A resident of Appleton, Wis., since 2000, Gypsy Vered Meltzer became the state's first transgender elected official.
Monica Beverly Hillz, a former RuPaul's Drag Race cast member, speaks out against the Logo reality competition's use of transphobic terms.
A 22-year-old transgender college student was removed from her North Carolina campus after being confronted by a security guard outside a women's restroom.
One of the show's best-known contestants lashes out in a defiant Facebook post.
After years as a successful fashion model, Geena Rocero has come out as transgender, and is launching a global awareness campaign.
Among the annual list of advocates who have made outstanding contributions to the transgender community are activist CeCe McDonald, athlete Fallon Fox, and Advocate.com writer Parker Marie Molloy.
The network and producers behind RuPaul's Drag Race have issued statements responding to harsh criticism lobbed their way after the show featured an episode many trans people found offensive.
If successful, the 34-year-old musician will make Carnegie history as the first African-American violinist in venue history.