Rally Planned for Jailed 16-Year-Old Trans Girl
May 23 2014 1:39 PM ET

Rally Planned for Jailed 16-Year-Old Trans Girl

Parker Marie Molloy

More than a month after a transgender teen was placed in an adult prison, activists plan to again rally in support of her release.

Rochester, N.Y., Radio Hosts Fired Following Transphobic Rant
May 22 2014 12:10 PM ET

Radio Hosts Suspended Fired Following Transphobic Rant

Parker Marie Molloy

Rochester, N.Y,. radio station 98.9 The Buzz takes swift action against the controversial hosts of The Breakfast Buzz following a segment that set off several corners of the Internet.

Can the Trans and Drag Communities Work Together?
May 22 2014 6:00 AM ET

Can the Trans and Drag Communities Work Together?

Daniel Reynolds

After a RuPaul's Drag Race season that caused strife between the transgender and drag communities, drag performer Courtney Act advocates for advancing the conversation.

Trannyshack No More: Founder Launches Rebranding Effort
May 21 2014 1:45 PM ET

Trannyshack No More: Founder Launches Rebranding Effort

Parker Marie Molloy

Since 1996, San Francisco–based drag event Trannyshack has been drawing crowds. After recent controversy surrounding the name, the event's founder looks to rebrand.

Rochester, N.Y., Radio Hosts Go on Transphobic Rant
May 21 2014 1:41 PM ET

Rochester, N.Y., Radio Hosts Go on Transphobic Rant

Parker Marie Molloy

Hosts of a popular Rochester radio show launched into a transphobic tirade, which included repeated misgenderings and an accusation that transgender people are mentally ill.

Op-ed: Remembering Pioneering Trans Writer, Activist, Matt Kailey
May 21 2014 11:10 AM ET

Op-ed: Remembering Pioneering Trans Writer, Activist, Matt Kailey

Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Colorado-based transgender journalist Matt Kailey passed away over the weekend, but his influence is remembered by those he worked with.

Crystal Bowersox on Why She Disagrees With Michfest But Will Still Perform
May 21 2014 6:15 AM ET

Crystal Bowersox Is Sticking With Michfest But Not Siding With It

Parker Marie Molloy

The singer-songwriter tells The Advocate she opposes Michfest's intention to exclude trans women but will still headline the event.

Canadian Blood Donor Turned Away Due to Trans Identity
May 19 2014 5:47 PM ET

Canadian Blood Donor Turned Away Due to Trans Identity

Parker Marie Molloy

While trans people in the U.S. are routinely rejected as blood donors, one Canadian trans woman has found herself on the receiving end of the same discriminatory treatment north of the border.

Saginaw, Mich., to Consider Stripping Trans Protections From Nondiscrimination Ordinance
May 19 2014 3:44 PM ET

Mich. City to Consider Stripping Trans Protections From Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Parker Marie Molloy

With the uncertain status of a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, some advocates of Saginaw, Mich.'s LGBT rights ordinance are considering removing some trans protections as a means to sway voters.

PHOTOS: The Entire World Shows Its Pride With IDAHOT
May 19 2014 2:20 PM ET

PHOTOS: The Entire World Shows Its Pride With IDAHOT

Advocate.com Editors

President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry issued statements, the president of Costa Rica raised a pride flag, but most importantly millions of people worldwide stood in solidarity.

Justin Vivian Bond Celebrates a 'Happy Tranniversary!'
May 18 2014 10:00 PM ET

Justin Vivian Bond Celebrates a Happy Tranniversary!

Brandon Voss

The queer icon commemorates 20 years in NYC with an 'extreme' and 'shocking' performance.

WATCH: Andrew Garfield Explores Gender Identity in New Arcade Fire Video
May 16 2014 1:32 PM ET

WATCH: Andrew Garfield Bends Gender for Arcade Fire Video

Parker Marie Molloy

Spider-Man gets made up for Arcade Fire's third single off last year's Reflektor, 'We Exist.'

Michfest Urges Attendees to Rally Behind Its Performers
May 16 2014 10:22 AM ET

Michfest Urges Attendees to Rally Behind Its Performers

Parker Marie Molloy

Michfest organizer Lisa Vogel clarifies that trans women aren't banned — they just aren't wanted on the land.

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