get Pregnant Despite Testosterone, Dysphoria
November 10 2014 4:16 PM ET

STUDY: Yes, Some Trans Men Do Seek Pregnancy

Mitch Kellaway

A small investigative study hopes to inspire more research into unprecedented findings that complicate assumptions about trans men's experience and emotions during pregnancy.

Malaysian Judge Strikes Antitrans Ban on Gender Expression
November 10 2014 2:53 PM ET

Malaysian Judge Strikes Antitrans Ban on Gender Expression

Thom Senzee

A Malaysian appeals court overturned a ban on men and trans women wearing women's clothing.

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