CeCe McDonald to Be Released From Prison
January 03 2014 11:28 AM ET

CeCe McDonald to Be Released From Prison

Parker Marie Molloy

McDonald will be released from prison January 13. Meanwhile, Orange Is the New Black star and fellow African-American trans woman Laverne Cox is producing a documentary about McDonald's life.

20 Years After Brandon Teena's Death, Trans Rights Still Have a Long Way to Go
January 02 2014 6:13 PM ET

The Death of Brandon Teena: 20 Years Later

Parker Marie Molloy

Two decades after a Nebraska transgender man was brutally murdered, what has changed in the world of transgender rights?

Indiana Appeals Court: Gender Change Does Not Void Marriage
January 02 2014 7:00 AM ET

Indiana Court: Gender Change Does Not Void Marriage

Parker Marie Molloy

A law prohibiting same-sex marriage does not automatically void marriages between transgender individuals and their cisgender spouses, the court ruled.

Trans Golfer Still Trying to Join Pro Tour Even While Claiming to Have Unfair Advantage
January 01 2014 5:00 PM ET

Trans Golfer Still Trying to Go Pro, Claims She Has Unfair Advantage

Parker Marie Molloy

Bobbi Lancaster is trying to become the first openly transgender athlete to play on the LPGA Tour, even while arguing she has a natural advantage in competition.

Trans Scientist and Ted Talker in Critical After Animal Attack
January 01 2014 3:48 PM ET

Trans Scientist in Critical Condition After Animal Attack

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Kate Stone, a research engineer at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Manufacturing, and founder of the technology company, Novalia, was gored by a wild buck in freak attack.

Connecticut Becomes Fifth State to Require Transgender Medical Coverage
December 31 2013 4:10 PM ET

Fifth State Requires Insurers to Cover Gender Transition

Parker Marie Molloy

The state's insurance department issued a directive informing health insurance companies operating within the state that they are now required to cover benefits.

In Their Own Words: LGBT Advocates on the State of Transgender Issues
December 26 2013 6:00 AM ET

Eight LGBT Leaders Sound Off on Trans Issues

Parker Marie Molloy

Eight leaders in LGBT advocacy give their thoughts on what 2013 meant for transgender rights, and what 2014 might bring.

CDC Reverses Discriminatory Breast Cancer Screening Rule for Trans People
December 23 2013 2:00 AM ET

CDC Reverses Discriminatory Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

The CDC releases updated guidelines, clarifying a policy that had been used to discriminate against transgender women.

LGBT Activist Goes Missing in Buffalo, Community Rallies
December 21 2013 1:08 PM ET

LGBT Activist Goes Missing, Community Rallies

Parker Marie Molloy

LGBT activist Frank Goldberg was last seen at her brother's house on Buffalo’s west side around 6:30 p.m. On-foot search parties are underway.

New Jersey Senate Passes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill
December 21 2013 7:00 AM ET

New Jersey Senate Passes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Parker Marie Molloy

Gov. Chris Christie has not yet indicated whether he will sign or veto the legislation.

Op-ed: Pope Francis Has Not Made Good on Transgender Rights
December 19 2013 1:04 AM ET

Op-ed: Pope Francis Hasn't Made Good on Trans Rights

Parker Marie Molloy

The Advocate named Pope Francis its Person of the Year, but one contributing writer says the Catholic Church's record on transgender people is nothing to praise.

Op-ed: How I Figured Out My Own Gender by First Grade
December 18 2013 4:35 PM ET

Op-ed: How I Figured Out My Own Gender by First Grade

Nico Lang

Writer Nico Lang grew up transgender. Sort of.